How to Make a Cottage Shelf with Branches

Create this distinctive display shelf in minutes

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Clamps
  • Cordless drill
  • Tape measure
  • Stud finder
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Level
  • Drill bit set
  • Handsaw
  • Stepladder

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Branches
  • 1x12 shelf
  • Drywall anchors
  • Screws
  • 2x4
  • 24 x 48 x 3/4-in. plywood