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    A SAVVY woman has been inundated with praise after revealing how she gave her boring Ikea drawers a very modern makeover. The woman, who goes by the acronym studiotwentyseven on TikTok, shared a short clip where she can be seen hard at work sanding down the Hemnes chest of drawers, which retails at £229. 2A clever DIY fan upcycled the Hemnes chest of drawers from Ikea (pictured, before)Credit: @studiotwentyseven/TikTok 2She achieved the stylish new look by applying a lick of paint and some new handlesCredit: @studiotwentyseven/TikTok She explains: "Sanded the whole unit and painted two coats of Fusion Mineral Paint in Ash." After delicately painting around the sides, she can then be seen applying paint using a paint-roller. She continues: "Stained the drawer fronts a dark walnut colour and gave them a couple of coats of satin varnish." The DIY enthusiast captioned the post: "Love this IKEA hack I did on this Hemnes dresser." READ MORE ON TRANSFORMATIONSDI-WOW We transformed our bathroom using bargains from Gumtree & eBay, saving over £7KGREAT IKEA I transformed my boring Ikea Malm drawers...
    RATHER than forking out on new furniture, upcycling has become a favourite across social media. And one woman, from the UK, who goes by the acronym dbhome_47 on TikTok, has revealed how she transformed her standard, plain white IKEA drawers using just planks of woods and a lick of paint. 3A savvy TikTok user, who goes by the acronym dbhome_47 on TikTok, explained how she was eager to give her £80 Ikea Malm chest of drawers a makeoverCredit: tiktok 3In a clip, she demonstrated how she achieved the finished lookCredit: tiktok In a second clip, the savvy homeowner explained how she had bought the £80 Malm drawers ages ago, but was eager to give them a modern update. As she started the DIY project, she could firstly be seen sanding down the drawers. Then, she cut several planks of woods to size before glueing them on to the front of the drawers to create panelling - adding some much-needed characteristic. Next up, she used a roller to give the drawers a much-needed lick of paint. Finally, she...
    THEY'RE affordable and functional. But IKEA's MALM drawers aren't the most aesthetically pleasing piece of furniture you'll ever buy. 5Charley showed off her amazing IKEA drawers, which she transformed using lollipop sticksCredit: @thisgirldiys/Tiktok 5The drawers as they looked beforeCredit: @thisgirldiys/Tiktok So one DIY fan came up with a brilliant way to transform hers - using lollipop sticks. Charley took to TikTok to show off the incredible makeover, starting the video by showing the drawers as they were and adding: "Hmmm, I feel like this could be better." She began by adding some strip wood to give each drawer a border, before "chopping up a million lollipop sticks" and glueing them on using Gorilla Glue for wood. Once she'd arranged the sticks in an attractive diagonal pattern, she used Ronseal wood filler to fill in the gaps. "It’s exactly the right colour that you’ll need so it’s perfect for this job," she added. Charley then sanded the surface down, wiped away the dust, caulked the edges and added some stylish black long handles. Most...
    A MOM-of-four has shared how a bargain organizer she picked up at Ikea turned out to be a total gamechanger in keeping her home tidy. The busy mum says the Jonaxel storage system, a $40 metal tower with removable drawers has completely changed the way she does laundry and made her life easier. 2The mum said she no longer has piles of laundry lying around the houseCredit: IKEA The mum described sorting laundry piles full of clothes of herself, her husband, and her four kids, her "personal hell." She said that she would leave laundry baskets laundry baskets in the middle of the living room that would end up staying there for days, according to Apartment Therapy. She said: "I’d leave six half-full laundry baskets, which clothes were being sorted into, around the living room. "Two days later they would still be there, occupying a major living space in our house. It had to end." Determined to find a solution to the problem, she headed over to Ikea, where after going through various non-efficient laundry baskets, she came across...
    A savvy homeowner has revealed how she upcycled an old chest of drawers from Ikea into a chic and stylish new office desk. Melanie, who shared a video on TikTok along with a step-by-step guide on her blog, explained how she owned various shapes and sizes of the Ikea Malm chest of drawers, which retail at £70. 3SAVVY homeowner Melanie, who is from the US, took to TikTok and explained how she owned various shapes and sizes of the Ikea Malm chest of drawersCredit: @melanie_jade_design/Tiktok 3She revealed how she upcycled an old chest of drawers from Ikea into a chic and stylish new office deskCredit: @melanie_jade_design/Tiktok But over time, Melanie, who is from the US, worried they were lacking style. So, when her husband started working from home and needed an office space, she told how it seemed like the perfect excuse to get creative. On her blog, she explained: "We already had the IKEA Malm chest of drawers, so I searched for a desk that could sit alongside the drawers and were the same height (or thereabouts) so they...
