PBK Cubby Wall Shelf Knockoff

This project was super easy and free! I just used some scrap wood I had, along with stains and finishes already on-hand and built this Pottery Barn Kids knockoff shelf while the baby napped! For the complete play-by-play, click my blog link!

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Cost
Estimated Time Investment
An Hour or Two (0-2 Hours)
Type of Wood
Finish Used
Stained with Rustoleum Ultimate Wood Stain in Dark Walnut, then painted with red Valspar paint, hand-painted numbers with black acrylic paint, then distressed on edges and corners to reveal dark walnut stain, and sealed with 2 coats of Rustoleum Satin Polyurethane.
Recommended Skill Level
Starter Project



Tue, 08/21/2012 - 21:24

This looks great! I just finished the wood part of this project, and was looking to see what everyone used for a finish. Yours looks pink in the photo, but you say it is red paint. Is the picture true to color?