Our love for DIYs began with a small project that literally only took us a few hours to complete! It also ignited my love of accent walls and we haven’t slowed down since!
It all started when this gorgeous photo stopped my Pinterest scroll. The accent wall’s color, shelves, and decor all worked together in perfect unity. I was so inspired by the design and super motivated to create a similar look.
After trying out several paint samples, I eventually found THE ONE! This color is Iron Ore by Sherwin Williams and it’s the right balance of moodiness and warmth! Already the accent wall was taking shape and I was loving the progress!
Building the shelves was much easier than expected! We used hobby boards because of their affordability and perfect size! Hubby secured the 2″ trim pieces using wood glue to avoid filling screw holes. Since I already loved the wood color of the shelves, I chose to emphasize that color with a natural wood stain. Mounting the shelves was also quite simple. We used 2 strut brackets on each one, and of course, I selected the gold option as an added detail.
Accent Wall Reveal
So, about 3 hours after having this random idea, we had completed our FIRST DIY project! This beautifully moody accent wall with contrasting natural wood shelves is a great beginner project! If we can do it, so can you!
This mini accent wall is a great beginner project that definitely made us fall in love with DIYS! Completing our first DIY gave us the motivation to continue down this path! Since then, we’ve completed a vertical shiplap installation in our loft nook space and even created a modern color block wall. One of the goals of this blog is to create and share simple DIYs in our home. We truly hope you find inspiration in this little wall feature and in our other completed projects. Comment and let me know what was your first DIY project! Until next time friends!