So remember that Ikea hack decoupage coffee table we used to have in the living room of our apartment? It was created and blogged about way back when I first started this blog over 3 years ago now. Crazy how time flies!! If you have forgotten it looked like this: I love this table and love being able to look back on all those memories each day, but with the new house and trying to start investing in “grown-up” furniture, it was time to say goodbye to this $30 table. Before the move I just could not let go and did not want to see our faces thrown in the trash along with the table and voiced this to my husband. Out of the blue he speaks up with a “Why don’t you just take of the legs and keep the top as an art piece?” Genius. Goodbye coffee table, hello beautiful and personalized entry way art!
For this simple Ikea hack of an Ikea hack, we removed the legs from the table. Next, we purchased a frame hanging kit. We used two eyelet screws and heavy duty hanging wire.
I screwed in the eyelets about 9 inches from the top and 6 inches in from the edges. To get them started used a screwdriver and screw to create a lead hole. Then I grunted and man handled the eyelet screw into place.
Next I measured out the correct length of hanging wire to attach to the eyelets.
Thread the wire through each eyelet and wrap to secure.
Now it is time to pick the wall and hang the art!
A simple update to keep this Ikea Hack alive and well in our home. I love how it looks hanging in our entry way and I am so happy it did not end up in a landfill somewhere!