OMG! Who could have known your old Ikea Malm dresser could look this great? Change the look of your dresser with these clever Ikea Malm hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor
Name a more functional and affordable dresser than the Ikea Malm! Go on, I’m waiting! Chances are you can’t find anything as well designed and made for under $100 like the Malm costs.
The only problem is that just about everyone owns one of these dressers and if you have friends over they’ll know straight away where you bought it from.
The good news is, you can completely transform the look of the dresser by applying some Ikea Malm hacks to it! Some of these hacks only take 5 minutes to do!
From adding some elegant overlays to cool handles or completely repainting it, I have got you covered!
Bring out your old Malm dresser and let’s get hacking!

14 IKEA Malm Hacks To Spruce Up Your Old Dresses

 

1. Campaign Style Dresser

This awesome blogger spray pained the front of her malm dresser with white spray paint and added some cool brass pulls for a lighter and more modern look to the nightstand.

Campaign Style Dresser - 14 Genius Ikea Malm Hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

Find the full tutorial at Homey Oh My

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2. Simple Ikea Malm Hack

All that was done to achieve this look was to attach some heavy brass pulls to the plain white Malm dresser. So quick to do and anyone should be able to complete this one!

Simple IKEA Malm Hack - 14 Genius Ikea Malm Hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

Find the full tutorial at Elements of Style

 

3. Malm Changing Table

In need of a cheap DIY changing table for your new bubba? Try this DIY version for a huge saving and a changing table that looks adorable on a small budget.

IKEA Malm Changing Table - 14 Genius Ikea Malm Hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

Find the full tutorial at Fox And Hammer

 

4. IKEA Malm Hack – Window Seat

The blogger who made this green window seat designed it for their dogs. But it’s 100% human safe too and you can use it for.. I don’t know, sitting on it yourself?!

IKEA Window Seat - 14 Genius Ikea Malm Hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

Find the full tutorial at If It’s Not Baroque

 

5. Hollywood Glam Mirrored Malm Dresser

This is the kind of item I would imagine celebrities in Hollywood have in their massive walk-in wardrobes. That is why I want one too! (Right after I get a massive walk-in robe..)

Hollywood Style Malm Dresser - 14 Genius Ikea Malm Hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

Find the full tutorial at Ikea Hackers

 

6. DIY Vintage Style Gold Dresser

All you need for this simple project is some gold contact paper! Yes, only one item to completely transform a boring dresser into this glam masterpiece!

DIY Vintage IKEA Dresser - 14 Genius Ikea Malm Hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

Find the full tutorial at Preciously Me

 

7. Ikea Malm Mirrored Overlays

It’s so easy to change the look of your Malm Dresser by attaching some stunning and cool overlays. Here are some of my favorites:

IKEA Malm Mirrored Overlays - 14 Genius Ikea Malm Hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

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IKEA Malm Mirrored Overlays - 14 Genius Ikea Malm Hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

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IKEA Malm Mirrored Overlays - 14 Genius Ikea Malm Hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

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IKEA Malm Mirrored Overlay Ikea hack

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8. 5 Minute Ikea Malm Hack

Spend about 5 minutes and $10 to instantly lift the style game of your Malm dresser. Attach some leather pulls for a quick DIY project.

5 Minute IKEA Malm Hack - 14 Genius Ikea Malm Hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

Find the full tutorial at Sugar And Cloth

 

9. Industrial Malm Dresser Hack

Add some extra storage space on top of the Malm dresser with this easy to do hack.

Industrial Malm Dresser Hack - 14 Genius Ikea Malm Hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

Find the full tutorial at Designer Trapped

 

10. Raindrops Stickers On Malm Dresser

This would look great in a kids room. So easy to do as all you need is some stickers of raindrops (or whatever you fancy really) and stick them on to the white Malm dresser.

IKEA Malm Stickers Overlay - 14 Genius Ikea Malm Hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

Source Sliiik.fi

 

11. Ikea Malm Dresser Goes Glam

By spray painting some plain white overlays to a gold color and attaching them to a white Malm dresser this blogger made the boring Ikea item look high fashion and a must have for every stylish office.

IKEA Malm Hack - 14 Genius Ikea Malm Hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

Find the full tutorial at Amanda Carol Interiors

 

12. Malm Kitchen Island

Kitchen island for as little as $559?! Sign me up! This kitchen island not only looks awesome, it also packs tons of storage for all your utensils, pans, pots, glasses and cutlery.

DIY IKEA Kitchen Island - 14 Genius Ikea Malm Hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

Find the full tutorial at Ikea Hackers

 

13. DIY Malm Dresser For Kids Room Or Nursery

If you have some artistic skills, use a plain white Malm dresser as your canvas!

14 Genius Ikea Malm Hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

Source Ikea Blog

 

14. DIY Ikea Malm Mid-Century Modern Dresser

By spray painting and attaching some overlays, this blogger managed to completely transform the Malm dresser.

DIY Ikea Malm Midcentury Dresser hack - 14 Genius Ikea Malm Hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

Find the full tutorial at Sarah Hearts

Hope you enjoyed these Ikea Malm hacks and use them around your home. Let me know which one was your favorite down in the comments!

 

 

 

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 Are you looking for clever ideas to change the look of your Malm dresser? Try these Ikea Malm hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor

Are you looking for clever ideas to change the look of your Malm dresser? Try these Ikea Malm hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor
Are you wanting to spruce up the look of your IKEA Malm? Try these Ikea Malm hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor
Try these 14 Ikea Malm hacks to change the look of your dresser. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor
OMG! Who could have known your old Ikea Malm dresser could look this great? Change the look of your dresser with these clever Ikea Malm hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor
Are you looking for clever ideas to change the look of your Malm dresser? Try these Ikea Malm hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor
Are you wanting to spruce up the look of your IKEA Malm? Try these Ikea Malm hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor
Try these 14 Ikea Malm hacks to change the look of your dresser. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor
OMG! Who could have known your old Ikea Malm dresser could look this great? Change the look of your dresser with these clever Ikea Malm hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor
Are you looking for clever ideas to change the look of your Malm dresser? Try these Ikea Malm hacks. From 5 minute changing out handles to spray painting the dresser. Make the malm into a dresser, nightstand, vanity, kitchen island or kids dresser. Or you could even add mirror overlays and gold paint for a glamorous look or turn it into a mid-century masterpiece. #ikeahack #ikea #ikeahacks #malm #malmdresser #diyhomedecorideas #diyhomedecor