O’verlays are paintable, flexible panels for customizing your furniture. They come in sizes that are compatible with several IKEA pieces (Malm, Rast, Expedit, and Effektiv), but you can probably find a size to work with most other non-IKEA items as well.

I’m wondering what would look better around the house with a little customizing…

47 Responses to “O’verlays”

  1. Katie August 11, 2011 at 1:29 pm #

    Such gorgeous design, I’m loving this! xo

  2. Holly August 11, 2011 at 1:42 pm #

    OMG… these are fabulous!

  3. erica p. August 11, 2011 at 1:46 pm #

    This is an awesome idea! I’m definitely going to check this out and see what I can do with my Malm dresser.

  4. Melissa August 11, 2011 at 1:48 pm #

    How fun! Where do you get them? At Ikea? I so need to road trip it to my nearest Ikea ASAP

  5. Brick Window August 11, 2011 at 1:50 pm #

    I thought they were really cool, and ready to buy it for my teen’s room until I went to the website and looked at the price. $44 to fancy up a table that cost 8? That makes no sense. Cool idea, but no thanks.

    • Making it Lovely August 11, 2011 at 11:10 pm #

      That’s the most expensive one — most of them are under $20. I think they’re a good option to get a custom look.

  6. Annie H August 11, 2011 at 1:52 pm #

    I want to know about the lamp pictured. Any ideas where it comes from?

    • Judye August 11, 2011 at 5:46 pm #

      OHHHH, I like the lamp too….

  7. Tammy August 11, 2011 at 1:56 pm #

    I love love this… :) Such a great idea


  8. Loren August 11, 2011 at 2:03 pm #

    Very cool, loving some of the wall designs/mirror designs they have on their website, I think these could make pretty cool wall art in the right space too.

  9. Beth C August 11, 2011 at 2:31 pm #

    Wow–I love this idea!

  10. Lindsay August 11, 2011 at 2:34 pm #

    I was literally JUST looking at the O’verlyas by Danika & Cheryle site when I saw this tweet! They look awesome.

  11. Ash August 11, 2011 at 2:39 pm #

    I ADORE these!! They look amazing I have to get some thank you! I need a Malm Dresser now!

    • Making it Lovely August 11, 2011 at 11:11 pm #

      I know, isn’t that crazy? I want to get my hands on some IKEA furniture just so that I try these out!

  12. Mandy Ford August 11, 2011 at 2:39 pm #

    Oh wow…those are pretty awesome! I love the interlocking circles!

  13. Nicole August 11, 2011 at 2:50 pm #


  14. Collins August 11, 2011 at 3:21 pm #

    That would be perfect for my dresser redo!

  15. Jenny August 11, 2011 at 3:30 pm #

    What a great product niche! Brilliantly beautiful.I think its worth every penny! I recently found a bamboo dresser at a second hand store…but it took two years to find it. Plus I wanted 2 not 1. Way to get instant dimentional detail. Thanks for sharing, N!

  16. liz @ bon temps beignet August 11, 2011 at 3:48 pm #

    Bri (one funny girl) from Me, You and a Wiener used them recently…


  17. Anne with an e August 11, 2011 at 4:27 pm #

    Ooh, I have one of those Ikea dressers, and clearly this would make it more dressy! Thanks for the tip….

  18. Sabina Vavra August 11, 2011 at 5:39 pm #

    I actually have that lamp in the top photo in my bedroom!

    • Judye August 11, 2011 at 5:52 pm #

      Where did you get the lamp??

  19. Mary August 11, 2011 at 5:55 pm #

    I spent some time on the website and got some real inspiration. I like the fact that they are so lightweight. Thanks for finding this interesting resource.

  20. AP August 11, 2011 at 8:36 pm #

    I was thinking of putting textured wall paper on the face of a dresser, but this might look better.

  21. katherineoliverphotography August 11, 2011 at 9:09 pm #

    Great stuff! Thank you for sharing.

  22. Hannah Kate Flora August 12, 2011 at 9:34 am #

    This is genius!! What a great idea / solution for getting some mileage out of your furniture!

    Love this! Thanks for sharing!

  23. Kayla August 12, 2011 at 10:03 am #

    Loooove this!! I am so glad you stumbled across it and shared! I’m feeling an itch to go to Ikea now…

  24. The Glamorous Housewife August 12, 2011 at 10:07 am #

    Love. Love. Love! How did you find these?

    Thanks doll,
    The Glamorous Housewife

    • Making it Lovely August 12, 2011 at 10:16 am #

      I can’t remember where I first saw them. I know for sure they’ve been on Apartment Therapy, and Young House Love mentioned them yesterday too. They’re making the design blog rounds, I think.

  25. wendy August 12, 2011 at 10:25 am #

    Wow – totally fantastic. I’m looking at my dresser in a new light. fun stuff!

  26. Kelly August 12, 2011 at 11:57 am #

    My brain is on serious overload with ideas & excitement over these. Best thing I’ve seen in…ever?

  27. Erika August 12, 2011 at 12:07 pm #

    These are AWESOME! I think they would look cool as a border around a room at chair rail or higher with a little bit of ledge trim. Hmmm….my powder room is screaming for something like this. LOVE IT!!

  28. Melanie (melarse) August 12, 2011 at 6:50 pm #

    AMAZING find!!! Thank you so much for sharing! I will be incorporating these in my new home, for sure.

  29. vintagehome.colleen@gmail.com August 12, 2011 at 8:05 pm #

    OH MY!..just the greatest idea..how to make a cheappy piece go over the top!

  30. ArticulateArt August 12, 2011 at 10:02 pm #

    Wow the cabinets are gorgeous!!!
    They really make the room “POP”!!!

  31. Chandra August 13, 2011 at 11:06 am #

    OMG!!! Thank you for posting this. Now I have something to spice up my kids’ Ikea dressers. :-)

  32. Danika Herrick August 13, 2011 at 5:48 pm #

    Thank you thank you!!!! We are thrilled you featured us!
    Danika & Cheryle

  33. Amanda @ Ruffled August 17, 2011 at 6:47 am #

    Bookmarking for future projects. Free section of Craigslist, here I come!

  34. Like, Whatever August 18, 2011 at 9:05 am #

    I adore the coffee table in the last picture. What a difference.


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