    WE love an IKEA fix as much as the next person - but let's be honest, their furniture can be a little on the plain side. And while that's all and good when you're on a budget and just need the basics, what happens when you're more settled in a place and fancy something more trendy? 4Abi's unit was plain white when she first bought itCredit: TikTok/@thewhitethistle 4She gave it a new lease of life with a £10 Amazon toolCredit: TikTok/@thewhitethistle Well rather than splashing out on a whole new chest of drawers that better fit her interior style, TikToker Abi Hugo revealed how she gave her old trusty IKEA one a whole new lease of life. The brand's £115 HEMNES drawers are part of IKEA's core collection - but Abi was keen to make the plain white wood look a bit more rustic. To begin with, the savvy DIY fan covered the top of the unit and drawers in Frenchic Salt of the Earth paint - which is a light beige shade that costs £19.95 for a 750ml...
    DIY fans know all too well what can be done with old, unloved furniture. And Lyndsey Mowat, 23, a sales support assistant from Berkshire, UK, managed to spruce up a couple of Ikea Malm bedside tables to give them a stunning modern look. 6The DIY fan spruced up some plain Ikea Malm bedside tables and they look unrecognisableCredit: Jam Press 6She found two for £20 on Facebook MarketplaceCredit: Jam Press 6Lyndsey Mowat, 23, couldn't find anything she like within her budgetCredit: Jam Press After searching Facebook Marketplace, she came across the old bedside tables that were just £20 for a pair and were available locally. She jumped on the deal but wanted to update the look of the furniture while still remaining within her tiny budget. And using a simple hack, she ended up with a couple of Insta-worthy furniture items that cost just £34 in total - and you wouldn't believe they're the same ones. FABULOUS BINGO: GET A £5 FREE BONUS WITH NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED What's more, she sold her existing table for £30, meaning...
    A WOMAN has managed to create ample space in her studio flat by creating her own bed frame using Ikea drawers. Whitley Spinnler, a coach and personal trainer shared the genius hack to her Instagram account, wspinn, and it has already been viewed over three million times. 4Whitley used Ikea storage solutions to create the bed frameCredit: INSTAGRAM 4Living in a studio apartment, meant she wanted to make the most of the space she hasCredit: INSTAGRAM In the caption Whitley writes: "How I created a lot of storage by building a bed out of IKEA closets. Small studio apartment ideas." Whitley lists the exact products she used in the post so that others can recreate it. It's a great storage solution for those living in studio apartments, or to make the most out of a box room.   She said she created the bed because she just has the one room to live in and wanted to maximise the space as much as possible. She lists all of the items she used to create her space-saving bed. To start, Whitley...
    UPCYCLING Ikea furniture has firmly become a favourite on social media, with one woman completely transforming her standard chest of drawers using nothing but lollipop sticks. For interior lovers and new home owners, Instagram is pretty much a treasure chest when it comes to clever ideas that can help to transform a room and at a budget. 5One woman transformer her Ikea drawers using only lollipop sticksCredit: houseproject_36/Instagram While Ikea can provide the staple furniture every house needs, it's not always the most exciting, but why opt for designer goods when you can simply transform what you already have. That's exactly what one woman on Instagram (@houseproject_36) known as Laura - who is documenting her renovation journey on a 'fixer upper' in Bedfordshire - has done and people are loving her latest Ikea hack. She took her Ikea Hemes chest of drawers, that she had previously covered in coloured and patterned vinyl, and gave it a 'Lollipop Glow Up' using 1000 wooden lollipop sticks and black Ikea Billsbro handles. Laura filmed the transformation process for her 44,900...
    WHAT to write on your dating app profile is something most of us spend days - if not, WEEKS - agonising over. Well rather than trying to figure out which song lyric best sums you up (spoiler alert: no one reads these), one savvy singleton decided to get more practical with her Hinge account. 3Sarina created a Hinge profile to find a single guy who would fix her drawers for freeCredit: TikTok/@Sarsibaby TikTok user Sarina, 20, from Canada, filmed herself scrolling through her Hinge profile earlier this week in search of someone who could mend her broke IKEA dresser. She captioned the video: "Hit me up if you can fix my horrible IKEA malm dresser drawers." Unlike Tinder, Hinge asks users to answer a series of questions to make up their profile - i.e. what was your worst first date? What is your most embarrassing song on Spotify? Determined to keep the subject on her broken drawers, Sarina said her "dream man" was someone who could fix it for her. 3She posted pictures of the broken dresser on her profileCredit:...
    WHILE it's her cleaning hacks that have us checking in each and every day, Mrs Hinch is becoming quite the beauty influencer too. And in order to maintain her enviable makeup collection, the Instagram star, 30, has revealed the clever Ikea storage solution she's found - taking inspiration from Love Island star Molly Mae Hague who's done the same. 7The set of drawers is £99 from IkeaCredit: Instagram/MrsHinch Thrilled with her new buy, Mrs Hinch posted on her Instagram stories showing her 3.7 million followers the new Ikea Alex unit, which costs £99. She wrote: "Right guys so I was watching @mollymaehague stories and she had these drawers from Ikea for her makeup and I thought OMG I'm gonna buy them too and have the same as Molly." Each drawer is filled with immaculately organised makeup and other beauty bits, including hair products and tools, which she's stored in various trays, jars and tubs. There are multiple drawers filled with a huge stash of makeup from the brand Iconic London, as well as other bits for brands...
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