Ikea Lack Coffee Table, We’ve seen IKEA coffee tables custom-made dozens of different ways. They can be retextured, studded, and even given heavy marble surfaces. But this hack requires it in a different direction and turns one coffee table into an upholstered ottoman. Over at IKEA Hackers, Marynell from Entertaining MJ showed how she turned an IKEA Absence coffee table into an upholstered ottoman like the ones she liked from West Elm with some 5” foam batting from JoAnn’s and some upholstery fabric.
“I just set it all down on the floor and eyeballed it, ” she said. “After cutting the foam to the right size (using a serrated knife), We used spray adhesive to attach it to the top of the shortage. Ikea Lack Coffee Table, And then I laid my cloth down on the floor with the quilt playing baseball on top of it, and then laid my table top (with polyurethane foam attached) upside down on the quilt batting. ” She drilled holes to allow her to tuft the ottoman with control keys she covered with the upholstery fabric, then reattached the legs. Now it looks like a great place to put one’s feet.