before and after

before & after: adam’s ikea dresser

by Grace Bonney

ikea hacks always make for some of the best favorite before & afters. when you start with something relatively inexpensive and fairly devoid of character it’s always fun to see how people will put their own style stamp on a piece. this before & after comes from d*s reader adam gershon, who, along with his wife, decided to upgrade his ikea aneboda dresser. after a new paint job, adam wrapped fabric around a piece of cardboard and then glued the fabric panels into the recessed ‘windows’ in the drawers. i think the finished result is so chic- and when i think about how little it cost, it makes me want to reconsider my current self-imposed ban on ikea-shopping. thanks so much to adam and his wife for sharing- great work, guys!

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