Awesome Ikea Hack of the Week: An unbelievably easy spa-inspired wooden bath mat

There’s something about a spa day that makes you feel like you’ve been whisked away somewhere far more peaceful than your Toronto apartment with paper-thin walls. Spas have this amazing ability to make you feel like you’re in the most tranquil place in the world, and they achieve that mainly with how they decorate.

Bring a touch of that spa-like peacefulness into your apartment with this attractive and insanely easy-to-make wooden bath mat.

  1. The parts. You’ll need

 

  1. Do it. You’re going to use 6 of the pre-made squares from the 10-pack to make your bath mat. You honestly, just snap them together into a 3×2 shape. then, use the knife/razor/scissors to cut the extra little knobs off the outside of the bath mat so it has a nice, clean edge. Place at the foot of your bathtub or shower, add some terrycloth robes to your towel hooks, light a few candles and play your best sounds of nature playlist. Spa at home, achieved.

Source: House of Hepworths

Born on the Prairies, Erin Cardone grew up knowing there was more to life than canola fields and AAA Alberta Angus. So she escaped, living in Europe and Australia, white-knuckling it through plates of calf brains and raw horse meat, and learning languages she can't remember anymore. After a stint as a jaded, skeptical journalist, she changed tack and began writing rather awesome blogs and showing businesses that advertising is dead, so long live social media, with her businesses Legendary Social Media. She now splits her time between various Canadian cities, Costa Rica and wherever else the wind blows.

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