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  1. Mrs Major Hoff
    May 4, 2014

    Love them! Might have to add some to a few rooms in my house!

  2. Cath T
    May 5, 2014

    Beautiful and practical. Thanks for the how to.

  3. Heart and Haven
    May 5, 2014

    Where did you move your rustic corner unit to?
    Also, what are the dimensions of your dining room? I have a really small dining room/breakfast nook that currently has a 42″ round glass table and 4 chairs. I’ve been trying to figure out how we can add more seating to our space for our growing family (currently we have to bring a folding chair from the garage every night, lol. Not to mention if we have any friends or family over!). I love your new bench idea, but am not sure how it’d look with a round table…or if I should change our table to be a rectangle shape.

    • Stacy
      May 5, 2014

      I am going to put the barn wood shelf in my boys room. As soon as we finish our bedroom in the basement, we are moving 2 of our boys in there. We will have a camping/outdoorsy theme and I thought the shelves would go great in there!

      Our dining space is 7 feet by 9 feet. It works for now but I honestly don’t know what we will do when our boys grow up and are all tall and lanky :)

  4. Miss Charming
    May 5, 2014

    Such cute little shelves, Stacy!

  5. Kimberly
    May 5, 2014

    Those look great! I want to do this in our front room to display antique board games, etc. Can’t wait to see the full reveal!

  6. kara @ Mine for the Making
    May 6, 2014

    LOVE this! Great tutorial. I can think of 3 places I need these in my home :) Tweeted!

  7. Megan @ Our PInteresting Family
    May 7, 2014

    They look great! Thanks for sharing this tutorial. :)

  8. taradara
    May 7, 2014

    These are sweet! Great photos step by step … and of course, I love your checker ceiling!!!

  9. Em
    May 15, 2014

    How large do you think these could be and still support some weight? How deep are the ones you just built?

  10. Stacy
    May 15, 2014

    From the corner of the wall to the front is about 11 inches, across the front is about 22 inches, and the sides are about 15 inches. The hold a lot of weight especially since I caulked them. I probably wouldn’t go bigger than 14 inches deep.

  11. joe
    August 7, 2014

    I love that ceiling also!

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