Wood Christmas Tree Shelf DIY

A few weeks before Christmas, I decided to make this wood Christmas tree-shaped shelf by Ana White. I would consider myself a beginner in woodworking, and right around the time I started working on the angled cuts with the chop saw, I firmly agreed that “Intermediate,” as the project tagged is tagged, is definitely appropriate.

This was my shopping list:

Technically, I had a 16-foot board, so as if this project wasn’t too complicated already, I decided to shrink the shelf plan enough that I could make two shelves! Whyyyyyyy…..

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Pottery Barn Wreath DIY

I love magnolia wreaths. I recently saw this one on the Pottery Barn website that had magnolia leaves, pomegranates, and pinecones.

Pretty, right? I thought it would look really nice on my fireplace over my DIY Kirkland’s wooden wall plaque, but there were two issues. First, the 24- and 40-inch options are both enormous for that spot. And second, that price — woof! Not in my budget. It seemed easy enough to make though, so I scouted for supplies. I bought a faux magnolia garland and a bunch of small apples on a pick from Michaels, and I used a 12-inch grapevine wreath I already had.

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