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Move aside floating living room shelves, my husband’s office shelving just won the title of my favorite build ever! I completed modern industrial shelving for my husband’s home office makeover for week 4 of the One Room Challenge. Click to check out the office’s mood board & design plan, the DIY drum chandelier I did last week, and here to see the other participant’s rooms.
I found a tutorial for an IKEA HYLLIS hack on Shine Your Light Blog that I absolutely fell in love with. Her helpful tips outlined everything I needed to know to make these, so just pop over there for the full tutorial.
I also am proud to say I scored the HYLLIS metal shelves when they went on sale at IKEA for only $10 a piece! Then of course, shopping for wood I went with pine, rough sawn on one side to make it cheaper. I couldn’t have made this without Rust-Oleum, my favorite spray paint brand, who graciously sent me a few cans of white and oil-rubbed bronze spray paint to use in this project.
Here is a breakdown of this project’s costs:
- 4 pine boards 1″ x 12″ in 8′ length = $40
- 2 IKEA HYLLIS steel shelving units = $20
- 2 cans Rust-Oleum Oil Rubbed Bronze spray paint = $0 (would usually cost $8, but Rust-Oleum sent me free product for this blog post – yay!)
- Jacobean stain = $0 (picked up free at the local household hazardous waste facility)
Watch me create these shelves from start to finish in my YouTube time-lapse video.
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I could not be more pleased with how the modern industrial shelving turned out. They are just my style and give the office SO much functional storage!
This room is really starting to take shape. Here’s how the to-do list is looking:
- Paint walls gray & trim white
Build industrial shelving with IKEA hyllis hack
- Paint abstract piece of artwork
Paint frame of hexagon mirror white Make DIY lamp shade chandelier
- Hang cream curtains
- Decorate space using copper accents and multiple textures
Please PIN this shelving idea if it inspired you!
Thanks for reading! Come back next week to see more in the office makeover One Room Challenge!