Furniture Upcycling: IKEA Hack by @sageandvintage

@sageandvintage has shared an impressive IKEA hack that breathes new life into an old piece. Using MDF wreaths and a little pine trim, she created a standout pattern that adds a unique touch to any room.

Materials Required

For this project, you will need:

  • IKEA furniture (or any other used furniture)
  • MDF wreaths (available at craft stores)
  • Pine trim
  • Brad nailer
  • Caulk
  • Estate Grey paint by @thechippybarn
  • Bronze gliding wax by @dixiebellepaint

The Upcycling Process

STEP 1: Cut the Materials

Start by cutting your MDF wreaths and pine trim to the desired size.

STEP 2: Create a Pattern

Arrange the MDF wreaths on your furniture to create a pattern.

STEP 3: Add the Trim

Incorporate the pine trim into your design.

STEP 4: Attach the Materials

Using a brad nailer, attach the MDF wreaths and pine trim to your furniture.

STEP 5: Caulk the Holes

Fill any holes or gaps with the caulk.

STEP 6: Paint

Prime the furniture and then paint it with Estate Grey by @thechippybarn.

STEP 7: Apply Wax

Finish the piece with a bronze gliding wax by @dixiebellepaint.


There you have it – a simple, budget-friendly IKEA hack that transforms your used furniture into a unique piece. This project by @sageandvintage is a testament to the power of creativity and resourcefulness. With some simple materials and a bit of elbow grease, you can create a beautiful piece of furniture upcycling that fits your style.

With creativity and a touch of craftsmanship, they have transformed standard IKEA pieces into unique and personalized treasures. They inspire others to think outside the box and embrace sustainable design by breathing new life into old furniture. @sageandvintage’s innovative approach serves as a reminder that with a little imagination, even the most ordinary objects can become extraordinary statements of style and environmental consciousness.

Share the Post:

Visit the IKEA Hack Directory

Find the best ideas, products, and resources to nail your next IKEA Hack.