Monday, May 3, 2010

IKEA Rast Dresser

What would happen if Aubrey + Lindsay's RAST side table:



had a baby with Bungalow 5 Niagara 3-door dresser?



That was the inspiration I had for this IKEA Rast hack I did for a client.

I started by painting the front of the drawers white.


Charlotte loves supervising my DIY projects :)

I wanted the body black, but stained.. not painted. I used IKEA black wood stain (you can see it in some of the images).







I did two coats of black stain, and then three coats of water based poly.

Here is the after:







The knobs are from Anthropologie.

I couldn't get great pictures - hopefully I can get some better ones when the dresser is in my clients home!

20 comments:

  1. That looks amazing!! The knobs really make it!

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  2. Love it! What a creative way to turn something ordinary into a standout piece.

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  3. It turned out so lovely!! I love it when people repurpose furniture to create the look they want.

    Oh, and Charlotte looks like a nice buddy to have around :)

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  4. what a great result!! If I had some spare space I would definitely tackle this one!
    i love your projects, thank you so much for sharing! i cant wait to make my notice board

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  5. very cute! i really want to do this for my son's room!

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  6. Wow, Bryn! This looks fantastic! I can't wait to see the final product all put together!

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  7. i love how affordable the rast dresser is, and you really made it look high end.
    nice job.

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  8. Love it! The knobs look like they were made for it. Great job!

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  9. Yours looks great. I've loved the first image ever since I first saw it months ago. One of my dogs like to supervise, too. :)

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  10. looks great! what a wonderful idea.

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  11. I've loved this Ikea hack from first sight - I adore your version - I'm hoping to do something similar for my bedroom someday!

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  12. This is one of my favorite hacks I plan on doing this with a collette bed for my master bedroom!

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  13. Great items. I was just in HomeGoods on Saturday and Charlotte doesnt have a nearly as nice items as the ones youve posted.

    That mirror is sweet tho.

    I did see a mirror that I wanted while I was in there. I just dont think I wanted to pay the $200 price tag.


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  14. Perfect! The outcome turns out to be wonderful.

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  15. LOVE!!! Any pics of it in the space?

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