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Published on November 19th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Another Ikea Maskros Hack

Materials: Maskros Lighting & Pink & White Poster Board Paint

Description: I wanted to do a gradient color affect on the lighting that was going to go in my daughter’s room. She likes color and she’s a girly girl so we chose pink. I divided the flowers into 3 groups. I started with a pure hot pink and painted the 1st set, then added some white to create a nice strong pink for the 2nd set of “flowers” and then added lots of white to the pink to create a very pale pink. I decided not to paint the white caps so the lighting would look like pink petals. The project was super easy and I did it over 2 days and only because it took some time for the paint to dry.

See more of the painted Maskros.

~ Laurie jones, Indianapolis

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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".

6 Responses to Another Ikea Maskros Hack

  1. Rain4me says:

    I love it!!! How can I make it myself? I would love it for my new renovated room, and I really dont want to spend how much IKEA is asking for….can you tell me how you did it?

  2. Anonymous says:

    Love this! Great job. My favorite so far!

  3. Michelle says:

    I love the layers of pink perfect for a girls room :)

  4. Anonymous says:

    It’s a good idea, but I think I’d have mixed the petals instead of going for a gradient.

    Either way, this has to be the most hacked lamp ever!

  5. Anonymous says:

    Wow awesome! Very good idea!

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