Friday, April 18, 2014

MODify: Make Your Own Easy Game Board Shelves 3 Ways, DIY Simple Shelving

Let's go back to a popular first world childhood dilemma. You're bored with pals, enjoying that luxurious free time you had no idea would be scant in adult years, and decide to bust out the board games to alleviate boredom. Lo and behold, you can't play because half the pieces are missing. Gremlins take them in the night, I tell you, because I have never had all of my game pieces remain intact. (Save for my precious Transformers Monopoly, naturally.) So what to do with the beautiful game boards now that you can't play? Turn them into sexy shelves!


There are three ways to approach this. 1) Attach your L Brackets to the wall, then balance your game boards on top. NOT very professional but it does work and doesn't damage potentially valuable old boards.


2) Attach your L brackets to the wall (opposite way that they're attached in the photos, "upside down") and glue your boards to the brackets! Choose a strong adhesive like E600 or hot glue. You can also use strong double-sided tape (3M makes double-sided tape that won't hurt the walls, I have it pictured in the last photo, the green/white roll) to attach them.


3) Instead of just placing your boards atop the L brackets you can nail the top of the boards to the wall, attach them to the wall with double sided tape, or use a picture hanging kit on the backs of the boards. You can attach the base to the L brackets with more glue or even attach a piece of wood for more stability.


Whatever method you choose, I'd make sure to stage these with lighter-items only! No breakables. This is not the spot to perch your bowling ball collection, clearly. I made my shelves from G.I. Joe and Mad Magazine game boards I found at the flea market last weekend. The project cost $6.00 total! (The L brackets were .25 cents each on clearance at IKEA.) It really balances out the other corner of my "office" space for the moment (until I install a wall-o-shelves, can't wait) and goes with my playful home aesthetic. Fun times, now to make a million more!

Dig through your closets to find game boards with missing pieces or keep an eye out for them, they're always popping up at flea markets and thrift stores!
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84 comments:

  1. LOVE THIS!!! Will try! Thanks!

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    1. No problem, I'll be making many more myself.

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  2. This is the most ingenious DIY project you've ever posted. Now I have an excuse to pick up those board games from thrift stores which are obviously missing pieces.

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    1. Do eeeet :D My mom called to say she found a Ninja Turtles one (vintage!) for me to do this with, can't wait to see it.

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  3. These are soooo cute! I love them!

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    1. Thanks Trina. Must make moooar :D

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  4. Very cool. I guess they wouldn't work for storing ebay inventory LOL. Always need more space for inventory! I have some scrabble boards I may try this with.

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    1. Haha- nooo, unless it was all a bunch of light-weight toys ;) My decision-paralysis is keeping me from making better shelving but I'm going to make a big wall of shelves for storing inventory beautifully soon and shall share zee process. Same here, always need inventory storage. Glad to move all this merchandise to a large booth soon!

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  5. I absolutely love this idea - especially for a kids room (adults to but so easy for a kids room). Very inexpensive as games with missing pieces are always found cheaply at garage sales. By the way, After hubby and I had been together for about a year, we realized that as kids we had both been crazy over Mad Magazine. Still love it!

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    1. I adore Mad Magazine, soooo good. I had a big book of the vintage ones that make me a little sad about our generations drop in reading level/political savvy though ;) My mom and I want to make some for the kid's rooms but it's hard when I want to keep them all !

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    2. "The kids" being my nieces and nephews. They have enough, I won't be providing more, haha ;)

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  6. OMG!! This is just genius!! I always find old school board games but never get them because pieces are missing and I'm like, "What can I do with just the board?" I'm hoping the Polly Pocket game is still at my goodwill...

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  7. This is a brilliant ideaz and I love the personal touch with your robots and dinos =)))

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    1. Thank you, I can't resist ;) They are my trademark.

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  8. That is really cool Unfortunately I am a very lazy person and would probably never get around to doing this.

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    1. It took me minutes, I'm a pretty lazy/procrastinating crafter myself ;D Nail L brackets to wall, perch game boards on top. Easy-peasy.

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  9. Those boards are A-DORABLE! I am pinning this idea now so I will remember it! Such a creative idea for a kids room or for a 31 year old's room...for that matter!

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  10. Indeed ;D Certainly are in this 27-year-old's house !

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  11. Love this! I might do this in my kiddos' rooms.

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    1. Good idea, we're thinking of installing these in my nephew's rooms. :D

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  12. Very cute. 3M makes strips you can use to hang picture frames without damaging the walls/pictures. Something to keep in mind if you don't want to damage the game board.

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    1. Oh that's what I was using, neglected to put that specific info in the post. Shall update it ;)

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  13. these look great! such a good way to display awesome board games!

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    1. Thanks! The art should be preserved. I have a gorgeous ninja turtle board game that needs to go somewhere now, hmmm...

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