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Published on April 26th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

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How to change an old "ODDA" into fine art piece





Materials: ODDA bed side table, paint, silver polish…

Description: After having seen some nice designs on classical furniture, I tried to do the same on an old Ikea bed side table I found next to the bin! After a little sanding and an undercoat, I traced the drawing, then painted details and finished with a silver polish and tinted varnish… Et voila!!!

~ Mélanieblue, Nice, France

See more of Melanie’s painted Odda bedside table.

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7 Responses to How to change an old "ODDA" into fine art piece

  1. Anonymous says:

    Excellent job of turning rubbish to art. I wonder, what’s this silver polish you speak of?

  2. Anonymous says:

    Mel, what do you mean by a silver polish? It looks from the pictures like you painted it silver, and then painted the design over that. Is that right? This is fabulous.

  3. foggue says:

    I love the bed side table but i love even more the lamp: it´s an excellent hack.
    Congratulations.

  4. Anonymous says:

    I love the table too! but I absolutely love your wall art (which I can see just a little bit) and pillow covers!! Where are they from?
    Excellent hack!

  5. Mélanieblue says:

    Hi there,
    the lamp is also an Ikea hack when I think of it! It’s an Ikea lamp to which I glued some drifted wood. You can see more here:
    http://meleo.canalblog.com/archives/2008/11/30/11575723.html
    Thanks for ou nice comment!
    Mél

  6. Awesome Designs. Hoping you will be there with more artistic work. :)

  7. Anonymous says:

    Fantastic. And where did that lamp come from? We LOVE it!
    Nikki

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