10 IKEA Favorites Made Better by a DIY Paint Job

The IKEA name has come to represent smart, affordable furniture for homeowners and apartment dwellers of all ages. But with that popularity comes easy recognition; if you’ve outfitted your room in purchases from IKEA, it can feel like you own the same furnitur

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Painting Wood Furniture

To create the perfect entryway table, these homeowners transformed IKEA’s three-tiered console table using a saw and paint. Cutting off the bottom shelf freed up more room to stand boots and shoes underneath, and leaving the bottom third unpainted creates a trendy “dipped” look.

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DIY Bar Stool Makeover

One trademark of IKEA furniture, unfortunately, is that the legs of chairs and tables tend to be pretty standard—even boring. In this simple spray-paint DIY, Brenda took her inexpensive chairs and added a simple touch of sophisticated gold.


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