IKEA Hacks from Elisa’s House
Miss Elisa was kind enough to share the updates she did to two pieces of her IKEA furniture. Take a peek to see how small changes to nondescript items can make them fit into a highly personal style of decorating.
2. Elisa removed the damaged white particleboard top of the Melltorp Dining Table she had picked up on the street for $15, and made herself a new top from a scrap of veneered walnut plywood. After cutting the piece to size, she utilized edge banding (strips of veneer with heat-activated adhesive) to finish off the sides. She then applied one coat of lacquer to seal and protect the piece.