For some reason I have been finding many pictures in the past couple days of Ikea furniture hacks. People take a basic not-so-exciting pieces of furniture from Ikea and transform them into a custom, personalized beauties. I have done this myself for a client with the LIATORP TV stand: Before:
It started as a boring, dark espesso finish TV stand. My client wanted something light and bright. I sanded, primed, and painted it a glossy white. Then I add some hand-painted knobs from Anthropologie.
Here are more fabulous ikea transformations from some great DIY'ers