The Look for Less: West Elm Dresser/PANYLBy Danikaherrick
West Elm Dresser (retails for $999):
The IKEA Odda dresser + PANYL (entire project about $150):
This version looks just as high end, and in my opinion a lot more sophisticated with it's cleaner lines. They added 3 different pieces of PANYL in Dark Walnut, Pale Oak and Ebony to the drawer fronts by cutting the sections a little larger than the actual drawer front. By firmly pressing them on to the fronts and paying extra attention along the edges, (they pressed down at a 45 degree angle here to create a crease but not stick it to the sides) the edges were then trimmed using a sharp blade.
They even wrapped the original handles in Brushed Gold PANYL to finish the look. And the best part is the entire makeover took less than 15 minutes!
Here is the ODDA before (it retails for $99):
If you have never heard of PANYL, this is what you need to know. Their ingenious product line consists of SO many colors and woodgrains that are available either precut to fit several different IKEA pieces or by the foot.
Instead of the time and money it takes to paint, you can quickly change color or add woodgrain to a piece by simply applying the easy to install self-adhesive "panyl". Their website offers easy to follow instructions and also gives difficulty ratings so you know what to expect.
My favorite part (since I am a visual color girl) is the ability to try on a look:
So go check it out! Just think of all the looks you can create or replicate in minutes!
Happy Weekend Everyone!
These articles might interest you :
Plus a new “Design Under the Influence” I’m back on La Dolce Vita today with another edition of “Design Under the Influence” and I’ve gathered up some gorgeous... Read moreThe 16 January 2013 by Erika Brechtel
HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
I'm super pleased to announce a paper flower holiday event I'm hosting at West Elm on Thursday, November 14th at the SLC location. Read moreThe 23 October 2013 by Thehousethatlarsbuilt
Seersucker PlacematsWhen it comes to catalog shopping, I’m in. Some of my favorite picks from West Elm are hinting fall flavor yet perfect for simple, year-roun... Read moreThe 12 September 2012 by Nookandsea
I guess this is my attempt at Mood Board Monday on a Tuesday, but it's actually Wednesday morning here in Japan so I'm all messed up! Read moreThe 17 July 2013 by Homewithbaxter
HOME, HOME IMPROVEMENT, INTERIOR DESIGN
Being a blogger in Southern California is such a treat. Now that the weather is getting warmer, there’s no shortage of exciting summer events to attend and... Read moreThe 21 May 2012 by Nookandsea
We love West Elm for their style, affordability, and dedication to design that solves everyday problems. Here, we present some of our favorite West Elm pieces... Read moreThe 22 August 2013 by Dwell
HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
Happy Tuesday! While (internet) window shopping, I came across a look from Rag & Bone that I simply had to copy from Barneys New York. I call it the “Urban... Read moreThe 19 March 2013 by Ncrimaldi
MOST POPULAR FROM HOME
- styling delight by Cristine Cez
- Unexpected clever interior design solutions by Trendoffice
- Wedding break by Myparadissi
- End of Month Review - August 2014 by Ozhene
Samsung Russia Climate Change Christmas Father's Day Mardi Gras Mitt Romney World Cup 2014 X-Factor Mali Lady Gaga Thanksgiving Michelle Rodriguez Barack Obama Economy Rupert Murdoch Apple Turkey Kony The Box Office Halloween Harry Potter European Union Apps True Blood Lance Armstrong North Korea Egypt Rick Perry China