Ahh, I’m so behind on sharing my house renovation progress. But since we’ve had SO MANY QUESTIONS how to make our diy farmhouse entryway shelf, we are sharing the official tutorial today. It’s super easy since all you need are a handful of supplies so here are the quick details that we’ve been asked the most about. The size of the shelf is 2″ thick x 12″ deep. You’ll cut it to whatever length fits your space, ours is a 6′ long shelf, half of the length of my 12′ bench underneath. The corbels for my dining room farmhouse shelves were from Home Depot but these chunky corbels were purchased online since I wanted them to be heftier but still affordable. Read on for how easy it was to assemble.

diy farmhouse entryway shelf - Loving this colorful farmhouse entryway. Check out the tutorial to make this chunky farmhouse shelf!

diy farmhouse entryway shelf
Supplies:

Supplies to make a farmhouse shelf, check out this easy step by step tutorial to make an entryway shelf!

diy farmhouse entryway shelf – stain it 

Stary by staining the corbels and wood shelf by dipping the rag in the stain; rub it into wood then wipe off with a clean end of the rag. 

How to build and hang a farmhouse shelf, so pretty! How to stain a farmhouse entryway shelf, such a pretty and affordable way to decorate your home!

Repeat until finished. We did 1 coat on each to keep it a lighter tone, you can do as many layers as you like until your desired color is achieved. Let them dry for an hour or until dry to the touch.

Where to buy wood corbels! Love these rustic corbels for farmhouse shelves. How to build easy farmhouse inspired shelves!

diy farmhouse entryway shelf – hang it

Now that you’ve stained your wood and corbels, get ready to hang it. Our vision for our new shiplap wall has always included a shelf (like our old entryway) and we were so excited to find the perfect rustic corbels to pull the look together.

Love this peel and stick shiplap wall, such an easy way to shiplap a wall quickly!

Our wall is roughly 14′ long and it was difficult to fill the full length before. We temporarily hung our fun home sweet home wood cutouts above my favorite thrifted church pew to take up space. 
Love this Home Sweet Home wodo cutout, such pretty wall decor! Love this pretty entryway decor idea, so easy to create!

To hang the shelves, find a stud, install an anchor and screw in your 4-6″ screw.

How to hang wood corbel shelves, so dang cute! Love this easy farmhouse shelf installation project, such a pretty entryway farmhouse shelf!

How to make rustic farmhouse entryway shelf, so easy! Love this rustic farmhouse shelf tutorial and these rustic wood corbels!

diy farmhouse entryway shelf – secure the wood corbels 

To secure the wood to the corbels, screw directly into the top of the wood into the top of the corbels (you’ll use 4 screws total, 2 on each side).

Love this diy rustic shelf tutorial, such a cute famhouse shelf! Easy farmhouse shelf tutorial!

That’s all there is to it! It took me an hour or so, start to finish. I promise you that you can make this lickity split!—I even hung it by myself because my husband got a bomb call out (cop wife problems), it was a little intense weight-wise but I did it!

Follow this simple tutorial to make this farmhouse shelf! Such an easy step by step to make a rustic shelf!

Check out how easy it is to make this entryway farmhouse shelf! Just grab a couple corbles and a piece of wood, such an easy tutorial!

Grab a hello sign and family cutout for an easy way to style your new farmhouse shelf.

Love this easy to put together entrway fall decor ideas! Grab the easy how to on this rustic farmhouse shelf step by step!

The easy way to make farmhouse shelves! Love these rustic corbels stained with a matching piece of wood, so easy to create this farmhouse entryway shelf!

Easy rustic farmhouse tutorial, so easy to create this entryway farmhouse shelf!

Easy peasy farmhouse shelf tutorial! Love these rustic corbels to make this easy entryway shelf!

Loving this eclectic farmhouse decor! Learn how easy it is to make this easy rustic farmhouse shelf!

Oh hello, fun gallery wall! Still loving those playful stripes in my newly renovated hallway.

Easy farmhouse shelf tutorial. Love this colorful farmhouse decor!

Loving this eclectic farmhouse decor! Such fun, coloful farmhouse decor and furnishings. Easy to replicate rustic decor with an easy farmhouse shelf tutorial!

I already swapped out a few pieces of decor, lol…can you spot the differences? 🙂

Loving this colorful farmhouse entryway. Check out the tutorial to make this chunky farmhouse shelf!

Are you in love with those black pendants? Me too! Read all about my favorite barn lights here.

Farmhouse entryway makeover: love this fun colorful farmhouse decor! These black barn light pendants really ground the farmhouse style.

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Learn how easy it is to make these diy farmhouse shelves! So dang cute and so dang simple! Get the step by step to make this easy rustic shelf, love the wood corbels!

Here’s a fall peek of this space with our favorite hooks, official tutorial coming soon. I know, slacking, originally shared the hooks on our Instagram feed forever ago, ack, so behind!

Pretty entryway mantel, love the pops of fall in this farmhouse space!

Looking for a sign version of our home sweet home cutouts shown above? Take a peek at it in Kristi’s entryway:

diy farmhouse entryway shelf

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Pretty farmhouse dining room shelves, click through to see how easily the room came together. Step by step how to create this look! Pretty farmhouse dining room decor ideas! DIY farmhouse shelves using stain + paint!

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