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Before & After: IKEA Hack Makes the BESTA Even Better

updated May 4, 2019
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Suzanne saw potential in IKEA’s popular BESTA shelf, and not just as vertical storage. When flipped and tweaked, she was able to make it into something else entirely. Keep on reading to see the pretty remarkable transformation…

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(Image credit: Suzanne Dingley)

This might just qualify for a hack and a half. Using the IKEA BESTA as a base, Suzanne custom created a DIY tufted banquette that’s sophisticated and stylish (and offers extra hidden storage as a bonus).

(Image credit: Suzanne Dingley)

If you want to see how Suzanne did it, head over to her blog, Back on Festive Row, for the full how-to with photos.

(Image credit: Suzanne Dingley)

Re-edited from a post originally published 5.8.14-NT