Living Room strandmonchair

Published on October 18th, 2012 | by Jules Yap


Reupholstered Ikea Strandmon chair and painted frame

Materials: UNG DRILL oval black Frame and STRANDMON wing chair &footrest

Description: The Ikea chair was reupholstered in white leather with a silver studded trim.

The footrest was reupholstered with chevron zigzag material i bought from amazon.

The Ikea frame was painted in white (3 coats) and then given a gloss finish (1 coat of spray).

The Oleg (deer head) was purchased from WhiteFauxTaxidermy on Etsy.

The printed cushion is inspired by vintage Egyptian movie posters of the 1950′s and I bought from

the black & white coushin is from Ikea (last season’s so it was discounted).

The white sheepskin Rug is also from Ikea (LUDDE)

And finally the decorative dog was from a local store.

~ nawwarah82, Saudi Arabia

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Jules Yap

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9 Responses to Reupholstered Ikea Strandmon chair and painted frame

  1. Looking at the “before” picture, I’d say you did an excellent job giving this couch set a new look. It looks a lot livelier now than it originally did.

  2. Anonymous says:

    How did you find the chair for $199? It’s listed for more than that online right now. I’d love to save a bit!

  3. Fantastic and well put together.

  4. Anonymous says:

    The best part is it means the Strandmon is starting to be available. I’ve been waiting for it in the USA since I saw it briefly feature in the online catalog in July!

  5. Ida says:

    Looks great! Love everything in chevron and your stool is no exception!

  6. Stephen says:

    I’m sorry you haven’t gotten much love from mean-spirited, anonymous commenters here (seriously, kids, if you have nothing nice to say …), but I think this is an incredible, charming space you’ve created. This whole corner looks like something from a boutique hotel.

    Love the chevron reupholstered footstool, the nail-head trimmed chair and that pillow!

    Amazing work.

  7. Anonymous says:

    Reupholstering and painting does not a hack make. Seriously, ikeahackers peoples, you’re turning into


  8. In The Night Sky says:

    Awww, I think it’s funky, love the footstool!

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