DIY Whiteboard Turns Wall Into Creative Space

At one company I worked for, we had entire walls on our floors that were painted with whiteboard paint. We could always get up, wander to a wall and have an impromptu discussion with our coworkers or jot down some ideas. Over at IKEA Hackers, D. Morris wanted something similar for his home office, and found the answer at his local IKEA.A repurposed dining room table-top, a picture ledge and some whiteboard markers were all it took to add a huge whiteboard -- and a great space for brainstorming -- to this home office.

All told, the components that D. Morris purchased cost about $150, and the result is a whiteboard wall that still costs less than other whiteboards of the same size. It's mounted with mirror fixtures, so you don't have a huge border to deal with. Since the cover is glass, it's easier to clean than a standard matte whiteboard. If you'd like a huge space to jot down thoughts and priorities and have some cash to spend, this is an easy DIY project that can make a huge difference in your workflow.

NOT Expensive Glass Whiteboard [IKEA Hackers]


    Instead, I suggest going to because it's cheaper and easier than doing it yourself, especially when it's going to be as big as your wall... Doing that yourself is probably going to cost you $60-$100 while incrediline is just like $40..

    We painted an entire wall in our office with whiteboard paint. We purchased it from, wait for it... These guys must have taken ages to come up with that name!

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