Add some style to the boring plastic shoe drawers.
Double sided tape
I guess you already noticed I’m a real IKEA addict.
My favorite things about IKEA products are their versatility and affordability.
The TRONES boxes are a cheap and perfect storage solution for small apartments and narrow spaces. A set of three costs $39.99, and Pinterest is full of creative ideas to use them, not only as shoe rack.
You can see an interesting use in another post about a paint pen wall I drew for a friend right here.
The bokes can be used as a storage cabinet in the hallway, suitable for bathroom storage, functional in the living room or dining area, or as a kids closet storage, but I used it for its original purpose, to store our shoes. So wheres the hack?
I bought two sets (six units in total) and mounted them in two rows of three.
I added a black wooden top I got from a carpenter with the dimensions of 16 cm / 154 cm / 3 cm for 25$ and glued it with double-sided tape to the boxes.
That’s all.. but doesn’t it look so “designed”?
When we moved, we installed it in our new apartment over an electrical socket, so we had to make a little hack and cut a hole in the back of one of the boxes.
And finally the result:
I have a Pinterest board dedicated to IKEA hacks, with many ideas of Trones hacking. Go ahead… follow me! See where I get my ideas from.
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That’s two rows of three.
Hi, where did you get the coat rack. I just ordered my Trones, and restained my round mirror a beautiful walnut. I can’t wait to get started. I love that look.
Are you able to use the outlet or did you only cut it out so it would be flush against the wall?
To use it we just pull out the drawer.
Obviously, we don’t use it for a permanently fixed device, but when we need to socket (to use a vacuum or a drill) we can
What’s the size of the wood topping in width and length my Trones will be delivered Thursday can’t wait will post a photo, thanks love it
the tops dimensions are:16 cm / 154 cm / 3 cm
And Thanks 🙂