Hanging Wall-Mounted Shelf DIY for Literally Any Bathroom

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If you are looking for more wall storage options for your bathroom, you are not alone! We are always on the hunt for simple, stylish, and affordable shelving. Today we are delighted to show you just how simple it is to make a hanging wall shelf. You could even make this a multiple shelf DIY as well. We love the look of natural cotton cording (macrame cord) and natural wood. It's timeless, while giving a look of Scandinavian design as well.

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Adding some fresh greenery, candles, and pretty beauty products to this hanging shelf will elevate the look of the bathroom ... and give you more storage options, too!

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You will only need some basic materials for this project, so let's get started.

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Things You'll Need

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Step 1

Trim wood to appropriate size. The shelf featured here is 5.5 inches x 17 inches. Sand edges. Drill holes using appropriate size drill bit.

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Step 2

Lightly sand drilled holes.

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Step 3

Cut two pieces of cording, 3 to 4 feet. Thread one piece up through the holes on the left side, and then the other cord through the holes on the right, pulling the cording up from the bottom.

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Step 4

Pull the left and right sides of the cording to meet evenly at the top. Loop the four pieces of cording through the metal ring.

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Step 5

Determine how long you want your shelf to hang from the gold ring. Secure the cording onto the ring using hot glue. Fold the cording over the ring and glue.

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Step 6

Take two pieces of the cording and wrap around the other two pieces of cording. You will wrap around four or five times.

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Step 7

Trim the ends of the rope that you wrapped around the other cording.

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Step 8

Wrap the end of the rope and add some hot glue to make sure it stays secure. Glue on the front and back of the ends of the wrapped rope.

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Hang the shelf and add your favorite small vases, candles, ceramics, beauty products, and more!

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