IKEA Eket Entry Cabinet Makeover

Vintage arched mirror

Meet my new favorite piece of IKEA furniture! Yes, if you can believe it, that art-deco inspired cabinet pictured up there actually came from everyone’s favorite “Big Box” home décor store, and today’s the day when I finally get to tell you all about it.

The full scoop is over on Hunker, but I’ll let you in on a little secret right here…I actually had much bigger plans for this plain little $100 cabinet involving a custom DIY wood slat side panel detail. But when it came down to actually doing the project, I realized that I didn’t need to go all out to make my entry cabinet sing. So, I simplified the vision, and I think it turned out even better than I had planned (if I do say so myself, of course!).

DIY Ikea hack project idea

And, no joke: this is the type of DIY project that will make even your ambivalent significant other stop and stare. For the first time in years, John was actually really impressed by this makeover, and he usually couldn’t care less about design trends! Make the quick leap over to Hunker here to see the step-by-step DIY transformation of our IKEA Eket cabinet from “boring” to “bold” thanks to practically nothing but peel-and-stick Target wallpaper.

Before and after IKEA entry cabinet project

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My Lulu and Georgia Sale Picks

My Lulu and Georgia Sale Picks

Did you hear? It’s the last day of the Lulu and Georgia Friends + Family sale! I’m still sticking to my self-proclaimed secondhand décor shopping challenge, but that doesn’t mean you have to. I’ve had my eye on so many pieces from the L&G collection lately, and thought it was the perfect time (you know…while we’re all quarantined at home) to share some pretty online shopping inspiration. The best news of all, of course, is that everything linked below is 25% off through the end of the day.

My Lulu and Georgia Sale Picks

1. Gold birds (set of 3)

2. Round velvet pillow

3. Matte black sconce

4. Photography print

5. Flower pot

6. Fringed cotton towel

7. Round black mirror

8. Rattan stool

9. Hanging planter

10. Woven wool stool

11. Wildflower print

12. Tissue box

What’s your favorite piece in my roundup? That round green velvet pillow is calling my name, as is the neutral finish flower pot. If you’ve got a room makeover in the works, I hope some of these hand-picked items offer some timely inspiration! Let me know all about your current home projects in the comments below.

My Lulu and Georgia Sale Picks

*I earn a small percentage from purchases made using the affiliate links above. Affiliate links are not sponsored. Rest assured that I never recommend products we wouldn’t use or don’t already love ourselves.

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