5 Surprising Ways to Upgrade an IKEA Dresser

1. Paint Makes All the Difference
Tarva dresser owners rejoice; we’ve got the perfect DIY for you. A couple cuts to the legs make them feel more refined. New handles and a fresh coat of paint pick the rest of it right up. Select your favorite shade to match the brushed brass bars. For this nursery, a fresh minty tone was selected. However, we know a deep navy would look divine in your master bedroom.

11 Surprising Ways to Upgrade an Ikea Dresser Paint

2. Add Graphic Elements 
This may be one of the more challenging dresser hacks around, but it’s worth it. This complete makeover requires making uniform cuts to the drawer fronts, giving it a geometric diamond pattern. Painted white and outfitted with rose gold pipes, this hack is the epitome of chic.

11 Surprising Ways to Upgrade an Ikea Dresser Graphics

3. Try Leather Pulls
If you like the look of leather, this is the hack for you. This easy update totally transforms any dresser. Start by removing the knobs. Next, paint the piece the color of your choice. Then, add DIY leather straps. This look is totally on trend, with its pastel tone and light leather pulls.

11 Surprising Ways to Upgrade an Ikea Dresser Leather Pulls

4. Go for Green and Gold
We are calling it here and now: Green is the new navy. And this hack is an easy way to participate in the emerging trend. An Ikea hack like this is an affordable way to get a cool new tone into your home. Select your favorite shade and a set of new knobs to add instant appeal to any piece.

11 Surprising Ways to Upgrade an Ikea Dresser Green and Gold

5. Trim Is Always In
Here’s how to give an Ikea Koppang three-drawer chest a completely new look. Add a little trim to instantly transform this piece. Brush on a soft pastel tone to cover the stark white. Next, switch out the hardware, and add a ceramic or metal knob to make this look more luxe.

11 Surprising Ways to Upgrade an Ikea Dresser Pastel Trim

Source: https://domino.com/ikea-dresser-hacks#all

 

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