Kmart shopper sparks a brand new TikTok pattern after reworking a $29 ottoman right into a bedside desk 

Shopper is starting a new TikTok trend after turning a $ 29 storage stool into a bedside table – with VERY stylish results

  • A young woman started a new DIY trend on TikTok with a $ 29 Kmart purchase
  • Simonette, 22, bought an ottoman and turned it into a bedside table
  • She removed the top pillow, painted it cream and styled it with candles
  • The end result looked chic and would be perfect for those on a budget

A young woman with a flair for DIY projects has revealed how she turned a $ 29 Kmart stool into a stylish bedside table, starting a new trend online.

Melbourne-based Simonette shared the decor hack in a TikTok video that has since gone viral and has been viewed more than half a million times.

The “smart” home project is easy to complete and would be ideal for those on a tight budget.

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The 'smart' home project is easy to make and would be ideal for those on a tight budget

Simonette from Melbourne shared the decor hack in a TikTok video. The ‘smart’ home project is easy to make and would be ideal for those on a tight budget

The 22-year-old bought the stylish ribbed storage stool and carefully removed the top cushion with a sharp knife to reveal the piece of wood underneath The ribbed piece of furniture was then painted off-white and allowed to dry before styling with candles and a book

She bought the ottoman and removed the top pillow to reveal the piece of wood underneath (left). The ribbed piece of furniture was then painted off-white and allowed to dry (right)

The 22-year-old bought the stylish ribbed storage stool and carefully removed the top cushion with a sharp knife to reveal the piece of wood underneath.

The ribbed piece of furniture was then painted off-white and allowed to dry before styling with candles and a book.

“Paint any color you like; I made two, I wanted to use them as bedside tables, ”wrote Simonette in the video.

The Kmart product is sold in two colors – gray and pink – but is currently not available online due to its high popularity.

“Paint any color you like;  I made two, I wanted to use them as bedside tables The bedside table was then styled with candles and a designer Prada book

The chic bedside table was then styled with candles and a designer Prada book (right)

Simonette’s idea quickly sparked a new TikTok trend when other home improvement enthusiasts across Australia decided to try the hack for themselves.

TikTok user Briley Clifford replicated the method and shared a video online to show off the chic end result.

Hannah Leavey saw the hack too, and using a sample of paint from Bunnings Warehouse, painted the ottoman a bright apple green.

“So I saw this Kmart hack on TikTok and ran to my next Kmart and found the last one in the store,” Hannah said on her video.

Simonette's idea quickly sparked a new TikTok trend when other home improvement enthusiasts across Australia decided to try the hack for themselves TikTok user Briley Clifford replicated the method and shared a video online to show the bottom line

Simonette’s idea quickly sparked a new TikTok trend when other home improvement enthusiasts across Australia decided to try the hack for themselves

Simonette’s original video was also quickly flooded with comments describing the idea as “clever” and “smart”.

“This is actually the best DIY I’ve seen in this app,” wrote one person, another said, “Oh, I’ll do this!”

‘I wanted this exact thing and could only find it for $ 80 +, thank god for you !!’ a third added.

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