This post title is quite the mouthful but I wanted to get all the main points included. The table top is Ikea, the legs are mid century, I “did it myself”, and it qualifies as an Ikea hack.
Now that we’ve covered that…
When Nick first moved in, I knew we needed a coffee table upgrade from the little ottoman I made. I loved the legs on that ottoman and they were so easy to attach. Enter: Ikea, a little particleboard is all I needed.
It’s pretty self explanatory but I can spell it out for you.
1. Buy Ikea Table
3. Stain legs to desired color
3. Drill brackets to table top
4. Screw legs into brackets
5. Store remainder of Ikea table in your storage closet for a project you haven’t thought of yet..
That about wraps it up! This table was a great temporary piece for us. We have a small living space that we use constantly, our coffee table is also our dining table (yeah we’re those people..). We needed something more sturdy and long lasting so we have a new coffee table now! It was also a do-it-yourselfer and I cant wait to share! Yep, thats a total of three coffee tables in one year, try not to judge too hard.
All for now,