Ikea furniture hacks with rack or cannage

Ikea furniture hacks

The terms in English are more and more present in our vocabulary every day. And although we do not know how to translate many of them, we are able to associate them with a specific activity. It occurs with the term hack, associated for many with the changes and transformations that generally creative people carry out in the furniture of the Swedish giant.

Today there are numerous ideas on the net to transform Ikea furniture. Many of these Ikea furniture hacks are based on a specific decoration trend, such as cannage in this case. And it is that furniture with wicker grid or cannageThey became fashionable about four years ago and have not lost their vigor.

The cannage trend

We would have to go back to 2017 to remember the boom of cannage furniture. Then, the world of decoration, but not only the world of decoration, was once again seduced by the natural, the artisanal ... and the design firms did not hesitate to incorporate this type of furniture into their collections.

The cannage, as this is commonly called braiding technique, has inspired dozens of designers to create different furniture collections in recent years. And we are not surprised because this rattan grid gives a unique personality and warmth to the furniture.


The cannage

Rattan or wicker grids They have also caught the attention of various DIY figures. And the price that cannage furniture usually reaches is seen, many have seen in this type of project the only way to incorporate it into their home. And it is that working with cannage and personalizing with this material and from scratch furniture and home accessories, is relatively easy, as you will have time to see.

Ikea furniture hacks with cannage

There are countless Ikea furniture hacks with cannage. We, as usual, have chosen our favorites. We have done it considering the original price of the Ikea furniture so that they are accessible and the difficulty of the project.

Work with cannageAs we have mentioned, it is not complicated, but you do have to take several things into account when doing it. Depending on the hardness of the material and the format in which it is presented, it may be interesting to soak it in warm water to make it easier to stretch or model it, as you want to call it. In addition, it will be very important to choose the right adhesive keeping in mind - if you are going to use adhesive - always keeping in mind both the grid and the surface on which you want to stick.

Ivar wardrobe

Ivar closet hacks

The IVAR storage system It is so practical that it has been responding to the different needs of Ikea customers for 50 years. Solid untreated wood, a very durable and resistant natural material that you can take care of by applying oil or wax, the Ivar wardrobe is one of the most popular of this series. Measuring 80x30x83 cm, it has two shelves that you can move to adapt the space to your needs. And it only costs € 59.

Customizing this closet with cannage is very simple as it shows us September Edit in your tutorial. He was the one who discovered us the possibilities of this combination and who did it in a simpler way, gluing the grid directly on the doors of this furniture and adding some handles. But it is not the only possibility when it comes to transforming this wardrobe as you can see in the image above; You can also cut out the doors and replace part of the wood with cannage, thus making you feel what is inside the closet.

Billy / Oxberg Bookstore

Billy bookstore hacks

Ikea says that every 5 seconds a Billy bookstore is sold somewhere in the world. An impressive fact considering, in addition, that the Billy bookshelf has been in the firm's catalog since 1979. Today it continues to be the preferred option for readers, but not only for readers.

The Billy / Oxberg shelving unit with glass doors is a great choice to increase the storage space in our homes. Measuring 80x30x202 cm, it has adjustable shelves and a large capacity. Attaching grates to glass doors It will also be very simple, as you can see in the Lone Fox video. A viral video among those dedicated to Ikea furniture hacks.

Of course beyond playing with the details on the grid you can play with color to achieve more striking or consistent results with the decoration of your home. A simple change in the frames of the furniture, transforms it completely. Did you like these Ikea furniture hacks? Discover these others.

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