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DIY Floating shelves, desk and loft bed

Tara86
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DIY Floating shelves, desk and loft bed

I recently built loft beds using my daughters exciting bed frames. Finally have finished one bedroom adding floating shelves and a desk using left over fence pickets. To add some industrial feel given her bed was all black I spray painted aluminium black for the ends and used the black top from her original desk. I added a shelf for her pens etc and decorated them with positive and inspirational quotes. 

She absolutely loves her room and is able to have her sanctuary. Whether it’s for homework, reading or some playtime. 

 

 

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Moderator Walter
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Re: DIY Floating shelves, desk and loft bed

@Tara86   That looks great!

 

You've inspired me- all my kids have grown up and moved out, but I'm loving the look you achieved. 

I'm going to try the same sort of material and look for my floating shelves and  a "new" Sofa in my "men's shed"

rovergunn
New Contributor

Re: DIY Floating shelves, desk and loft bed

Love it I make lots of things from old pallets Garden seats and tables Garden work stations. Soon going to have a go at planter boxes and free standing gardens.
CodeFox
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Re: DIY Floating shelves, desk and loft bed

I joined this forum just to tell you how much I love the ends you made for the desk! They look amazing!
I'm in the middle of doing my son's room and was browsing for ideas. Thanks for posting.
Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Re: DIY Floating shelves, desk and loft bed

Welcome @CodeFox. Great to see you were inspired by @Tara86's amazing work. Have you read her story here - https://www.workshop.com.au/t5/Blog/How-to-build-your-D-I-Y-confidence/ba-p/28362

 

If you click on Tara's username you'll also see other projects she has shared. 

 

Looking forward to seeing what you can do with your son's bedroom. Perhaps you might like to start a new discussion and share some photos and some detail about your plans? We have loads of helpful members sharing great advice and inspiration every day.

 

Jason

 

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Tara86
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Re: DIY Floating shelves, desk and loft bed

  @CodeFox  Wow thank you so much, I really appreciate hearing that! 

 

It was really easy to do. The wood I used for the table was the Cypress Picket fence from Bunnings. Had left overs as it was used for another project but ended up building something else. If you have any questions about it please let me know! Good luck with your sons room!

 

cheers Tara

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