Ikea table hack, 2017
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What you need: Ikea coffe table ( £45), chalk paint, clear varnish, candles, small stones, screws, jigsaw, ruler, extra length of timber ( I have used a leftover skirting board)
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Draw the opening on your coffee table. Calculate the space to be bigger than your candles.
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Use your off cut as a template to create a bigger piece to go underneath the table. I have used an old skirting board to create my piece. 2cm extra on each side should be fine.
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Turn your table upside down and draw the outline of your support piece on it, to make sure that you will screw it in the right position
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2 coats of chalk paint ( it dries in no time and doesn't have toxic smell)
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2 coats of clear varnish on the top surface and you are ready to decorate your new table