Sunday DIY: Ikea Malm Bed Frame Hack
Why we did it?
It's Sunday, and we decided to do a DIY. As much as I love the digital world, it was nice spending the afternoon working with my hands to feel and appreciate manual labor.
Make it exactly the way you want for less than $30:
Total cost was less than $30 since we already had the IKEA Malm frame. The paint was around $30.
There's nothing like furniture that you already have that you can customize to exactly what you want.
You can do this today.
From my @helloswat Instagram:
Here are the pictures from the day:
Throwing on the paint:
Ready for the 2nd coat.
Completed - 3.5 hours later:
More information on the paint code:
How you can paint your own furniture:
1. Buy the paint.
2. Use a wet towel and wipe down the furniture of choice.
3. Mix the paint and pour into a tray.
4. Start painting. Give 30 mins in between coats.
5. Allow 2 hrs to cure and you should be good to go.
More pictures below:
Quite honestly I feel it looks even better in person. The texture is as matte as it gets, and it has an effect on the room and your eyes.