Coffee & Side Tables

Published on April 11th, 2013 | by Jules IKEAHacker

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Vittsjo Laptop Table to Upscale Side Table





Materials: Vittsjo Laptop Table

Description: Inspired by the stylish “C” shaped side tables from stores such as West Elm and Crate & Barrel, we turned the Ikea Vittsjo laptop table into a beautiful wood topped side table.

We removed the glass top that came with the Vittsjo, and replaced it with a dark stained wood top that sits on top of the frame. It is secured with a few screws through the original glass brackets. It is finished with several coats of furniture wax and buffed to a shine. It is the perfect side table in our cozy living room, and can be moved over the arm of the sofa to hold a beverage, or to work on a laptop.

See more of the Vittsjo side table.

~ Kristen, Toronto

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6 Responses to Vittsjo Laptop Table to Upscale Side Table

  1. Wanda says:

    What a difference the wood makes. Love it. I may try it for my new sectional, thanks for sharing!

    http://weedesigngroup.blogspot.com/

  2. Anonymous says:

    Looks great! I’m planning on using this idea as well.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Looks great! Maybe not a real hack, but looks more designer-y like this! :)

  4. Anonymous says:

    Spray painting the frame could also offer a wide variety of great color combinations.

  5. Anonymous says:

    I love it! I’ve been eyeing this type of tables for a while in the fancy stores but it’s just over my budget. Where did you get the wood top? Did you cut it to size yourself? Thanks for sharing!

  6. deleite says:

    I´m thinking about do the same hack with the bookshelf from the same collection.

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