A few years ago, for some stupid reason, when I bought the IKEA Bekvam step-stool I thought it'd be a good idea to get it in "black-brown". It looks way too dark. If, to that, you add 3-4 years of heavy use (I'm 5 ft 2 so I need it to reach pretty much every shelf and cupboard in the kitchen), it was looking a bit worse for wear. I was going to paint it but didn't want to lose the noce wood grain, so I came up with this.
A while ago I saw some cool Ikea hacks to hide cat litter trays in various pieces of furniture. My kitchen is quite small and I had a litter box behind the door, so I thought if I could find a cupboard that was small enough to fit in that space, it’d be useful to have some extra storage space Continue reading