Saving 85% on a craft desk…

I wanted this. Pottery Barn’s Bedford Project Table retailing for $1099. But that seems like an insane amount of money to spend on a craft desk, when we’ve got 2800 sq feet that needs functional furniture as well. So… yeah. Time to be inventive!

Luckily we opted for swedish meatballs for dinner the other night, and I quickly discovered my solution at my most favorite store in the whole wide world: IKEA. Two white BILLY bookcases + One glass VIKA GLASHOLM tabletop = CRAFT TABLE!

Now I just need to paint the backs of the bookcases white (instead of keeping them their beautiful cardboard color) and cut some wood to use for braces… and TADA!

Total estimated cost of the project: $165 — 85% under the list price of above desk.

And the results?? Well… just click here to find out and see the desk for yourself!