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Published on November 6th, 2010 | by Jules Yap


Slick modern Ikea look becomes country cottage coziness

Materials: Bonde cupboard

Description: An old dated Bonde cupboard (at least I think it was a Bonde cupboard) was updated by cutting out panels from the doors and covering the panels with chicken wire and fabric. This turned the modern yet outdated Ikea cupboard into a country cottage gem.

See full tutorial of Marianne’s Bonde country cupboard.

~ Marianne@Songbird, Netherlands

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

5 Responses to Slick modern Ikea look becomes country cottage coziness

  1. Amy says:

    Where did you get the trim for the cutout’s frame? I’m especially interested in that scroll-y edging on the inside where the chicken wire begins. Thanks in advance.

  2. Tara says:

    Great hack! I love it!!

  3. fylan says:

    I accidentally got here, don’t know how. I must thank you for this site; I thought I was the only one to repurpose old Ikea furniture/bookshelves! I’m so glad to find that I have ‘friends!’ Thanks for the site; you’ve provided me with even more ideas!!

  4. Moontree says:

    That’s the one thing I find missing in most of Ikea’s stuff, and why i’m so glad it’s hackable. It’s generally so plain and austere and “mod”; I love furniture that’s cozy and has irregularities & character. this is lovely!

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