This post is brought to you by the snow….
….and a really good cup of coffee.
Yesterday I was working on this project. It was early in morning and the sun was rising. I was humming the Glade commercial and painting and organizing in between sips of the perfect cup of coffee.
And just as I thought the morning couldn’t get any more perfect, I looked outside the window.
There it was.
The first snowfall of 2015.
Big fluffy flakes floating down and covering the grass in front of the gatehouse.
I paused and walked to the window and took a sip of coffee and closed my eyes. I wanted to remember this moment for the next few months of winter when I stop gazing in awe….
….when I start rolling my eyes at the snow.
Here’s a fun way to organize your scarves with this easy IKEA Dresser Hack.
IKEA Dresser Hack
1. Start with a basic dresser
I began the journey with an IKEA Rast Dresser. You can see the before here.
I forgot to take a picture.
2. Paint it Mindful Gray
Here’s an almost before.
This is about the point that I remembered that I should be taking pictures.
3. Cut out 1 x 3’s out of pine for scarf organizer
You will need to cut 2 pieces of 21 1/2″ pieces of pine.
Then 2 pieces of 11″ pine.
Then 1 piece of 9″ pine.
Assemble as shown.
4. Drill evenly spaced holes in the sides of the 21 1/2″ pieces
Adjust the sizes of the holes to the size of your dowel rod.
We used 1/2″ dowel rods, so we drilled the holes slightly larger.
Cut the dowels about 9 1/2″.
I used wood glue to attach all the pieces.
You can either clamp them together or use painter’s tape to hold them together.
When you are finished it should look like this.
Let it dry and paint it with the coat of SW Mindful Gray to match the rest of the piece.
Now it’s ready for organizing.
You can add scarves or jewelry or belts.
Just like these.
I finished the piece by taping off the front drawers with tape and adding a white border and a small white square around each of the knobs.
I really wanted to highlight how pretty they are.
They were sent to me along with the dresser by Belwith products as part of a fun campaign highlighting individual blogger’s take on an IKEA dresser.
I love the knobs.
I painted the white square around them so they could have their day in the sun…..
….or their day in the snow.
disclaimer: I was provided compensation for this post from Belwith Products, but all opinions on dressers and IKEA and snow are completely my own.
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