Bedroom hack73un9-701547

Published on August 31st, 2013 | by Jules Yap


Improved and lowered Malm Nightstand


Materials: 2x MALM Chest with 2 drawers, black-brown

Description: We bought two small Malm Chests as nightstands but I the height of them annoyed me real quick.

So we cut off the lower half of each Malm and attached the remaining pieces to the back so you’d receive a nightstand looking like the old Malm nightstand.


We added a power socket to the top and mounted our selfmade lamps to the back plate.

Only thing I had to buy were the sockets, matching covers and two tiny hooks for the lampshades.

~ fabsn182, Würzburg, Germany


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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".

2 Responses to Improved and lowered Malm Nightstand

  1. Kitty says:

    that’s a great idea.
    i know lots of people were upset when they discontinued the floating stands (myself included. i have 1 floating stand. *eyeroll* ).

  2. Jon says:

    What a cool idea! This is my first visit to ikeahackers so I’m going to enjoy having a look around at all of your ‘hacks’! :)

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