Ikea furniture assembly making a secret play room

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Materials: Kura, Malm, Expedit, Drona, Mammut, formica board

Description: What we want:
– make more place in my son’s room
– offer him a secret play room

How we do:
Firstly, we look for several pieces of furniture whose dimensions allow them to go under a Kura bed. Malm chests with 3 and 2 drawers (for clothes) and Expedit shelf (for toys) are selected.

Secondly, we assemble these pieces of furniture in this order :
1/ Kura assembly. Remark: one formica board replaces an original small wooden board (cf. photos)
2/ 2 Malm assembly and installation under the Kura
3/ Expedit assembly. Installation under the Kura: several extra battens (in the right dimensions) are necessary to support the Expedit, to make it stay upright (cf. photos). Remark: the Expedit dimensions are EXACTLY the space under the Kura, so to put it into this space, you have to go slowly with patience. The Drona fabric boxes are added for containing toys.

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After the 2 Malm arrangement, the space behind them is big enough to form the secret play room for my son. This secret play room has a window which is the formica board in the Kura assembly. In order for him not to lean on the back of the Malm chest, we have added a without legs Mammut chair (cf. photos).

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~ Ben, France