IKEA Is All About DIY Leather Handles on Their New Wood Cutting Boards

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The cutting boards you see above are IKEA cutting boards... well, partially. The boards themselves are the new PROPPMATT chopping boards, but the handles are all DIY inspiration — and something IKEA is totally on board with!

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IKEA's Life at Home blog recently posted these photos of the new chopping boards, with ideas (in Swedish) to make your own leather handles. The boards seem tailor-made for this, since the three styles all come with a hole punched in at the top of the board. Just wrap some leather twine around the edge for extra grip, they say, or string a piece of leather through the loop and attach it with furniture rivets for a customized look (which would also make a great gift!).

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The PROPPMATT chopping boards come in three sizes, and range in price from $2.99 to $6.99. I love this relatively easy and inexpensive way to make these budget boards feel a little more special and customized.

(Images: IKEA Life at Home)

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