You know what’s my second favorite thing about IKEA? (The first obviously being the meatballs)
Their simple & cheap furniture!
I bet every young adult’s home has at least one (or more like 10 in my case) piece of IKEA furniture in their house or apartment.
Now there is nothing wrong with IKEA furniture, it is functional, affordable and easy to assemble.
The only problem is that because it’s so affordable and easily accessible chances are, all of your friends have the same items in their home too.
That is why IKEA items are the perfect furniture to DIY.
You can make your furniture look like you bought it from Nordstrom or West Elm with these simple hacks. Nobody has to know they actually cost you less than a $100 from your local IKEA!
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Check out these 10 DIY IKEA Hacks that I have found for you!
1.IKEA Hack Floating Credenza
This floating credenza is built on the base of a Besta shelf unit and I think it looks super modern and incredibly functional!
Store blankets or other small items in this clever unit. Check out the full instructions at Sugar and Cloth!
Source: Sugar and Cloth
2.IKEA VITTSJÖ Ottoman
The talented blogger turned this basic nesting table into a classy ottoman. It does require some skill, especially the tufting part but the outcome is so worth the hard work, dontya think?! Check out the full guide at Melo-Drama
Related: 13 DIY Ikea Hacks to Transform Your Furniture From Dull to Glam
3.IKEA Bookcase Makeover
Who knew simple wrapping paper was so versatile?! Check out how Jessica from The J Petite used wrapping paper to transform a boring IKEA bookcase into a glamorous piece of furniture for her home office!
Source: The J Petite
4.IKEA RAST Dresser Hack
This adorable dresser is not only beautiful but also incredibly functional. In addition to being the perfect storage for sock and underwear, this dresser also has a scarf organizer on the side! Check out the guide at Thistlewood Farms!
Source: Thistlewood Farms
5.Mid Century Modern IKEA Hack
Inspired by a $1300 West Elm dresser, this hack looks 3x better and was 3x cheaper to make! This dresser would look amazing in any living room or bedroom. I love the idea of adding gold tape in geometric shapes for the modern touch! Check out the guide over at Kristy Murphy’s blog!
Source: Kristy Murphy
Related: 15 Must Try IKEA Kitchen Hacks You Won’t Want to Miss
6.IKEA RAST Side Table
All you need for this DIY project is a $50 IKEA Rast drawer, some brass pulls and some paint! The outcome looks like straight out of a magazine! You would never guess this drawer was from IKEA. Check out the instructions at Lindsay Stephenson’s blog!
Source: Lindsay Stephenson
7.IKEA KALLAX Flat File Cabinet Hack
This storage cabinet made out of an IKEA KALLAX dresser is so incredibly versatile that it is a must-have for every home! It is perfect for storing crafting supplies, important documents, socks, underwear or pretty much anything small! Go over to Oh Everything Handmade for the full instructions!
Source: Oh Everything Handmade
Related: 17 DIY Bedroom Projects to Make Your Room Super Cozy
8.IKEA Hack Nightstand
I am in love with this marble and gold IKEA nightstand/side table. This would look so amazing in any millennial living room as is oh so cheap to make! All you need is some contact paper and spray paint. Check out more IKEA nightstand ideas at Kristy Murphy’s blog!
Source: Kristy Murphy
Have you ever seen a classier hallway?! This simple hack won’t make you break a bank but looks incredible and will transform your hallway from dull to glam in minutes! The brass mirrors are available in Ikea for less than $15 and you can arrange them in any shape you like!
10.IKEA Bathroom Shelf Hack
This 30 minute DIY project is a must have if you need some extra storage in your bathroom or just want a beautiful shelf to display pretty little items on! Check out the Thistlewood Farms for detailed instructions!
Source: Thistlewood Farms
Hope you enjoyed these DIY IKEA Hacks and let me know which hack was your favorite down in the comments!
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