DIY Farmhouse Style Wood Display Riser | Fun Decor Piece

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1 Hour

I like to vary the height of items when decorating and it was time for a diy with a nod to farmhouse style!

I had scrap wood that would work for this project and wanted something fun to use for the feet, and I knew I wanted them to be wood, so I looked around until I found something I thought would be perfect.

(but of course you could use several things.)

I found some wood in my scrap pile and got to work.

I used my sander to smooth out the wood and then brought it inside to paint.

I was going for a Farmhouse look so I didn't completely cover the entire board. I left small area's with the natural wood showing through.

After the paint had dried, I took it back outside to sand again.

I used my sander to get rid of the paintbrush markings as well as to distress it even more, and show more of the natural wood.

Then I brought it inside and using wood glue I placed my 'feet' where I wanted them to go.

After they dried I had fun moving it around the house and trying it out in several ways.

I loved it so much I made a second one and added gray to it, and I am definitely making more of these!

The one shown measures approx. 6" x 13"

Very versatile decor piece and can be made in so many sizes, shapes, and colors!

(I share a few more pictures in my blog post, and in my video.)

I am definitely making another one in a dark wood stain as well!

Should I leave the wood feet natural with a dark wood stain top, or paint them white? Hmm.. kind of leaning towards the natural.

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Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!


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  • Skip
    on Sep 24, 2019

    I will be making these for a centerpiece.

  • Lisa Sinclair
    on Sep 28, 2019

    I like to add different levels to my decorating too. Usually I use old books, but this would be great for those smaller places, Thanks so much for sharing this!

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