Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Ikea Hacker

Ikea plays a big roll on the Scandinavian style around the word. What I like the most about Ikea furniture is the infinity of possibilities to personalise your own stye, according to your needs and likes - the web site Ikea Hackers is one of the best examples.


This is one of my Ikea hacks. I ADORE my Ikea Bonde. I wanted to personalise it with other colors and textures, and finally I found a super solution I am very happy with.


I was visiting a local hardware store and found a laminate vinyl floor that they had on sale: Senso rustic from Gerflor . It has the perfect thickness to cover the bench doors, is easy to cut and self adhesive. Too bad I am not changing the house floor because this was a very smart alternative!


The bench is decorated with blue details from my mom's paintings, the beautiful blue vase from Ikea's True Blue Collection that I got from my good friend Silvia, candles and two cool prints.



I designed the 11A print, our house number, using as a background one of pictures I took last new years eve. The H print is a typographic art print inspired by the Norwegian Rosemaling style from Eva Juliet.


I replace the handlers with this leather pulls using my old belt. I wanted to do this for the longest time!



What do you think about my hack?

11 comments

  1. Kjempestilig!!!!!! Du er flink:)
    Silje

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  2. Kjempestilig! Så flink og kreativ du er :-) Deilig å se så fine farger hos deg, blir glad av det :-) Ønsker deg en flott tirsdag! Klem Camilla

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  3. Så nydelig hos deg:)du er så flink:))
    Ønsker deg ein flott kveld!
    Klem fra Lillian

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  4. I loved the change!! it looks amazing with your ex belts now as knobs!

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  5. Impresionante todo el conjunto!!!!!! me he quedado boquiabierta!!
    Besos.

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  6. Du er bare så rått, herlig kreativ! Klikker et stort liker nok en gang, og har kost meg masse på oppdateringsrunde hos deg. Det bringer store smil og leken glede å rusle på tur her inne :)

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  7. Que idea tan buena. Me encanta el resultado.

    Itziar

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