Thanks for coming by! Hi! At the price point, this really couldn’t be beat. Crazy what one (2 put together in this case) piece of furniture can do for one’s sanity! Could you imagine if it was all glass doors. Hi! Looking for a media unit & love how you put this together. Not sure if its cause my kids are rough with it or if it’s the cabinets problem. Thanks for the inspiration!! Where did you purchase the floating shelf! I'm so excited and thankful you're here! it was in their kitchen section. That had everything to do with me rushing and just being overly excited. Now, we actually had one of these cabinets already. Thank you ! I love this! (Because really, who doesn't love a good IKEA hack?!) Hello How to Create an Entertainment Unit with the IKEA BESTA System. It’s personalizing capable! Hey guys, it’s been pretty busy this past weekend as we celebrated Mr. J’s 28th birthday. Does it look like one large piece of furniture..? Is this the frame that you used? Hi, I love this idea of putting the cabinets together. I’m glad you found the blog! It was the best news I could have heard at that moment. It was fairly simple to build. Your email address will not be published. Some people have hundreds of TV channels to choose from. We are looking at Besta as well to build something similar. But we were in the market for one bigger to better fit the needs of the space and better anchor the tv. Your email address will not be published. I did this by myself with minimal help from my husband.. With this line, you can build different types of cabinets, customizing it to fit the needs of your home. Crazy enough, it actually works. hi Suzanne! If you’re in the market for a new piece of TV furniture, IKEA is a great place to find affordable TV stands and entertainment centers. I opted for the tv cabinets to not deal with cutting holes & it’s the same exact ones. All the information inside your website is entered in many popular websites. I love your lantern on the left side. They actually had a deal as a set and I was able to choose my own doors. I love it! HAHA! Being right by the front door, you don’t want a piece of furniture that sticks out so far and get in the way of a guest’s line of sight. We are looking at Besta as well to build something similar. They have different kinds of floating shelves to choose from so you should be able to find one there! Big, small, high, low? It might not be a show stopper with its looks. they are the basic chrome ones. Thanks Suzanne – Price valid Nov 12, 2020 - Jan 19, 2021 or while supply lasts, Price valid Apr 2, 2020 - Apr 2, 2021 or while supply lasts, Price valid Jun 2, 2020 - Nov 30, 2020 or while supply lasts. How did you remove the doors to have 2 right swinging and 2 left swinging? BESTÅ has evolved into a multi-purpose solution across the living room. One other thing, is every now and then I do have to tighten a few screws on the cabinet hinges to get the cabinets to be perfectly aligned again. Hi! How did you put the door handles on? 3. LOL! Although, they do have some preset cabinets to choose from. Now if this piece was 3 times the price, I’d think twice about letting them. they are sold separately. ;) If you loved this space or found it helpful, or just feeling extra kind today, show me some love and pin a photo on your pinterest or share on instagram/ Facebook and/or twitter and tag me!! It would look so cluttered, no matter how organized it was. Well, here are the pros: I have to say, I do love it! If you agree, thank you. Hi Kristen, this tv is a 55 inch. No I didn’t have to drill any holes because it already comes with holes for the shelves and it’s the same holes you would use for the door hinges. Hi, can’t seem to find the cabinet where can I find ? So just be mindful of that when you’re decorating and getting new furniture. Hello! Karen, what is the name of the cabinets with the holes that you purchase. I recently just purchased this combo as well. Thanks for the ideas! I’m wondering if you remember the name of the legs you used? Do you happen to remember the name of the legs you used? But, it’s the perfect size for this wall so I doubt we’ll be doing that any time soon. Did I just make that phrase up.. Maybe. And because this holds so much, I really don’t need much more storage for this room to function well.  |  Created with    by Sculpture Qode. After much thought and not seeing one within our budget, we decided to just get another cabinet just like it to make one big media center. Built-In Family Room Entertainment Center | Shirley and Chris. Do you mind sharing the link for it because I have been looking and can’t seem to find it. So it was well worth buying 2. Well, what do you think of our entertainment area? So learn from my hasty, foolish ways and measure-measure-measure! The depth was perfect for our little home. Lesson learned, right?! Hey guys, it’s been pretty busy this past weekend as we celebrated Mr. J’s 28th birthday. You have of all 8 possible products to compare. One thing hasn’t changed – needing a stand or cabinet for the TV unit. On the right is all our movies/video games and gaming controllers. You can easily personalize it for a clean and modern entertainment center, displaying your favorite things or all-in-one functionality The great thing is that though it is large, it isn’t very deep, which is perfect for this space. I chose these 2 end doors to be covered completely to tuck away and hide what would look unsightly with all the busyness going on in there. Hey there, welcome! 2. Hi Angie! I can’t seem to find any floating shelves long enough. Our selection helps cut the clutter, manage cables and get things prettied up. thanks so much! Honestly, before we got this cabinet, this room was really hard to keep clean. I have not been able to find one that is long enough. IKEA sells both “tv” cabinets that have the cutouts & plain cabinets that have solid back. Hope this helps! I love this and would like to do something similar. This is a place where I hope we can all be inspired to use our gifts and talents to create a beautiful life; that it would be a blessing to us and those around us. You would think it would take up the whole room with all that we’re able to store in there. Secondly, did you find that shelf somewhere or make it yourself? I think I might have possibly physically jumped for joy while washing the dishes when I saw his text. On the left is all our board/card games,along with paperwork that I need within reach on the bottom shelf. It even has wall attachments if you choose to use it as a wall cabinet. Well, hope you’re enjoying your week friends and hope to hear from you! Everyone who’s come over after we changed to 2 cabinets has said the room looks bigger. A lot of small items in a space can actually make a space seem crowded, smaller and cluttered. And it did cost me. But, honestly, for me, it’s not a deal breaker. So, on to what you might be wondering.. What do I really think of this Ikea Besta cabinet. It’s modularity means you have a free hand in customizing it to your needs and tastes. Wow! The clock is from TjMaxx but I’ve also seen it at Homegoods and Marshalls. Thanks so much! Hi Anna, the feet on the cabinet are from ikea. Not a good look right?? Our somewhat Ikea “hacked” entertainment center and an honest Ikea besta review. I am very happy. Would you call it a hack.. Why not?! Where did you get the feet for the frames? I’m so excited to start on this! But this cabinet is perfect for my small kids who I don’t worry too much about, as they go in and out of the cabinets grabbing what they need. Thanks!! Mar 27, 2020 - Explore Terry Schuelke's board "Ikea entertainment center" on Pinterest. In the IKEA range, you have hundreds of TV benches to choose from! See more ideas about Ikea, Ikea entertainment center, Entertainment center. Hi Alma! TV Stands & Entertainment Centers - IKEA IKEA Doesn’t it seem kinda crazy having a cabinet this big in my little home? I already ordered everything—I just have two questions. Just a thought… I may do this same thing but top it with some rustic reclaimed wood to give it that pottery barn feel but still keep the clean lines. The cons of this Ikea cabinet would have to be a not so stand out piece. Hi! ©, 2020 I also noticed that often Ikea has these discounts if you have the Ikea family card with them, which is what we did on top of an Ikea sale that was going on. You have to buy the doors, legs, knobs, hinges & shelves all separately. It was a nice break, but I’m back and wanted to share our entertainment center with you! Please !! hope this helps! Well, it’s actually 2 identical ikea cabinets connected together to make “one” large cabinet. First, did you have to cut holes in the back of the cabinets to run the wires since this frame was not the TV frame?