Grip Lock primer on the Laxarby doors so I can paint them the same white as the walls.  The top coat though is a slightly glossy paint.  Water-based.   Oil based tends to yellow over time.

Grip Lock primer on the Laxarby doors so I can paint them the same white as the walls. The top coat though is a slightly glossy paint. Oil based tends to yellow over time.

View from the floor.... I'm exhausted!  All shelves are trimmed too.  I used two shelves then a trim to hide the middle seams.

View from the floor. I'm exhausted! All shelves are trimmed too. I used two shelves then a trim to hide the middle seams.

Wall Units

Pelmets are in.  They were hard work, much harder than I thought.   I needed to cut into plaster cornice and do 45 degree corners.   Now to lightly sand and paint.

Pelmets are in. They were hard work, much harder than I thought. I needed to cut into plaster cornice and do 45 degree corners. Now to lightly sand and paint.

Wall Units

Wall Units

Starting to plaster the side wall.  All shelves are in where I want them, now filling all other holes.  The shelves will be permanently fixed so happy to fill all other holes.

Starting to plaster the side wall. All shelves are in where I want them, now filling all other holes. The shelves will be permanently fixed so happy to fill all other holes.

Wall Units

I then framed out the side which leads down the hallway to give the built in look.  Treated Pine is all I used.

I then framed out the side which leads down the hallway to give the built in look. Treated Pine is all I used.

Wall Units

Up the go!

Up the go!

Make your Ikea Billy Book cases. I cut the top  off to be able to fit between bench top and ceiling.   The trick here is I then flipped them so the bottom became the top helping to form the frame for the cornice.

Make your Ikea Billy Book cases. I cut the top off to be able to fit between bench top and ceiling. The trick here is I then flipped them so the bottom became the top helping to form the frame for the cornice.

Called in the professionals to join the bench top.  It took 3 lengths to get this covered.   Make sure you ask for them the be biscuit joined before screwing on the base cupboards.

Called in the professionals to join the bench top. It took 3 lengths to get this covered. Make sure you ask for them the be biscuit joined before screwing on the base cupboards.

Ikea Laxarby doors

Ikea Laxarby doors

7 Ikea Metod cupboards installed.  You must attach to wall with brackets this is very important for safety and security.

You must attach to wall with brackets this is very important for safety and security.

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