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Ikea Hacks: 9 Incredible TARVA Makeovers with FolkArt Home Decor Chalk

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The Ikea TARVA, a hack-able darling of DIYers everywhere, goes from an Ikea basic to ’designer on a dime’ showstoppers in these nine makeovers from the Plaid Creators! 

We challenged this group of creative superstars with the Ikea TARVA nightstand and a quest to hack to their heart’s content using FolkArt Home Decor Chalk

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is effortless to use - there’s no surface prep needed and the matte chalk finish is perfect for layering and distressing. Eight new hues join the line this year, and the easy-to-mix formula means endless color options! 

From fancy new feet to stenciled florals, keep reading to learn how to transform any piece of furniture with these nine simple techniques! Use these same ideas to makeover dressers, coffee tables and more. You'll also find fun how-to’s to make DIY wall art ideas in each tutorial! 
 
Ikea TARVA: BEFORE
Ikea Hacks: 9 Incredible TARVA Makeovers with FolkArt Home Decor Chalk

Stencils are an easy way to create a signature piece to coordinate with any decor - we love the combo of stripes and florals! 
Caitlin Wilson Inspired Ikea Nightstand via The Cards We Drew how-to-use-chalk-paint-the-cards-we-drew.jpg

Furniture painting pro Kathy ups the game by using a piece of rippled aluminum to contrast with FolkArt Home Decor Chalk in White Adirondack. She even forgoes the drawer for added drama! 
Rustic Chic Ikea Nightstand Makeover via Petticoat Junktion
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Vintage loving Bev uses FolkArt Home Decor Texture Chalk, one of our newest formulas. The textured paint can be applied, layered and distressed to give enviably authentic time-worn vibes. Check out her tutorial for a layered paint technique and also how she uses Mod Podge to add fabric to the front drawer. 
Vintage Floral Furniture Hack with Flamingo Toes 
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Adding a pop of pattern with a stencil is way easier than it looks - we promise! Follow Amy’s tips for how to use paint to stencil furniture with FolkArt Home Decor Chalk.
How to Stencil Furniture with Amy Latta Creations 
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Textured wallpaper + Mod Podge is the secret sauce in this understated chic hack! And we're obsessed with Elegant Teal, one of the new FolkArt Home Decor Chalk colors released this year! 
Faux Embossed DIY Technique via The Pretty Life Girls
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Shoes make the outfit - or in this case, feet! Turned furniture feet and the details like the designer knob take this beauty completely out of the recognizable Ikea realm! 
End Table Makeover via Erin Spain
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We love the contrast of stain and paint in this modern farmhouse masterpiece! And Seriously Gray is seriously the perfect gray.
Painted & Stained DIY End Table via Cherished Bliss
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The hook’s the nook! Amy created a retro reading nook and used a simple taping method to get clean paint lines. Sunset Rose, another one of our new colors, is the perfect shade of on-trend blush! 
Kids Reading Nook via Positively Splendid 
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It’s gonna make you ROAR! Say hello to a dino-tastic piece with this splatter painted piece in the perfect dino green! 
Dinosaur Nightstand DIY via Made to be a Momma 
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We're in love with all these makeovers! It's so hard to pick our fave. Let us know yours in the comments, and follow Plaid on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube for more DIY inspiration. 
Posted: 8/16/2018 7:45:41 AM by Deanna Jue | with 0 comments

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