Dining Room Changes

DIY, Projects

  1. Ardith says:

    Wall envy here, Shayna, your color choice was inspired. It looks fantastic. Cheers and have a great weekend, Ardith

  2. This looks wonderful! The shelves are like art now! Great job!

  3. Love the color. It is so dramatic and perfect.

  4. Patty says:

    Gosh! I loved it before, but I really do now. PLEASE do not make us wait to long to see how you style them. That is totally the fun part….for you and for us! I love the idea of mixing it up with white dishes and candles and books and art and oh, my! YES! All of it! Cannot wait!!!

  5. Kim says:

    This is beautiful and I can’t wait to see what you decide to put on the shelves.

  6. Erin says:

    Just beautiful! They are so striking and moody in the most perfect way.

  7. Colleen says:

    Love it! I’m having a crush on dark colors right now, especially behind shelves! Glad you like it and looking forward to seeing how you style them!

  8. Dawn says:

    Absolutely love the new color!!!!..cant wait to see how you decorate them?

  9. kim says:

    Looks fab!!! Has me rethinking my color choices for my kitchen.

  10. LIsa Mothersead says:

    Beautiful and I love the wall texture. I hope you keep the galvanized stuff. Love that! ❤️

  11. Linda says:

    I used a deep grey by Valparaiso last year in my dining room and kitchen …love it then love it still …it made our wood look so pretty…I think your project turned out stunning….so glad to see a post that is NOT white on white on white

  12. Sonya says:

    Love it!

  13. Jen says:

    I love the pop of color and the depth this adds! Feeling shelf envy over here at my house.

  14. Jo says:

    My dining room was a very creamy color and I wanted an accent so I painted one wall black. It’s now my favorite room in the house. It’s amazing what black paint can do for a room. I love these shelves.

  15. Arell says:

    I loved this space before, but I REALLY love it now! I did not think it needed a thing, but I absolutely love the transformation! The room has that cool, kind of moody, deep look now. I think it came out perfectly.

  16. […] know… I know… I left you hanging last week with the new dining room changes I made. That beautiful paint color has kind of changed everything! I’m beyond in love with […]

  17. Angela says:

    What stain color are the shelves?

  18. Aysegul says:

    WOW! We just found you on Pinterest and loving all your DIY tips and projects. Both my husband and I feel so inspired and want to do something similar for our library room. Quick question:
    Would these shelves hold books? Not just a few though.. Think of it like each shelve lined with books from left to right?
    Would you have any suggestions to make it sturdy so that it won’t fall?
    Thanks so much in advance.

    • Shayna says:

      Oh my goodness! Thank you for such a lovely comment! I’m so happy you found me! 🙂 Yes, these shelves would hold books. I had heavy, heavy dishes on them, but they weren’t completely lining the shelves. I think it will depend how long of a wall the wood will be spanning. If you have a smaller spaces, the boards will be able to handle it without sagging. If however, you’re wanting to fill a big wall like I did, I would probably run a board along the back of the wall and anchor the shelf board to it. Visually, you could either paint the board the same color as your wall, or stain it to match the shelving boards. I hope that makes sense! 🙂

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