Add a litlte extra storage without breaking the bank with these 17 Ikea Rast Hacks. Completely customize this 3-drawer dresser to suit any space and style.
Ikea Rast dresser updates, makeovers, and hacks – Don’t miss these DIY projects!
Are you in need of a little extra storage, but short on cash? Look no further than the Ikea Rast 3-drawer dresser. And at a price tag right around $40, the value can’t be beat! Plus, with one of these 15 handy DIY tutorials, you can completely customize your Rast to suit your space.
It’s a bit smaller than the 3-drawer Tarva dresser, making it a great option for nightstands, kids rooms, or small space living.
17 Creative Ikea Rast Hacks
1 – Midcentury Modern Triple Dresser Hack
Source: Reality Daydream
This knock-off DIY is pure genius! The inspiration dressers were $850… EACH. This blogger made her own triple dresser for a fraction of that price.
2 – Rustic Industrial Nightstand
source: Cherished Bliss
By cutting horizontal lines across the door fronts, you can “fake” the look of planks.
3 – DIY Console in Crisp White with Black Knobs
source: In Between Chaos
Grab 4 Rast units to come together as a giant Rast hack, a media console table.
4 – Craft Room Desk Storage
source: Addison Meadows Lane
Build a custom home office desk or craft space with built-in storage. Beautiful and functional!
5 – Glam it up with Black and Gold Wallpaper
source: Good Housekeeping
Grab some wallpaper remnants and glam up this plain dresser. Black paint and new hardware make for an extra dramatic effect.
6 – Paint Sticks “Fake” the Look of Wood Slats
source: Dandelion Patina
Use paint sticks to fake the “reclaimed wood look” on the drawer fronts and dresser sides.
7 – Weathered Gray Finish with Glam Gold Hardware
source: Live Love DIY
Check out this blog tutorial for the perfect weathered gray stain mix. And those gold drawer pulls are absolutely DIVINE!
8 – DIY Antique-Style Apothecary
source: Ikea Hackers
Add a little bit of plywood, stain, and new hardware, and you’re in business with an apothecary-style dresser.
9 – Makeover with Stencils
source: Apartment Therapy
This stencil Rast makeover is absolutely stunning. It doesn’t even look like an Ikea piece anymore.
10 – Wood Shims Create a Unique Look on Drawer Fronts
source: House of Hepworths
These wood shim drawer fronts once again prove that these little pieces of wood are one of the most versatile craft/DIY supplies!
11 – In the Navy – Classic Rast Nightstand
source: Sincerely Marie Designs
Never underestimate the power of drawer front trim and a fresh coat of paint.
12 – Wallpaper Drawer Fronts in a Kid’s Room
source: At Home with Ashley
Add a little bit of wallpaper to drawer fronts to add a bit of whimsy. Perfect for a kid’s bedroom.
13 – Cottage Chic with Moulding Frames
source: This Old House
A custom kickplate and new moulding make for a cottage chic dresser.
14 – Grain Sack Painted Finish
source: Our Southern Home
Hop on the vintage farmhouse trend with this striped dresser tutorial.
15 – Driftwood Finish Wood Stain
source: Love & Specs
This Rast hack has the perfect driftwood finish, and I’m in LOVE!
16 – Apothecary Nightstand
source: Thrifty & Chic
The combination of the wood finish and metal hardware make this a perfect addition to a modern farmhouse style bedroom.
17 – Ikea Rast Dining Room Buffet
source: Southern Revivals
Drawers are such a practical option for added storage – and this DIY buffet adds much-needed storage without taking up too much space in the dining room.
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More Ikea hacks I think you’ll LOVE:
- Ikea Tarva Dresser Hacks – Take a simple wooden dresser and add a little bit of creativity to create a stunning custom furniture piece, with these 12 Gorgeous Ikea Tarva hacks.
- Ikea Alex Drawer Hacks – The popular Ikea Alex drawer units are a frugal way to create great-looking furniture with plenty of storage space.