Since we moved, I have been wanting some kind of bookshelf in our living room behind the couch. The husband and I both love to read and we just don't have enough room for all of our books! (half price books is where it's at, yall!) We went back home one weekend, and as I was rummaging through my old room I found my old bookcase. It's small but would be perfect in our living room!...Bad part...when I was younger I tried to decoupage it with pictures cut out from magazines and only finished half of it. It was in rough shape to say the least.
I took the shelves out to scrape off the faux decoupage. The first two shelves I had used clear packing tape so it just peeled right off. The third shelf, I guess I used real decoupage, and it was completely stuck. I couldn't get any of it off, so I decided I just wouldn't use that shelf anymore! Ain't NOBODY got time for that! I went to Michael's and found a really cute rose stencil and I wanted some light grey paint for the project. I'm obviously not a "color" person. I'm really trying to work on it....lol I also grabbed some scrapbook paper that I wanted to use somehow on the shelves.
I started by stenciling the outside of the bookcase. You can click here to see how I stenciled my place mats! Once that was all done, I decoupaged the scrapbook paper to the the two shelves. This project took me approx. two days, just because I'm
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