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IKEA Hack: Dressing Up a Hemnes Dresser

By Our Home from Scratch on Feb 11, 2013

So even though I’ve already mentally started work on our sitting room built-ins, we obviously aren’t done with our daughter’s bedroom. We still want to add some decor and personalize the room a bit. My wife Lisa has several little projects planned, one of which we were able to knock out in about ten minutes—adding new pink drawer pulls on our Hemnes dresser.

We love the Hemnes line. It’s clean, bright, and pretty versatile. However, we thought we could dress it up a bit and maybe make it a little more girly.

hemnes dresser

Lisa spotted some pink, clear drawer pulls on sale at Target and quickly snatched them up.

hemnes knobs

Most drawer pulls come out pretty easily.

hemnes drawer pulls

The new pulls came with their own screws and were roughly the same size as the old hardware.

pink drawer pulls

Installed, they change the feel of the dresser a bit.

pink drawer pulls

We also made sure we had enough pulls for the night stand.

hemnes night standhemnes pink drawer pulls

Not too bad, right? Plus it was cheap. I think the pulls were around $3 for a pack of six. Don’t quote me on that.

Have you made any custom changes to stock pieces?

Dressing Up a Hemnes Dresser originally appeared on Our Home from Scratch on February 11, 2013.

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