Published on December 29th, 2010 | by Jules Yap


Upholstered Ikea Besta

Materials: Besta, hammer, upholstery nails, pen, ruler, paper

Description: We used Besta cabinets for this project.

1. Cut a piece of paper in a pattern that you like and trace it on the doors.

2. I then marked, with a pencil, where I wanted the nails to be.

3. Hammer down an upholstery nail on each marking

4. Enjoy!

See more of the upholstered Besta as well as her other easy and cheap DIY projects.

~ Tina @ Signed by Tina, Sweden

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8 Responses to Upholstered Ikea Besta

  1. PANYL says:

    Bravo!!! Not only is this a refreshingly original method, but this hacker deserves kudos for such a creative and stellar execution as well.

  2. tenividesigns says:

    This is very creative to get Besta products into something interesting.B.e.a.u.t.i.f.u.l.

  3. Anonymous says:

    This is AMAZING! Seriously. J’Adore…

  4. Anonymous says:

    hands down, most beautiful IKEA hack ever!

  5. Anonymous says:

    I love this one! How exactly do you trace a pattern from a piece of paper onto the doors?

  6. Sophia C. Naumann says:

    This is sooo beautiful, unique and genius.
    My fav hack so far.

  7. Laurel says:

    This is very creative and really beautiful. I love the way you overlapped the design, and those upholstery nails are genius!

  8. Great one!! ikea is always my first collection. Why should ikea is on no.1 for furniture that I know today.

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