Forhoja winecrate

Published on August 28th, 2012 | by Jules Yap


FÖRHÖJA Kitchen cart with Wine Crate Fronts

Materials: FÖRHÖJA Kitchen cart

Description: Bought a Birch FÖRHÖJA Kitchen cart from Ikea.

We took the top of the cart and stained it with a dark stain from Home Depot.

We then went to our local wine shop and purchased the fronts of a few wine crates which we cut down to the size of the drawers and stained them with the same stain as the top.

Lastly we purchase a small can of paint in a blue color. To make sure that the paint would not chip, we added a little tile grout to make it more like chalk paint.

Let everything dry for a day and then sealed the top with a food friendly wax sealant.

~ Jaime, Pasadena, CA

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Jules Yap

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7 Responses to FÖRHÖJA Kitchen cart with Wine Crate Fronts

  1. Cristina says:

    I also want to know did you have to sand it before you stained?

  2. Brianne Dimmitt says:

    This looks great! How did you treat the wheels? Stain, paint, replace? Thanks!

  3. Kat says:

    Question: did you sand the cart before you stain painted it? Which stain paint did you use?

  4. josh says:

    what color stain is the top? i love the color

  5. Karen says:

    Love it!!! I have the same cart and was trying to figure out how to make it match in my dining room! Thank you!!!

  6. Elizabeth says:

    I like it a lot too! I especially love the colors :]

  7. Christian says:

    Wow… this definately fits my taste.

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