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DIY IKEA HACK! Magnetic LEGO Compatible Table
Looking to add a LEGO compatible play table to your living room or toy room, but needing to keep things modern and minimalistic? We've got you covered! Build your own Magnetic LEGO Compatible Table with the IKEA YPPERLIG Coffee Table, a Creative QT Peel 'n Stick Baseplate and a few dollar store magnetic storage containers. This simple, yet stylish and functional, LEGO Compatible Table is perfect to inspire the most creative of little building brick enthusiasts.
- IKEA YPPERLIG Coffee Table, $39.99
- Creative QT Peel 'n Stick Baseplate (we used 10" x 10", 1 pack, Gray, $10.95)
- Jot Magnetic Round Metal Containers, 3.75 in. (we got ours from the Dollar Tree for, yup you guessed it, $1 each!)
- Building Bricks (we used LEGO brand)
- Utility or craft knife
- Nylon electrical tape (used to add grip around top of tins for a more secure fit with the lid)
The video above gives you a clear guide on how to turn the coffee table into a LEGO compatible table, but here's a few extra tips.
Coffee table assembly-
The great thing about the YPPERLIG coffee table is that it is SUPER easy to assemble. Here are the IKEA instructions in case you want a peak.
Apply some pressure-
When you stick down the Peel 'n Stick baseplate, be sure to apply some pressure so that the adhesive contacts the table surface fully.
Prevent brick spillages-
The magnetic tins are what you would expect for a $, so we've got a little trick to help make them more secure. Wrap a thin layer of the nylon electrical tape around the top of the container. This provides some extra grip for the lid and stops the brick spillages.
We love helping our customers to create LEGO compatible tables that suit their needs. The IKEA YPPERLIG hack is ideal for those living in small spaces who want to keep things looking clean and trendy. Happy building friends!
Creative QT designs quality + innovative toys that declutter homes and inspire creative play. Founded by parents of five, Adam and Dana Sue Hinkle, Creative QT’s vision is to empower parents and encourage a culture of families that Make Time Together. All products are designed to enrich families’ lives through active, creative play and play based learning. Creative QT products are laboratory tested for compliance with CPSC requirements and are free of lead, cadmium and phthalates so you can play with confidence. So, go ahead … today is the day: be your kid’s hero.
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