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Published on March 29th, 2013 | by Jules Yap


Custom Expedit

Materials: Expedit 4×2

Description: First of all I decided to hang my Expedit, in spite of Ikea’s advise (the say NO for hanging Expedit). I made additional supporting beam under it (one of the pics shows this).

The second, I bought and customized standard doors and chests for Expedit, in the way they correspond to my room decor. Here is you can see navy-blue painted and varnished door, two chests covered with fabric and varnished and the last door made with the 100-year-old music sheet (decoupage technique. I also added open-close mechanism from Besta.

~ Masha, Poland

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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".

4 Responses to Custom Expedit

  1. Anonymous says:

    Even your cat matches your room decor. :)

  2. Anonymous says:

    Minimal would be if they had left it all white with no doors or drawers. This is not minimal, it is however a nice combination of colors and texture. Good job.

  3. Yamato says:

    That’s all really fantastic I couldn’t imagine that could be great and minimalism. They look simple but cool.

  4. What a beautifully composed cupboards! And I always grey colored walls. It looks very decent and modern.

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