From Stool to Bedside Locker

Materials: ODDVAR stool, INGMAJ curtain, 2 drawer slides, white paint, staple gun

Description: We needed a small bedside table for our guestroom. As always, instead of simply buying one, we went to IKEA and got a stool named ODDVAR (77996709) and a curtain named INGMAJ (00212714). Using these and two drawer slides, we created a bedside locker with a sliding top board. In case you want to have your own:

You assemble ODDVAR exept for the top and paint both pieces. Then you cut the curtain (or any other thick fabric) into four pieces for the sides (15 x 25 cm) and two pieces for the bottom (33 x 24 cm). Put the curtain pieces and the bottom part of the stool together using a staple gun. The two bottom pieces are put on crossed, so there are no gaps, where anything could slip through.

Mount the top board using the drawer slides (or two hinges, but then you’ll have to take everything off the table before opening it). Aaaaannnndd: You’re done. We used some of the curtain fabric for a small tablecloth. First thing we put in the locker were two small speakers, so guests can listen to their music in the evening…

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~ Martin Storbeck, Böblingen, Germany