Marble Covered Ikea Storage box

IMG_3095main You can't go wrong this Moppe Mini wooden chest from Ikea. It comes in a natural wood colour and can be decorated or left as it is.  This multipurpose storage unit is so functional and is commonly used for makeup storage or craft supplies.  I bought mine to store my DIY and craft supplies in.  I am loving the marble theme and bought some marble adhesive paper from Amazon. IMG_3069use1 This is all you will need to transform your box to a marble masterpiece. IMG_3071use On the back of the adhesive paper are red squares so you can cut the paper in a straight line and exactly what you need, there is minimal wastage.  I started off by cutting a long length to cover the top, bottom and sides, leaving an inch each side to fold over to create a neat edge. IMG_3074use3 The adhesive paper sticks really well to the box, you can use your hand or something with a straight edge to press out any air bubbles. IMG_3077use1 Cut a small triangle so the to paper folds better. IMG_3082use IMG_3083use For the drawers I have decided to cover just the front section, the wooden unit doesn't leave much space in-between each drawer so this was the better option. IMG_3086use Cut a small rectangle for the drawer pull and fold it down. Then cut small triangles for each of the corners. IMG_3089use IMG_3091use Use a small rectangle piece of adhesive paper for the middle sections of the units where the drawers sit. Repeat for both shelves. IMG_3093use IMG_3094use I was really please with how this turned out, so simple and effective and took under and hour. IMG_3096use Why not try this using decoupage paper or material. Thanks Shelley xoxo

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