I showed you how I jazzed up the drawer sides with marbled paper, and today I want to show you how I jazzed up the outside of this ho-hum dresser. After this bad boy was put together, I immediately knew that I wanted to trade out the hardware. I showed you how I jazzed up the drawer sides with marbled paper, and today I want to show you how I jazzed up the outside of this ho-hum dresser. Learn from me and take these tips into account if you’re looking to add brackets to one of your own dressers…. I had a hard time finding DIY instructions, especially for the Hemnes. ( Log Out /  5. I’ve said it. Ikea Hemnes Dresser: Hack Earlier this week, you guys got a glance at the new tall dresser that’s currently hanging out in our office. ... Ikea Hack, Mid-Century Modern, Refinished Furniture, Uncategorized June 30, 2016 June 30, 2016 604 Words. ( Log Out /  It also comes in a pretty good range of colors, from white to dark painted wood and several colors in between. – Sarah’s Victorian Across the Pond, Reader OMG! Hey There! Together we’re creating our dream home in Chicago, one DIY project at a time. I’m Casey, the voice behind The DIY Playbook. Hemnes Dresser Hacks: The Hemnes dresser is a very plain, popular piece from Ikea that lends itself well to hacking. So I did some research, combined ideas, and this is what I came up with. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out /  ( Log Out /  Ikea Hemnes Dresser Turned Mid-Century Modern. It took some major drilling time. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. Change ). Add Knobs So I purchased some silver brackets (, Reader OMG! The finished look with a fresh coat of paint (Sherwin Williams, In the Navy). But my customization of this Ikea piece didn’t stop there. About Me. Hemnes can be painted, chalk boarded, stenciled, decoupaged, you may change handles and make an absolutely new piece like no other. I occasionally get inspired to make things in an attempt to save a few bucks while finding an outlet for my creative juices. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. This is just about the time that this project slowed down. It adds a nice glamorous touch to the otherwise blah dresser. This Hemnes hack lends a mid-century modern vibe that’s reminiscent of a much more expensive piece. ©2020 DIY Playbook | Privacy Policy | Site by Roundhouse Designs. Earlier this week, you guys got a glance at the new tall dresser that’s currently hanging out in our office. Be creative and hack it according to your decor style! – Tracey’s Bright Beach House, Reader SOS – Living Room Furniture Layout, Reader SOS – Mid-Century Modern Spanish Bungalow, Reader SOS – Transforming a Concrete Patio, How to Make a DIY Acrylic Dry Erase Board, Using Chalk Spray Paint to Transform Outdated Decor, Refreshing Mocktail Recipes for Pregnancy, A Family Favorite – Coconut Crispies During the Holidays, Tips to Survive DIY Projects with your Significant Other, 2020 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale – My Top Picks, The Best Sports Bras for Breastfeeding Moms. Jan 11, 2020 - We're bringing you an IKEA Hemnes dresser mid century modern hack that we performed to make our boring IKEA furniture stand out in our new nursery! The dresser was great once we finally got it together (albeit a little boring), but it just took a very long time to get from step 1 to step 35 (no joke…). In an attempt to save some money on a new dresser, I decided to modify our current Ikea Hemnes dresser to something more modern. View overzealousdiyer’s profile on Instagram, View overzealousdiyr’s profile on Pinterest, Follow DIY'er in Progress on WordPress.com, Ikea Hemnes Dresser Turned Mid-Century Modern. I’m married to Finn & mom to Rory. I occasionally get inspired to make things in an attempt to save a few bucks while finding an outlet for my creative juices. I'm using this space to document my journey as an overzealous DIY'er and trying not to cut too many corners along the way. I was totally on a roll, and then boom…I had to install 4 brackets on 5 drawers. IKEA Hemnes is a classic dresser, simple, plain and suitable for many spaces. I’m in love with the shiny silver. I took inspiration from the West Elm Mid-Century 6 Drawer Dresser-White + Acorn: Materials Needed (items in parentheses were used for this project), 3. I’ve always been eager to try out the industrial, campaign-style look on a dresser and this white piece offered up the perfect opportunity!