Lookie here! 14 IKEA RAST hacks to makeover the plain pine dresser.
In fashion mags, they will take a piece of clothing … a simple dress or shirt and show you 6 ways to dress it.
Well, the RAST chest of drawers is kinda like that. Squat, square, and solid pine (which is a good thing).
On its own, it’s plain, almost dowdy, nothing to write home about. But when it is dressed up, my-oh-my, does it shine!
Add some bling, shod it in pointy shoes and it becomes cheekily fun, even glamorous. Don’t believe me? Look at these 14 IKEA RAST hacks, ingenious ways to dRASTically (sorry, couldn’t resist that) makeover the RAST.
Give it some alchemy
See Shirley weave her magic on the RAST, turning it into a nostalgic library card catalog card cabinet. Read more.
Dress it shabby chic
Laura dresses it down with a distressed paint technique to up its cute quotient. Read more.
Wrap it in faux burl and aluminium
Bring on the ala West Elm look, but on pennies! Read more.
Bling it up with silver
As I said, solid pine is a good thing. When stained the RAST shows what it’s really made of. Read more.
Get the look of a seasoned traveller
If you don’t like the wood, there are hundreds of ways to cover it. But I am partial to maps. Read more.
Old World Glam
The crisp linen look
The RAST looking sharp and smart with heavy-duty linen. Read more.
IKEA RAST hacks in reflective mode
Add mirrors to the dresser to reflect light. By reflecting its surroundings, it disappears into the background. Read more.
Go dark and industrial
Black becomes the RAST, don’t you think? Read more.
Give it new shoes
Here it is in pointy shoes! Read more.
IKEA RAST takes on Campaign style
Whoever said it’s plain and boring, look again. Read more.
Make it count
It looks completely different with drawer cut outs instead of knobs. Simple twist, big difference. Read more.
Brighten the RAST with hand painted strips of colours. Read more.
And that’s all 14 IKEA RAST hacks. I’m sure there are still many more ways to makeover the plain dresser.
What have you done to your RAST? Let me know in the comments below.