IKEA Hack: Rast Chest of Drawers

Just when I enter my bedroom I have a little corner, it is the wall from one side of my built-in wardrobe. I needed something where I can put a vase and maybe some pictures on and while browsing in Ikea I found the RAST chest of drawers for £20.  

I painted the wood with Farrow&Ball’s paint in Clunch. Interior paint for wood and metal in an estate eggshell finish cost £20. Clunch is the same colour as the walls in my bedroom. I think Clunch is a timeless, classy and sophisticated colour. The knobs are the FÅGLAVIK in brass colour. Two cost £3. The wood needed three coats of paint and it took me roughly two days until everything was dried and ready to go up in my bedroom.
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  1. August 7, 2014 / 2:25 pm

    I need to hunt down some bedroom storage! Love the looks of this chest of draws. Perfect for storing all you bits and bobs in! x

  2. September 16, 2014 / 6:41 am

    My bf had exactly the same chest of drawers (but in metallic blue) and he gave them to me to do a bit of upcycling with it. I painted them white and used some adhesive foil. Exchanged the knobs with some vintage ones from Sass & Belle and now have a very girly-ish new little wardrobe 🙂


    Let me know what you think 🙂


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