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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Easy Rose Book Shelf


This is a super small book shelf. I do not have the before picture.  It was a walnut brown found at an Estate sale. 

This book Shelf comes apart into four pieces.  I painted it a white gloss, with Krylon spray paint. 
 I used Sculpy oven bake polymer clay to sculpt a rose.  I then baked the rose in the oven for about 25 minutes on 220 degree's.   After it cooled about two hours later I applied the rose to the book shelf with E-6000 glue and taped it in place with painter tape till dry. 
 Then spray painted it in place for the final coat.  

 I have placed it in my antique booth at the Farm House Antiques Mall. 


  1. What a nie change & love the rose. That won't last long ...
    Have a beautiful eve ~
    TTFN ~

  2. This shelf would be sooo cute in the kitchen on a counter with cookbooks. Its such a nice small size! Easy to use! Looks so pretty in has come alive! Won't last long Cindy! From one sweetie to another....Roxie

  3. Hi Cindy,
    Thanks for leaving a comment on my blog. I am visiting NOW because I will completely forget by the time I get back from my trip! It's not for two more weeks. YIKES!!!! Only two more weeks...from today.....gotta go....I'm not ready.

    Cindy Bee

    PS - That little bookshelf would be perfect in a kitchen to hold cookbooks! Love it.

  4. Sorry-I just now saw as I was pushing the button publish that someone else already said that about the bookshelf. Oh well...I guess that just seals the's a kitchen cookbook holder!

    Cindy Bee

  5. Love this! I want to know how to do the rose so I can make one for my daughters room!

  6. Hi Sharon,
    To make the rose you will need Sculpy oven bake polymer clay. You can find this at Hobby Lobby. I just bought the white 6.99 block. You then tear off a chunk and roll it in your hands to soften. You start with the center of the rose and keep adding layers until you get the shape you desire. You can also make leaves. You will make shapes of leaves then use a toothpick to place the lines in the leaves. Connect all of it together then bake see directions above but all ovens are different so if your oven is hotter then turn down to 200 degree's. You can paint it any color with spray paint or with acrylic paints then spray with a clear coat to protect it. Hope you enjoy... Cindy

  7. I can't wait to try it! Thank you!

  8. The book shelf make-over looks great and adding the rose was the finishing touch! You have a lovely blog and have become one of your newest followers.

  9. What a great idea!! Did you mold the rose yourself? I am following back and have added you to my list of regular blogs to follow!

  10. Great idea my friend!