Here is our IKEA built-in shelf/closet project in our living room!! Read on to see how we got here…
The latest project is one that we’ve seen on HGTV and online (like here and here): to take premade bookshelves and cabinets and add molding and baseboards to make it look built-in. We especially wanted to try this on the first floor because Shirley has a lot of books and there’s not a single closet on this floor. We started with the living room, in part because we wanted some place to put the vacuum cleaner. Continue reading ‘DIY: Built-ins using IKEA Besta shelves and Pax wardrobes’ »
The next bit of work to do after the flooring installation was to assemble and install the kitchen cabinets. We had purchased them from IKEA. The previous kitchen we removed already had a range hood vent exhaust through the wall so Chris designed the kichen around that range hood location. IKEA kitchens are very modular so we could find the right cabinets and pieces to fit perfectly into the space. We went with the Tidaholm style doors (which look most like shaker style cabinets, which we like). Our plan is to paint them at some point in the future. We also got the Farmhouse (Domjso double bowl) sink.
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