Do you LOVE a fabulous IKEA Hack? Then you are going to love this Cottage Chic Collection of IKEA Hacks with the (RAST) You are going to love what you see and want to create them all!!! Enjoy!
I admit that I have become a little obsessed with the IKEA hacks out there in blog land…but I can’t help myself…I see them and I want to share them with you. Just know that this is NOT a sponsored post : )
So today we are going to zone in on one piece of furniture that seems to be the number 1 piece from the IKEA’s shelves to hack…it is called the RAST and it looks like this…
The RAST is a very simple 3 drawer dresser that comes in a box that you can pick up from the shelves of IKEA and costs $34.99…when you see what some paint…accessories and a touch of imagination does for this piece…you will be amazed! So remember…this is our before for each of the following 5 creations!
I don’t usually start with my absolute favorite…but I am breaking that rule today because you just have to see this beauty. If you love a bit of shabby chic and a touch of cottage with a whisper of vintage…well this piece has your name on it.
The English translation of this project can be found on
(is the originator : )
Now for this gorgeous piece…don’t you adore the distressed dreamy creamy blue finish and can you believe that the middle hardware are incense burners…color me impressed! Get the full DIY tutorial and put this one on your list of weekend projects…oh the possibilities…LOVE IT!!!
created a classic piece from the RAST. One that can be used with Shabby Chic Decor, Cottage Chic Decor, Modern Decor or even Traditional Decor…it is an instant classic! With the right paint and the perfect hardware…VOILA…you can create this yourself X2 for incredible night stands.
Sita has whipped up a perfectly pretty in pink creation. One that combines two dreamy colors that totally accent each other…then she adds a touch of pizzaz with a bit of gold…the result…AMAZING!
This piece is perfect for a cottage style room…a pretty crafting studio…a bedroom… and wow would it be wonderful in a little girls room. Wherever you choose to shine the spotlight on this piece it will steal the show.
The complete DIY is given…step by step pictures and tutorial! It’s all there.
mixes it up a bit with some overlays…just think about the possibilities of style and color. Then how cool would it be to add a base with a cut out pattern like our first creation above.
This style would look awesome white on white with a touch of distressing…how wonderful would that look in a room with cottage decor or one with a shabby chic style. All the info you need to create one of these beauties is waiting for you at this terrific blog. You will be inspired. I would love to see this one with crystal knobs…wouldn’t that look great!
let her creativity go wild! She was inspired by all the different incredible inspirations out there and decided to put her own spin on this simple piece of furniture and it turned out outstanding. With some paint…IKEA gift wrapping paper…some wooden slates and oh so cottage chic crystal hardware…her creation is fit for a Queen.
You can refer to her suggestions and maybe this will be your next weekend DIY Project.
There you have it…five more beautiful IKEA hacks you can add to your collection…I think there might be one here that you are dying to create! I just love love love the fact that you can…you have access to the base piece…it is not something you have to hunt and find even though there is nothing like a great Flea Market Vintage Furniture Find! All you need are the right supplies and your imagination to draw up the plans…the sky is the limit and I hope to see more and more on line all the time…it is just so much fun to see what everyone comes up with.
Hope these inspire you and put a little bit of cottage chic into your life!
If you would like some more IKEA Hack Ideas…try:
Hope you enjoy and CREATE!!!