Zest it Up
Zest it Up
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  • Atascadero, CA

Hanging Circular Shelf

5 Materials
1 Hour

We got a little crafty in our office bathroom, again. This time around, we created a crazy simple hanging shelf to add interest to our space. I love how it turned out because it’s simplicity lent so much to it’s form. Keeping the elements raw, the shelf took on a fun BOHO vibe that only was accentuated when we decided to use it to display some of our happy succulents. You have gotta love a project that is inexpensive, whips up in a snap, and makes a room feel furnished. Win-win-win!!

Photo Cred: Anya McInroy
  • 12″ wooden disk (mine was purchased at Ace Hardware)
  • drill
  • sisal rope
  • old hook hardware
  • 1 screw hook
Start by drilling three holes in the disk, making sure to keep them equally spaced for balance.
The length of rope you cut depends on how low you desire your shelf to hang from the ceiling.  I chose to cut mine about three feet long.
Insert a piece of rope down into one of the drilled holes and pull it up to tie it off.  Repeat this for all three holes.
Bring all three pieces of rope up to a centered apex.
Wrap them through your hardware and tie them off.  This may take a little fussing in order to keep things balanced and straight.
Now, simply install the screw top hook into your ceiling and hang your new shelf!
Cute as a button, if you as me.
Happy crafting!
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1 question
  • Unique Creations By Anita
    on Jun 18, 2018

    What a great idea, looks great. Did you consider putting the rope through the top and make the not underneath.

    • Cheryl Bruno
      on Jun 23, 2019

      this is a DIY, "knot" a spelling Bee, and I think the project came out great! XXOO

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  • Lisa West
    on Jun 30, 2019

    That is really cute. We were thinking of making 2 for side tables by our bed. Love this idea. Thank you for sharing.

  • Debra
    on Jun 30, 2019

    Very cute indeed !

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