I’m kind of proud of this one, though. I’d been trying to figure out a good way to display my collection of Mexican pottery birds, and had liked a shelf that went for about $40 at TJ Maxx. To clarify, I’m not spending $40 on a shelf – that is NOT how I roll.
Fortunately, almost the exact same shelf turned up at a garage sale for $2.50! It was a pain in the sit-upon to hang it, but I really like the end result: