Do a quick online search for media consoles and it seems like you can't find anything stylish for less than $1,000. And if you're going for a custom built-in look, be ready to spend more. Unless, of course, you follow these simple steps that start with a trip to Ikea. Thanks to the Swedish superstore savior, you can DIY your own media center. The floating element and slick white-gloss finish help it sink into the wall, giving the impression of more space.
Ikea's Besta unit comes with legs, but you can throw those out if you purchase the corresponding suspension rods from the retailer. Then, just follow the attached instructions to get it on your wall. For a superpro job, use a level and stud finder. Keep reading for a look at the products to buy, which all come in at a grand total of $230.