winning ikea storage

here’s a double bonus from francine reculez of milano, italy. one of them even won a prize in an “ikea decorated items” contest.

francine adds, “the first is a piece using the ivar storage system, added with a couple of home-made cabinet doors and decorated with sides from vegetable & fruit wooden cases. of course, it stands in my kitchen.”

mobile cucina ikea“the second piece is a wooden cabinet from a few years ago, no longer in the ikea production line. i simply painted them with acrylic paint (bronze, light gold, dark gold and silver) and pasted on ikea wooden leaves. i also wrote some lines of poetry.”

mobile ikeai can see why this beauty bagged the prize.