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Published on July 26th, 2012 | by Jules Yap


Vittsjo Shelving Hack

Photo: IKEA.com

Materials: White spray paint, wood plywood sheves, Minwax stain

Description: Kate of Centsational Girl wanted a space to store books, art supplies, games, a TV as well as replace an old bulky laminate media unit. Enter the Vittsjo but it was not in her colour of choice.

A few spray cans later, the two tall Vittsjo shelving units are white. And the glass shelves are replaced with dark stained plywood.

See more of the Vittsjo makeover.

~ Kate

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Jules Yap

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5 Responses to Vittsjo Shelving Hack

  1. Anonymous says:

    I like it!! Don’t think I’ve really noticed Vittsjö before cause if I had I would probably have bought Vittsjö laptop-desk and one of the Vittsjös shelving units instead of the somewhat boring ones I have today. Nicely done!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Is this a hack? It looks like a nice makeover to me.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Love the carpet in this room! Where did you get it?

  4. Anonymous says:

    Completely different beast now. Ikea should really make a white variant.

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