It began a dark brown wood color, but I sanded it and painted it to lighten it up. The color is Sea Glass by Martha Stewart. You can't buy her paint anymore, but you can try to color match it.
After I painted it, I wanted a little of the brown to show through, so I sanded the edges to give it a little bit of a shabby look.
It is the perfect addition to my craft room. It houses my pretty fabric (aka the cute stuff) as well as my yarn, ric rac, and spellbinder. All of my ric rac is stored in the metal buckets that I got from IKEA.
On the top of the bookshelf you will find all of my vinyl. I got the yellow basket from the thrift store (DI) and the metal container I bought at a craft store that was going out of business. So glad I found it! I am loving the way my space is coming together. All of the colors make me so happy and inspire me to do more creative things.
I hung this flower over the top of the bookshelf and love it. It is feminine and fun. I bought it at Hobby Lobby in the outdoors section.
(If you look closely, you will see a little sneak peak of some other fun things in my crafft room. :)