IKEA highchair hack

This is such a simple IKEA hack.  All you need is a little spraypaint and a vinyl decal.  I love the look of the IKEA antilop highchair.  It has simple clean lines that doesn't scream baby.  It will fit in with most decor as much as a highchair can fit in and at $25 the price is perfect.  However, I wasn't too crazy about the gray legs and decided I'd glam it up a bit for the princess.

Here it is originally.

It comes unassembled like most everything at IKEA but it's super easy to put together.  You just click the legs in place and you're done, but before I did that I gave the legs a quick spray paint makeover.

I wanted to keep the balls at the bottom white so I just taped those off with some frog tape.

Then I gave them a few coats of my favorite gold spray paint.  

Then I just whipped up a quick vinyl decal with my silohuette machine.  If you don't have a silohuette you can find lots of great decals on Etsy for a few dollars.

I'm really happy with how it turned out and my daughter loves it too.  You can use it with or without the tray.  If you remove the tray it will slide right up to the table which is kind of neat and I love that it doesn't look super highchair-y.

Done any IKEA hacks lately?


Sadie + Stella said...

Ok I do not have kids but that is rad, my friend. Looks amazing!

Unknown said...

Wow, that looks great, will definitely borrow this idea if e ever have baby #3 :)

Julia@Cuckoo4Design said...

Love it! I'm a huge fan of decals too and I told my hubby that I want a silhouette for my bday which is in 2 month. He said no-can-do for Christmas :(
Keeping my fingers crossed. I really want one and I have heard great things about it.

penelopejoseph said...

This looks so adorable!! You are soooooo creative!!!!

Julia Ryan said...

I'm so obsessed with this idea!

Nikki @ The Basics said...

Love this! What size is your decal?

Dwellings by DeVore said...

Looks great

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Dwellings by DeVore said...

Love this! Do you remember he size of the decal?

Dwellings by DeVore said...

I think it was around 4" by 4".

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