Published on September 16th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Upscale Wood Cubbies

Materials: Moppe or Fira Wooden Box Set

I base coated the cabinet and drawers with a spray paint. Then I taped all of the drawers together to treat them as one large surface, then stenciled and painted them. I finished off with some gilding to give it a more Oriental feel and upscale it a bit!

See more of the Moppe upcycle.

~ CraftTestDummies, Clevelandish


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7 Responses to Upscale Wood Cubbies

  1. carys says:

    Hi – This is so pretty! where did you get the stencil?

  2. sgsidekick says:

    Nope, no Moppe found online. Hopefully can find at store. Also no Fira. Darn it!!

  3. Hatice says:

    Ikea does have them the name has just changed to Moppe=)))

  4. mizdarlin says:

    I have two of these, I found them second hand at a garage sale..
    This is good stimulus for me to get on with renovating their rather ‘meh’ normal did a great job!

  5. Anonymous says:

    put a bird on it.

  6. kathleen says:

    This is very pretty!

    Sadly, though, it seems Ikea no longer carries this item, for at least the past few years. I keep looking, and searching their website, to no avail.

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