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Rustic DIY Bookshelf with IKEA Ekby Brackets | Wooden planks at hardware stores that are labelled 1" are actually 3/4"—just an industry standard thing.  to get a perfect fit, you have to buy a stair tread that measures exactly 1" (she got hers at Lowes) and trim lengthwise to fit the braket.  The blogger here used “Dark Walnut” by Minawax for the stain.

Rustic DIY Bookshelf with IKEA Ekby Brackets

Rustic DIY Bookshelf with IKEA Ekby Brackets. Learn how to find wood that actually fits the IKEA brackets!

Adding a coat of Jacobean Minwax stain over the Dark Walnut left this beautiful, rich color

Door Color - Jacobean Minwax stain over the Dark Walnut left this beautiful, rich color

Custom built, solid wood Modern Farmhouse Dining Furniture. 7' L x 37" W x 30" H Baluster Table with a traditional tabletop stained Dark Walnut with an Ivory painted base. Pictured with a Dianne Bench and Henry Dining Chairs.

The wall Custom built, solid wood Modern Farmhouse Dining Furniture. L x W x H Baluster Table with a traditional tabletop stained Dark Walnut with an Ivory painted base. Pictured with a Dianne Bench and Henry Dining Chairs.

Dark walnut stain on front door. I like the idea of the reflective mirror so that you can't see inside. by totersen

Place a bar of Ivory soap in the microwave for two minutes to make a soap cloud. We then turned it into bathtub paint. The kids loved it! (I was probably just as entertained.

New solid 2 1/4 red oak hardwood floors refinished with one coat of dark walnut stain color and three coats of Swedish finish. (Photo credit to the client) #hardwoodfloors #refinishyourfloors

New solid 2 red oak hardwood floors refinished with one coat of dark walnut stain color and three coats of Swedish finish. (Photo credit to the client)

Dining Room Table Makeover  Min wax walnut and min wax special dark. And poly

Dining Room Table Makeover

Dining Room Table Makeover Min wax dark walnut and min wax special dark. And poly

Love the floor color! - Minwax - Dark Walnut

Dark Walnut floor color same as in kitchen. Goes well with the gray wall color (NB)

Can you believe that adding a coat of Jacobean Minwax stain over the Dark Walnut left me with this beautiful, rich color? (I can't!)

Can you believe that adding a coat of Jacobean Minwax stain over the Dark Walnut left this beautiful, rich color?