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How to add leather pulls to the IKEA BRIMNES

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Materials: BRIMNES 3 drawer chest frosted glass, white

We have more than couple of pieces of IKEA furniture at home. After some years of looking at them, I have decided that now it’s the time for upgrading their look. As it turned out, IKEA furniture hacks are quite easy to do. You don’t need a lot of time and at really low cost you can nicely customize the pieces which look exactly the same like in the apartments of at least ten of your friends.

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My latest project was adding leather handles to the Brimnes 3 drawer chest in our bedroom. The total cost of it was in our case 0€ (we had all the materials at home). It took approximately 1 hour.

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Steps:

1. Remove old handles from your Ikea Brimnes chest.
2. Cut 3 leather pieces of stripes (I cut 3 x 22 cm), if you cut on the floor, use something to protect the wood.
3. Install the anchors in the old screw holes
4. Make 2 holes in the ends of each leather piece.
5. Attach the leather pieces on each drawer door using screws.

Click for some pictures and more info on the project.

Maria