Monday, March 11, 2013

IKEA Rast Hack - Reveal

Here is my IKEA Rast reveal...I finished it a couple of days ago and I'm loving IT.

I now have tons of storage...9 draws.

I decided to use a dark stain on the outside box...and a simple white paint on the draw fronts.

...I filled in the original draw pull holes...there were two on each drawer...because I knew I wanted to use a different IKEA draw pull...

The silver draw pulls are from the IKEA kitchen collection and they were just $2.99 for two.

I left the bottom draws without pulls...I thought it may look too much like office furniture if I added pulls to the bottom draw.


...this is what it looks like when you put it together out the box.

...you know I couldn't leave it like that... 

I mixed a couple of colors of leftover stain to come up with this color.
I used oops paint to paint the draw fronts.... .50 cents.


...and viola



...wanna try it?  

Visit IKEA...it's just $34.00 and you can order it online.

8 comments:

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    1. Thank ya...they were easy to put together too.

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  2. Looks terrific! Like the pulls you used, they create a sleek look.

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  3. So great, such a pleasure to see your creativity at work.. job well done!
    Listen when and if you come to LA stop by in at my new store Bonita Interiors just opened last wk. I wanna see you there sometime!!! then we can do some serious damage at some thrift stores!!!
    www.bonita-interiors.com

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  4. I plan on moving this summer and I'm so going to do this! I love IKEA!

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  5. Great idea!! One other that I utilize often is to take pictures of my rooms and looking at them on the computer screen…for some reason, it gives me a new perspective and new way of looking at the room. Not sure why it works, but it does:) Thanks for the inspiration.

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  6. Excellent job, I really like it as a tv console.

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