Get after it when it emerges. If you don't get the roots they will spread. I read everything . Conclusion: PULL IT UP !!! It will spread all over a lawn. If you spray one plant/root it will kill a circle of grass. I hate Creeping Charlie!!!
https://www.designertrapped.com/painting-ikea-furniture/ The above answer is obviously in the wrong place -- hope THIS helps!
You can paint it or do lots of other things to it: Use Contact paper or wall paper; stencil it; paint each shelf a different color; apply tiles/mirrored tiles; have people autograph it with Sharpie pens; paint it with chalkboard paint or metallic paint to make a chalkboard/magnetic message center; LOTS OF IDEAS!
You can use chalk paint! It would cover an IKEA bookshelf very easily. Here are my chalk paint tips: https://www.aratariathome.com/blog/chalk-paint-tips