I turned old Ikea shelves into a high-end credenza – people say it’s ‘the most stunning furniture flip’ they’ve seen

AN Ikea fan turned DIY designer has shared how she took old shelves from cheap to chic.

The TikToker (@liveandgatherco) showed viewers how she transformed old, cutout shelves from Ikea into something much more chic with some at-home-carpentry work.

A Tiktoker takes followers on her DIY journey where she transformed an Ikea shelf into a sleek credenza

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A Tiktoker takes followers on her DIY journey where she transformed an Ikea shelf into a sleek credenzaCredit: TikTok/liveandgatherco
The original IKEA piece before it underwent a full makeover

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The original IKEA piece before it underwent a full makeoverCredit: TikTok/liveandgatherco

The credenza-making process commenced with this first step: “I started by getting my wood for the doors from Home Depot. They cut it right to size,” she said.

Next, she can be seen standing at a table with the doors lined up and equipment laid out.

“Then we just sanded it down at home. I used half-moon trim to create the design for the trim pieces,” she recalled.

The budget designer then made sure to

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