Babord

Published on November 23rd, 2010 | by Jules IKEAHacker

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IKEA Play Supermarket





Materials: Babord Shoe Racks, IKEA fabric

Description: The original idea was to purchase a play kitchen/supermarket for my daughter’s birthday. We looked around in stores, but everything we saw, was either too small, too expensive or too plasticky.

So we decided to take this in our own hands and purchased 3 IKEA Babord Shoe Racks, $9.99, a couple of 2x4s, some IKEA fabric and various accessories (baskets, plastic fruits, miniature cans and bottles).

1. For the store front we attached 2x4s at the front corners of the shoe rack. Then attached a 2×4 horizontally at the end of the vertical 2x4s with screws.

2. For the store back we did the same, just that we added another shoe rack on top of the first one.

3. We then stapled the Ikea fabric to the two horizontal beams.

4. Cut out a square wood piece for the sign of the market and attached with string.

5. Added accessories, like baskets and food.

6. Cost under $50!

See more of the Ikea Play Supermarket.

~ Sibylle, Canada

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5 Responses to IKEA Play Supermarket

  1. Anonymous says:

    Great idea!

  2. nila1920 says:

    very very cool! you have one lucky little girl!

  3. Moontree says:

    oooh, a larger version of that would be really pretty at a real market, like a craft fair or a farmer’s market stall!

  4. Michelle says:

    Agree the wood looks heaps better than plastic. Plus you could paint it if want a change. Very clever Ikea hack, bet Louisa loves it.

  5. Sibylle says:

    Yes she does! Amazing how you can transform something for so little money;-)

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