I’ve had this set of shutters propped up behind my closet door since last year’s garage sale season.
I finally found my inspiration!
I found these two cast iron brackets on clearance at Hobby Lobby for $3 each:
I spray painted them ivory (and a bit of my grass too):
My power-tool loving hubby removed the old hinges.
Next, we put the shelves together and connected them with the brackets:
I thought the cottage shelf would look pretty cute over our bed:
I was right.