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Here Is Super Cheap IKEA Hack With Amazing Result

Here Is Super Cheap IKEA Hack With Amazing Result
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Hacks make our life simpler.

We are always on the lookout for some or the other easy tips to carry out things. They make the work to get done quickly thus, helping us save a lot of time. IKEA's 'Kallax' shelves are well-recognized by everyone probably. 

Check out the way a family used plain IKEA shelves.

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The living room corner was empty.

The living room corner was empty.

A bit of attention was required to be paid here. Maybe, it needed a shelf.

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A few measurements and a rough plan were taken by the family to IKEA.

A few measurements and a rough plan were taken by the family to IKEA.
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Three single Kallax shelving units were decided upon as they were quite flexible and the most affordable.

However, they noticed a mistake.

However, they noticed a mistake.
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When everything was got and put together against the wall to check the way it looked, a fault was noticed. A few centimeters were forgotten to be measured by someone. Next to each other, the three shelves were too wide for about 3 cm. That means the door frame will find the last one hanging on it. Everyone agreed not to make it stay like that.

Then, a great idea was suggested by someone.

Then, a great idea was suggested by someone.
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The last shelf will fit perfectly if you turn it sideways. Behind the other shelves, there is a little gap because they required to be pulled forward for meeting the other one. But, it wasn't cared for by anyone. Ideas started emerging to make the best use of this new surface.

The new shelves indeed opened the doors to so many new possibilities.

The new shelves indeed opened the doors to so many new possibilities.
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Is a chalkboard wanted by the kids? Alright then! The edges can be taped. A good idea would be by using old CDs for forming cut-out corners.

The surface can be painted with chalkboard paint.

The surface can be painted with chalkboard paint.
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Apply two coats rather than one because this makes the surface more robust and safe for the kids.

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The paint should be left for drying completely.

The paint should be left for drying completely.
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Then, the tape should be removed.

Drum roll please!

Drum roll please!
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For the inclusive chalkboard and wonderful shelves.

Everything fit perfectly in the place.

Everything fit perfectly in the place.
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Be it decorative pieces, important papers, photo albums. There was even enough space for miscellaneous articles or remnants.

The blank new chalkboard looked so beautiful.

The blank new chalkboard looked so beautiful.
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It may not remain blank for long, though. The family has definitely been quite creative. Peaking into someone else's living room is always interesting. You get to learn new ways of doing up your own place.

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