How to make a shelf from an old drawer

Shelves can be a practical addition to any room, serving as a place to store thing. However, shelves can also simply serve as decoration and can add color or personality to a space.
Equally at home in a cozy corner of a living room or bedroom, this adorable shelf pairs perfectly with a comfy chair and some good books. If you want to add rustic charm to your home, check out the video and instructions for this shelf made from an old drawer.
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Materials
- Old drawer
- Screwdriver
- Painter's tape
- Black chalkboard paint
- Paintbrushes
- Red chalk paint
- Metallic gold acrylic paint
- Sawtooth picture hanger
- Drill
- Screws
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Instructions
1. Unscrew the knobs of the drawer with a screwdriver. Set the screws aside.
2. Tape off the sides of the inside of the drawer with painter's tape so the bottom can be painted.
3. Paint the bottom of the inside of the drawer with black chalkboard paint.
4. Once the chalkboard paint is dry, remove the painter's tape.
5. Paint the front of the drawer with red chalk paint and let dry.
6. Paint the drawer knobs with the metallic gold paint. Allow the paint to dry.
7. Screw the knobs back into the front of the drawer with the screws you set aside.
8. Flip over the drawer and, using painter's tape, tape the sawtooth hangers into place.
9. Screw the sawtooth hangers into place with the drill. Once secured, remove the painter's tape.
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