Weekend Project Ideas: 10 Power Tool-Free IKEA Hacks to Try
These IKEA hacks will take some effort, sure. But, you won’t need any power tools, extension cords or impossibly tiny allen wrenches for these transformations. These are the sort of projects you could do in a few hours with some of your existing IKEA furniture (or hey, if you want to get wild and brave IKEA to purchase a fresh piece to hack, knock yourself out). You could enjoy looking at — and using! — these projects by tonight.
Before & After: “Barnwood” Coffee Table IKEA Hack
When it comes to IKEA coffee table hacks, LACKs are oft the starting point. But today, we found a HEMNES that got a country rustic upgrade, with a new “barnwood” top.With gray paint and some wood planks, Jennifer from City Farmhouse put together this shabby chic top for her coffee table that is totally removable and took only two hours! We love the beachy feel and the texture the top adds. For more photos and step-by-step instructions, check out City Farmhouse.
A stencilled Lack coffee table - IKEA Hackers
Materials: Stencils, paint, primer Description: Michael’s stencils and a weekend of patience. Step 1, tape out paint area, I did a wide border. Measure and double check lines. It must remain straight Step 2, paint 2 coats of primer and let dry for around 2 hours Step 3, use stencil (read Martha Stewart’s tips, and …
Ikea Lack Coffee Table Re-do
When Rob and I were thinking of ideas for decorating our new abode, I suggested visiting Ikea for some inspiration. As we strolled through Ikea's maze-like setup, we noticed that they used a white coffee table in most of their living room "demos." We really liked how the white coffee tables seemed to go with any color scheme and given that we hadn't settled on a sofa yet we thought a white coffee table would be a great starting point for the living room. With our modest budget, the Lack…