Nick wanted to turn his plain KALLAX bookcase into a high-glam storage piece. After a few missteps with lacquer and high-gloss paint, he found self-levelling epoxy. Thanks to that, we now have this piece to drool at. See more here. (via Apartment Therapy)
We’ve seen tons of IKEA hacks with “marble effect”, most of them achieved through contact paper. Mooregirl takes it up a notch with epoxy resin (buy on Amazon), creating the marble like veins with silver and light grey paint. The result is almost like the real thing. See the technique she uses in the video below.
Jules Yap started IKEAHackers.net in 2006 as a personal blog to showcase the most impressive IKEA hacks from all over the world. Since then, she has learned a lot more about power tools and DIY. Her site has helped thousands modify IKEA furniture with step-by-step tutorials, craft projects and home styling.