How to turn a bland IKEA desk into a colorful statement piece

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This might be the easiest IKEA hack around — and it might also be the most fun.

Half of the fun of getting something from IKEA is adding a few custom touches to it. All week long, TODAY.com is dishing out four-step IKEA hacks to help in your effort.

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Whether you need a new desk or an entryway table, we're confident you will find a place in your home for this color-block desk. Developed by DIY'er Jourdan Fairchild, we are breaking down the IKEA hack into a few easy steps.

Materials needed:

Directions:

1. Apply painter’s tape 12-inches high on each table leg of IKEA’s Lisabo desk.

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2. Paint the table your favorite color above the painter’s tape.

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3. Once dry, remove the tape.

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4. Enjoy!

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