Add Farmhouse Style To A Garage Sale Shelf With Paint & Stencils

I purchased this wooden shelf in August at a garage sale.  I gave it a makeover.



First I brushed on a of couple coats of Rustoleum 30 Oz Light Tint Base Chalked Ultra Matte Paint mixed as Chiffon Cream.

Farmhouse Stencil from Old Sign Stencils
I pulled out my 26.3" (small) Farmhouse Stencil from *Old Sign Stencils.

Using Ceramcoat Acrylic Paint in Black, I stenciled FARM on one side and HOUSE on the other.

I also used the FARM Local seal at the bottom of this Hobby Lobby stencil on the center top of the shelf.

Adding Farmhouse Style to a Garage Sale Shelf www.organizedclutter.net
I also used my FolkArt Layering Wood Block to faux distress the edges of my shelf along with Ceramcoat Acrylic Paint in Walnut .

More information about my technique with the layering block can be found here.

Adding Farmhouse Style to a Garage Sale Shelf www.organizedclutter.net
It's a nice sized little shelf.  

Perfect for displaying vintage kitchen collectibles.

Adding Farmhouse Style to a Garage Sale Shelf www.organizedclutter.net
I sealed the Chalked Paint and stenciling with Varathane Clear Matte Finish Soft Touch Polyurethane.

Adding Farmhouse Style to a Garage Sale Shelf www.organizedclutter.net
Paint and stencils added new life to the dingy little shelf.

Adding Farmhouse Style to a Garage Sale Shelf www.organizedclutter.net


Items from my August Finds post that have been upcycled or used already:

Safety Grater to Pumpkin/Jack o'Lantern Decor www.organizedclutter.net

Pumpkins Displayed in Wire Basket www.organizedclutter.net
The wire basket on legs is now holding pumpkins on my fall covered patio. 

Thrift Shop Pig Cutting Boards in a CD Crate (Pen) www.organizedclutter.net
The pig cutting boards were darkened up to look old and corralled in a pen.

Upcycled vintage wooden desk tray www.organizedclutter.net
An old desk tray gets a makeover with paint and stencils.

Rummage Sale Framed Prints to Framed Signs www.organizedclutter.net
Garage sale framed prints were painted and stenciled as signs.

Upcycled Garage Sale Stool www.organizedclutter.net
A garage sale stool went from blah to fun!
*Old Sign Stencils provided me with complimentary samples.
All opinions about these fabulous products are my own.








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4 comments:

  1. As always, I just love your stenciled project. This one is another winner!

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  2. I love your upcycle and styling Carlene! So cute!

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  3. You are amazing! I love all your projects! Do you keep them or sell them ? I'd find it hard to part with any of them but the house would get so full!
    Jillxx

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  4. Farmhouse was MADE for the sides of this shelf. Adorably farmhouse chic indeed!

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