Islands & Carts kitchenisland9

Published on July 29th, 2014 | by Madam Rosmerta

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New Kitchen Island made of slats





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Materials: 2 x Sultan LADE, Numerär worktop

I’m really proud of myself because I did this hack with only a little bit of help from my husband.

The first picture shows a part of my kitchen before my hack . I was sure that a new kitchen cabinet had to be there instead of the old racks and the curtain. So I took a Sultan LADE slatted frame and after removing the ribbon I painted the slats in white and red colour (red for the frame and white for the boards). I was very lucky because the slats with 70 cm fitted perfectly and I only have to cut 6 slats (my husband did it for me). When the colour was dry I built my new kitchen cabinet with many screws. Now I still needed a worktop and I remembered that we storaged the piece which we cut-out for the cooker. At that time we bought a Numerär worktop and luckily it fitted perfectly after my husband cut the edges a bit (I sanded it afterwards and used Behandla oil).

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The drawers are made from the rest of the LADE pieces which were cut for the shelves before, the bottoms are from old Billy backs. I love the vintage style and so I made it on the drawer fronts (they are not from Ikea, I took 2 pieces of wood which we kept from another project, just as the handles). In the end I fixed 4 castors so I can pull it out from both sides very easily.

Now I still need pretty boxes for the storage of my food processor items and every ideas from you are appreciated!

Compact bedroom telly
One word for this headboard hack – Glamorous!

The Author

Madam Rosmerta

I'm a huge Ikea fan and love hacking and upcycling Ikea Products. Thank God that the next Ikea Shop ist only 40 km away from my home where I live with my family and 2 cats. http://madamrosmerta.blogspot.com

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