Nothing like a glamorous DIY to keep yourself busy through this wonderful Summer. If you've got an urge for some shiny glam-factor, try this quick and easy desk enhancement project that takes IKEA's VIKA furniture line from budget to classy modernista!
The basic ingredients for this hack:
- An IKEA VIKA BYSKE tabletop
- Set of VIKA LERBERG trestle legs
- White Paint
- Polycrylic Coating
- Gold Spray Paint
First, you start with the table top. Coat it with a layer of primer, followed by 3 coats of paint, and then 2 coats of polycrylic for a smooth finish. We'd recommend wiping down and evening out the paint/coats between applications.
As for the legs, spray paint them with 2-3 coats of metallic gold paint for that extra punch of class at a fraction of the cost.
You can pick up the IKEA VIKA gear here and here.
(Via IKEA Hacker)