how to transform an ikea coffee table

Transforming an IKEA coffee table

With some creativity and a few tools, it is possible to give an IKEA coffee table a new look. This article will cover all the ways you can upcycle and repurpose an IKEA coffee table.

Choose a makeover

The best place to start is to decide how you want to makeover your IKEA coffee table. Consider the following options:

  • Cloth-covered: Covering the table with fabric or cloth is one of the easiest ways to give it a new look.
  • Repainting: This doesn’t require too much effort, but it does require some time.
  • Wooden upgrade: This is a great way to make the table look more high-end.
  • Stenciling: If you want to add a unique, beautiful design to your coffee table, then stenciling is the way to go.

Get the right tools and materials

Once you know what makeover is desired, the next step is to gather the appropriate tools and materials. Here is a list of items you will need:

  • Fabric/cloth: Depending on the makeover you choose, you may need fabric or cloth.
  • Wood: If you choose to upgrade the table by adding wood, you will need to get the appropriate type of wood.
  • Paint: If you choose to repaint the table, you will need paint and primer.
  • Stencils: If you choose to add a design to the table with a stencil, you will need a variety of stencils.
  • Sandpaper: You may need sandpaper to prepare the table for the makeover.
  • Glue: Depending on the makeover, you may need to use glue.

Do the makeover

Once you have all the materials and tools you need, it is time to start the makeover. Whether you want to paint, cloth-cover or upgrade the table with wood, you can find instructions on how to do each makeover in the links below:

Enjoy your new coffee table

Once you have completed the makeover, you can sit back and enjoy your new coffee table! You can be proud of the work you put in and the unique look it has.

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