The Magical MALM: 7 Real-Life Before & After Projects

The Magical MALM: 7 Real-Life Before & After Projects

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Jennifer Hunter
Feb 11, 2015

The MALM line at IKEA is a true furniture workhorse: it's inexpensive, it's practical and best of all, it's endlessly customizable. Just take a look at what these readers did to their chests, dressers and beds. You won't believe the humble beginning of these unique pieces.

(Image credit: My DIY Habits)
(Image credit: My DIY Habits.)

My DIY Habits

(Image credit: Jacob Gibbs)
(Image credit: Jacob Gibbs)

Before & After: Jacob's MALM Miracle

(Image credit: Maggie Overby)
(Image credit: Maggie Overby)

Before & After: Maggie's MALM Makeover

(Image credit: Aniko Levai)
(Image credit: Aniko Levai)

Before & After: A Used IKEA Malm Gets the Makeover of Its Life

(Image credit: IKEA Hackers)
(Image credit: IKEA Hackers)

Before & After: IKEA Malm Gets an Upholstered Ombre Makeover

(Image credit: DesignSponge)
(Image credit: DesignSponge)

Before & After: IKEA MALM Dresser Upgrade

So, do you have some MALM that could use a little flair?

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