Published on August 28th, 2009 | by Jules Yap


Care for some checkers?

Tim uses custom designed matt paper posters to add some ka-pow to the Expedit glass coffee table. Great for board games. I would love a Scrabble table.

Unlike this Scrabble table, the posters are not stuck on. So when you’re sick of trying to get triple scores with words starting with Z, you can whip up a Monopoly poster instead.

It’s pretty easy to do. Just select the picture you want and get them printed in the right size. The just lift the Expedit glass top (after you’ve built the coffee table) slightly to slip in the poster. The wood grain in the poster below almost fooled me. No, Ikea has not gone country.

See more of Tim’s custom graphic coffee table.

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5 Responses to Care for some checkers?

  1. I love the second table, that is a great way to personalize IKEA things!

  2. Jules says:

    haha. aiks, i’m still stuck in the monopoly era.

  3. Liz says:

    haha. Can you imagine trying to play Carcassonne on that table?

    “Hold on, lift up the glass again, I’ve got to place my tile.”

  4. Jon says:

    Monopoly? Monopoly? Come on Jules, board games have advanced a lot further than Monopoly. Try Carcassonne, or Settlers Of Catan, or Ticket To Ride. Try, the boardgame equal to imdb.

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