A designer transformed a $179 Ikea table for $15, and the upgrade looks shockingly similar to an iconic, $4,000, mid-century table

Published Apr 08 2021 at 9:39 PM GMT
  • When Lisa Herland stumbled upon an Ikea Docksta table, which retails for $179, at a thrift store, she was sold.
  • The self-taught designer and blogger brought the table home and realized it needed some love and updating.
  • Using contact paper and spray paint, Herland spent $15 to transform the table into one that looks shockingly similar to a Saarinen table, which are mid-century modern marble tables that retail for upwards of $4,000.
  • The Saarinen tables were designed by the Finnish architect Eero Saarinen, wh.


  • Published Apr 8, 2021 9:39 PM GMT