IKEA Expedit industrial hack - IKEA Hackers

IKEA Expedit industrial hack

IKEA Expedit industrial hack | IKEA Hackers

IKEA Expedit industrial hack before-after

I upcycled the IKEA Expedit (now KALLAX) cube to match the industrial decor of my sons new room. I used the new ALDI chalk paint believe it or not! What do you think?

Here’s how :

1. Sand with paper or sander

grillo step 1

2. Hammer in nail heads for faux rivets

grillo step 2

3. Spray paint grey primer/undercoat

grillo step 3

4. 3 coats of Aldi chalk paint with 1 hour drying time

5. Saw wood planks to correct size and hammer in place with nails

grillo step 4

6. Stain wood with dark oak varnish

grillo step 5

grillo step 6

7. Rub in silver wax with dry cloth!

IKEA Expedit industrial hack | IKEA Hackers

IKEA Expedit industrial hack | IKEA Hackers

See more of the Expedit Industrial hack on Medina’s Facebook page.

~ Medina Grillo