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Published on April 7th, 2010 | by Jules Yap


Lack spring table

If you’re looking to add a splash of colour for Spring, here’s an easy and cheap way to do it. Sandra shows us how on her Lack bedside table.

I took a white Lack side table I had and some post cards (from postal free), glued them on the table and bought a glass piece to put on the top.

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9 Responses to Lack spring table

  1. Elise says:

    Hi Sandra,

    I was thinking of doing exactly this, but I’m not sure what is a good way to attach the glass top… Did you glue it, or not attach it at all?


  2. Anonymous says:

    Hey Sandra,

    may I ask, where did you buy this glass plate? I’m desperately looking for one.


  3. Patrícia says:

    Está muito fixe (it looks very cool).

  4. Anonymous says:

    Great idea. I have a ton of postcards I’ve hoarded over the years and plan to copy this project. I may end up doing a varnish on top since we have a toddler in our mix. Having said that, will have to compare the safety of varnish vs. glass. Again, great idea!!

  5. Txu says:


    @Alex: Thank you!

    @Anonymous: Postalfree is a marketing company in Portugal that distributes post cards for free in cinemas and coffee shops around the country mostly with publicity (to brands and/or events coming up).

    @Jackie: It is a good idea yes :)

    @ Anonymous: the glass top cost me around 16€ and is 3mm thick (i guess), round edges of course.

    Cheers to all Ikea-hackers,

  6. Anonymous says:

    Great idea. How much did the glass top cost and what thickness?

  7. Jackie says:

    I think this could be even better if you cut a piece of poster board to the same size as the table top and pasted the postcards onto there. Then, when you want to swap out the pictures, it’s easy and not messy at all.

  8. Anonymous says:

    Great table. I need new bedside tables. What is “postal free”?

  9. Alex says:

    Great idea – I especially like the way the post cards and glass gave the table so much dimension. This will definitely be an idea I’ll be borrowing in the near future!

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