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​Everyone's Making DIY Infinity Tables And They're Mesmerising

​Everyone's Making DIY Infinity Tables And They're Mesmerising

We love an innovative home interiors trend, and it's fair to say we're lusting over these DIY infinity tables.

A craftsman from California sparked the trend - a table that appears to be hollow and bottomless thanks to a mesmerising optical illusion - by upcycling a cheap Ikea table and adding a light feature.

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In the video posted by Alex Brus, he shows how to make one yourself - and it's easier than you might think:

The clip shows Alex removing the middle part of the square coffee table, before making a new wooden square frame to go in its place.

He then installs a mirrored panel on the bottom of the new frame and a new glass panel to the top, adding an LED light panel in between the two layers.

Finally, he adds a switch to the side and fits the new panel to the top of the coffee table and the mesmerising effect is created.

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Once the lights are turned on, the table appears to go through the floor, creating an infinity effect that goes on and on.

Alex said: "I used a very cheap coffee table from Ikea to make a very cool looking infinity mirror."

And others have been following suit with their own DIY infinity tables.

One Instagram user went with a green theme for her infinity table, to go with her new cactus collection:

While another created an intricate design with their own interpretation of the home trend:

And we love this coffee table, which changes colour depending on the mood of the room:

And finally, this Instagrammer has made a feature out of their infinity table, by adding personal effects - in this case, a pair of shoes - to the middle:

So how would you go about making your own infinity table? If an Ikea table and a mirror is all you need, then we'll certainly give this DIY a go!

Nigel Ramsay from Techydiy.com told Tyla: "An infinity table is really just an infinity mirror with legs.

"The infinity mirror itself consists of a two way mirror and a normal mirror with some lights inbetween.

"People have made them from ikea coffee tables and handcrafted them from wood."

Featured Image Credit: Newsflare/Alex Brus

Topics: Home, DIY, Interiors

Aneira Davies

Aneira Davies is a freelance lifestyle journalist with a particular interest in interiors and craft. She has written for the Evening Standard, Prima, House Beautiful and Good Housekeeping.

 

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