I had gotten this shelf at Goodwill for $2.99.
I wanted to and did remove the top part with the heart. I thought I could use this like one of those trays...
I painted it black then proceeded to glue papers on the back. Or so I thought -- no, I accidentally glued them on the front:( So I peeled them off and washed the mod podge off creating a sort of weathered look WHICH I LOVE! I used black and white photos all from the 4th of July week.
I reglued the papers and then added photos and embellies.
It is going to look AMAZING at the cottage!!