IKEA Shelving Becomes a Mid-Century Modern Sideboard

DIY Sideboard Ikea Hack

The best DIY projects are a) simple and b) make use of materials that you already have kicking about at home. This brilliant tutorial from IKEA Hackers turns an Expedit shelf into a funky, mid-century modern sideboard. If you don’t already own one of these units (let’s face it, 99% of us do) you could easily grab one off Ebay.

If you’re feeling extra creative, you could make it even jazzier by adding some hairpin legs. Again, these are easily found on Ebay. It would make the project a little more expensive, but a lot more authentic AND still at a fraction of the price of a brand new sideboard.

You can read the full tutorial at IKEA Hackers.

Lucy Meek
Lucy Meek

Lucy started writing Decorenvy as a scrapbook to record ideas when she began decorating her own place in 2013. Her frustration at the lack of alternatives to high street brands and catalogue decorating has since seen it evolve into a sourcebook for unusual and interesting design, complete with tours of beautiful homes and the occasional ill-advised DIY project.

An interiors blog for those who are
bored of the high street.

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