Besta

Published on January 31st, 2013 | by Jules IKEAHacker

6

BESTÅ TV Stand Turned Kids Corner





Materials: BESTÅ TV stand, sander, hammer, nails, piece of foam, paint, staple gun, fabric

Description: We purchased a BESTÅ TV stand a few years ago, but when we moved we mounted our TV so we had no need for it.

Here is how it went:

Step 1: We sanded, primed, painted & sealed the TV stand to turn it from wood to a charcoal grey.

Step 2: We painted the inside of the TV stand with chalkboard paint.


Step 3: Then I measure and cut my foam to make a nice seating area in the TV stand. Covered it with fabric and stapled it down.

Step 4: Nailed in a magnetic board I got for $2.00 in the As Is area in Ikea (gotta love Ikea).

Step 5: Let your child go have some fun now!

This is to show when we actually used the TV stand as well a TV stand, lol!

We used it for our son’s storage for toys and such before we painted it.

Priming and painting.

The finished product with all his toys stored.

Thanks for your time! Have a great day!

See more of the Besta kid’s corner.

~ Kim Sasse, Washington

More hacks on IKEAHackers.net
Retro Lamp
Vanity from HEMNES Dresser

The Author

Jules IKEAHacker

"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 BESTÅ TV Stand Turned Kids Corner

  1. ebgb says:

    I agree with Stephanie. Make sure you anchor that to the wall. It may not have been a danger with the TV weighing it down, but looks pretty top heavy now. You can never be too safe, especially if it’s something your kid is going to be climbing on.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Very nice! Only that hole is a little disturbing…
    keep shouting “TV-Unit” ;)

    What about covering it with something like this
    (since the whole is actually meant for a cable):
    http://www.ikea.com/de/de/catalog/products/50072867/

  3. Tv Stand says:

    It is indeed a great idea but as what Stefanie said it could be quite dangerous when the kid topples over. How about turning it upside down I think that would make it more safer since the kid will only use the upper part.

  4. Anonymous says:

    I love it! Looks safe to me, I would do it.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Back to Top ↑

  • Overlays
    Null
    Null
    CoverCouch
    Null
    Null

  • Knesting

    Covercouch


  • See the Best of the Best

    See the Best of the Best

Twitter Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com