I couldn't find exactly what I wanted for the price I wanted in terms of magazine holders even at IKEA, so I got some plain wood ones there and decided I would stencil something onto them. I had paint and stencils already, so... why not?
I don't have a before shot, but all I did was tape the stencils down and then paint, wait for them to dry, then move them... nothing too fancy. But the outcome is really lovely, I think.
Side & Spine:
Side & Front: