5 Modern IKEA High Chair Makeovers

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IKEA high chair hacks

Affordable and easy to clean, the IKEA ANTILOP high chair is one of the most popular options for tots heading into their solid food journey.

And while plastic is fantastic for wiping up after mealtime, it’s not exactly the most eye-catching or comfortable seat for little bots. From crafting comfy cushions to adding supportive footrests and blinging up plain legs, it’s easy to give the IKEA ANTILOP high chair a makeover.

IKEA ANTILOP high chair

5  modern IKEA high chair makeovers

Here are 5 IKEA high chair makeovers that elevate them from plain Jane to spectacular.

Wood-look legs

IKEA high chair makeover Chloe K Design

Wrapping IKEA high chair legs in woodgrain look vinyl ($11.40) takes the humble Antilop to a whole new level.  (via Chloe K Design)

Magnificent metallic

Ikea High Chair makeover Savory&Sweet Food

If you’re handy with a can of metallic spray paint it’s super easy to transform an IKEA high chair in an afternoon. Just remove the legs and mask up the stoppers to make sure the paint stays where it needs to be. (via Savory&SweetFood)

Comfy cushions

Ikea High Chair Hack Kelsey Bangs

Whip up some handmade cushions to not only give bub a comfy place to sit, but give the humble IKEA high chair a huge lift. (There’s a free pattern available via Kelsey Bang).

Stick it to ’em

Ikea high chair hack Hester's Handmade Home

Super cheap colour code stickers ($3) make for a cheerful little makeover that takes mere moments. (via Hester’s Handmade Home)

Monogrammed magic

Ikea High Chair Hack Dwellings by Devore

If you’ve got a circuit machine ($890), creating your own monogrammed vinyl sticker is a cinch. It gives the high chair a rather regal feel – perfect for little princes and princesses.  (via Dwellings by Devore)



Shop the look …

If you’re not super handy or the DIY-type, there are plenty of ways to modernise your IKEA Antilop high chair without having to lift a finger! There are crafty folk selling gorgeous Ikea high chair accessories that can be purchased ready-made.

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