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Which IKEA Pax doors for old house?

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Pannacotta Wed 03-Aug-11 10:56:16

We are converting one of our bedrooms to a massive dressing/storage room and I want to put in a whole wall of Pax wardrobes, in the taller height.

Any recommendations on which door style would look best? Our house is victorian and quite quirky, so am not going for a sleek, modern look. I hope the Pax system will look ok, as we cant afford to have custom built cupboards.

teta Wed 03-Aug-11 12:14:15

Pannacotta i can't help you but i would be interested in the answer as i have the same problem as you.I need large amounts of storage for my kids rooms as inherited [yucky mfi ]wardrobes are now falling apart.The local carpenter is in line for millionaire of the year judging by the prices he quotes.

Pannacotta Wed 03-Aug-11 13:36:12

I know what you mean, I havet had proper quotes but I know it would be thousands of pounds, also the Pax system is great for all the accessories.

Just dont want it to look too IKEA-ish if that makes sense.
Did wonder about having panelled doors made to go on the Pax frames , but they woudl be very heavy...

smalltownshame Wed 03-Aug-11 13:36:14

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7to25 Wed 03-Aug-11 14:16:30

stained ash veneer and mirrored glass

noddyholder Wed 03-Aug-11 18:15:46

I think the simple ones would look great in a period house.

Honneybunny Wed 03-Aug-11 18:35:14

we have pax solid wood doors made from untreated beech (i think). if i recall correctly they are called miraker or something similar. not sure but i think this style was possibly discontinued. if not i think they would look great, as you could stain them (varnish?), or leave untreated.

Pannacotta Thu 04-Aug-11 08:42:11

Thanks all, my preference is for very simple, possibly in white, I probably need to go and have a look in IKEA....

thehairybabysmum Thu 04-Aug-11 08:53:21

I have got the white panelled ones. Can look for a pic later if you want.

Pannacotta Thu 04-Aug-11 16:19:21

Yes please hairy, that would be good.

Deux Thu 04-Aug-11 21:41:48

hi have you seen ? it's a fab site and amazing what people have done with Pax wardrobe doors. May offer some inspiration?

Pannacotta Sat 06-Aug-11 09:41:09

Thanks Deux, that is an interesting site, will do some browsing...

thehairybabysmum Mon 08-Aug-11 22:17:34

they are a bit like this, 2 not 4 panels though....

Pannacotta Tue 09-Aug-11 08:15:35

They look smart hairy, thanks for the link.

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