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Show & Tell: Fretwork Furniture

  1. Kim@Chattafabulous

    February 3rd, 2011 at 8:22 am

    Brilliant!

  2. alison@MyLittleHappyPlace

    February 3rd, 2011 at 8:26 am

    People are SO CLEVER – love this!

  3. Lauren

    February 3rd, 2011 at 9:03 am

    I love your Ikea Hack, very classy! Here is my hack with the same nightstand. http://livingthelivewire.blogspot.com/2011/01/ikea-hack-follow-up.html

  4. effortless

    February 3rd, 2011 at 9:41 am

    Thanks Lauren off to check yours out. Allison did the hack though not me. Totally wish I had thought of it.

  5. Lauren

    February 3rd, 2011 at 11:06 am

    Thanks for checking mine out and I realized that it was Allison’s hack after I had hit post and to be honest could not figure out how to edit. Thanks for sharing her hack!

  6. Jenny @ Art, Wine and Design

    February 3rd, 2011 at 9:27 am

    This is so cute! I never have the patience for painter’s tape. I’m impressed as I can imagine that took a long time to lay out the design. Good work!

  7. barbara@hodge:podge

    February 3rd, 2011 at 9:50 am

    Here is my Rast hack!

    http://hodgepodge-babselou.blogspot.com/2010/12/how-to-make-silver-leaf-dresser-ikea.html

  8. Ashley

    February 3rd, 2011 at 9:59 am

    Allison, you’re a genius! The “after” looks great!

  9. Liz @ It's Great To Be Home

    February 3rd, 2011 at 10:26 am

    I’ve been dying to hack a Rasta! Love this idea.

  10. christine {bijouandboheme}

    February 3rd, 2011 at 10:26 am

    This looks so good- I wanted to do the same pattern on my closet drawers but I totally couldn’t figure out how to do it- the whole tape/reverse pattern confuses me on a more complex pattern like this one. I’m always so impressed with people who can do things like this- fabulous.

  11. Kate {DomestiKatedLife}

    February 3rd, 2011 at 10:26 am

    So smart! I love seeing ikea pieces revamped too.

  12. Sweet Nothings~Danielle

    February 3rd, 2011 at 10:52 am

    uh mazing

  13. Christine Schwalm Design

    February 3rd, 2011 at 11:23 am

    I feel like there should be a whole blog devoted to successful Rast hacks. Seriously, it’s such a great canvas for creativity. I’m loving the pillows on Allison’s bed…

  14. carlee

    February 3rd, 2011 at 12:40 pm

    So creative!

    Also, really like the pillows!

  15. Two Lovely Spaces

    February 3rd, 2011 at 1:36 pm

    I love that you are a wordpresser now. 🙂 Great project to highlight, I love it.

  16. Lori May

    February 3rd, 2011 at 2:24 pm

    What an amazing job! Looks fabulous!

  17. Allison

    February 3rd, 2011 at 2:54 pm

    Allison here…
    Thanks for all the positive reviews, ladies!
    Christine- I had a really hard time with the taping before I made the stencil as well. Not easy.

    I actually made the pillows on my bed–they’re really basic. I got the fabric from the home decor section of Joann’s. I can’t find it online, but I think I paid about $10 a yard for it. I made them recently and saw this fabric in the store last week if you’re interested.

  18. Vanessa

    February 3rd, 2011 at 2:56 pm

    That turned out adorable! I did a Rast hack myself but it is so boring compared to Allison’s!

  19. Rachael

    February 3rd, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    This looks awesome! Thanks for the tip about “sealing” the painter’s tape with the base color – I never would have thought of that, and I’m sure it makes a huge difference!

  20. effortless

    February 3rd, 2011 at 5:39 pm

    It really helps. I’m also a big fan of frog tape. For me it makes a huge difference and I’ve never looked back since using it a while back. No more blue tape for me.

  21. Charlene

    February 3rd, 2011 at 4:10 pm

    That turned out great…love the design!

  22. Heather

    February 3rd, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    Fantastic!! i love this…and am using it as inspriation for my bedside tables! Think I will apply the design to the top of them. I’ve posted it to my blog Interior Groupie. Thank you for sharing!

  23. J&JHome

    February 3rd, 2011 at 10:14 pm

    Hi. This came out so cute. Here’s my Ikea Hack to the Hopen Bed http://jandjhome.blogspot.com/2011/01/diy-upholstered-headboard-using-ikea.html
    It came out on Ikea Hackers…so fun
    http://www.ikeahackers.net/2011/01/new-upholstered-headboard-with-nailhead.html

  24. aluminjski profili

    October 9th, 2011 at 2:05 pm

    I don?t even understand how I finished up here, but I believed this publish was once great. I don’t recognise who you might be but certainly you are going to a well-known blogger in the event you aren’t already 😉 Cheers!

  25. Priscilla

    February 4th, 2013 at 5:24 pm

    What were your measurements for the stencil? It looks fantastic!

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