7 Unique DIY IKEA Hacks You Need To Try Right Now

IKEA furniture have been a big fetish among all the modernist furniture lovers since the year 2008. Did you know with some really cool IKEA hacks you can transform your IKEA products into creative, ravishing décor pieces? IKEA products are simplistic and are known for their eco-friendly contemporary designs. And the best part is that they are affordable. If you are planning to deck up your home on a small budget, you can give IKEA stuff a try. Easy to assemble, easy to give a makeover, these DIY IKEA hacks will surely provoke you to get your own customized home furnishing and décor items.

FACTS ABOUT IKEA:

Before we start delving into the smartest and innovative IKEA hacks; let’s have a look on some really interesting facts about the IKEA company.

  • IKEA is a Swedish multinational, cross-cultural furniture retailer.
  • It was founded in 1943 by Ingvar Kampard and the brand is world’s largest furniture retailer since 2008.
  • The company’s name is basically an acronym of Ingvar, Kampard, Elmtaryd (the farm where it grew up), and  Agunnaryd (his hometown).
  • They make cost-effective, ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances, décor stuff.
  • The company now owns more than 300 IKEA stores over 37 countries in the world.
  • In 2018, IKEA sold goods worth US$44.6.

Now let’s move on to Some really unexpected, coolest DIY IKEA hacks for some serious motivation.

Unique DIY IKEA Hacks You Need To Try Right Now:

CONVERT STEP STOOL INTO FUN PLAY KITCHEN:

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This plain boring BEKVAM step stool can be transformed into innovative play kitchen. If you have small apartment, this stool will save your space and will be your kid’s favourite play corner. This is one of the simplest IKEA hacks, as you do not need to do much to accomplish a cute miniature kitchen. Paint the steps black; add fun oven regulators; draw oven; attach some utility storage spaces. You are done with your kid’s birthday gift.

Buy the IKEA BEKVAM Wooden Utility Step

IKEA DRESSER TURNED ACCENT CHEST OF DRAWERS:

How about turning your IKEA dresser into a pastel blue decorative one that also has decent amount of storage space? Paint your IKEA, add decorative brass knobs, and your final piece is ready. Place it at desired location and keep chirpy bright things on the top for a more put together look. You can even use it as a television top or hang a square mirror on the wall and use it as your makeup storage. Quite a versatile piece, right?

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Buy IKEA Dresser

UPPER CLOSET SHELF USING LACK WALL SHELF:

Look how interesting is this! At least we did not see this coming. If you are lacking in space, add more space to your wardrobe by attaching this IKEA shelf. The material of the shelf is particleboard, fiberboard, and ABS plastic. About the specification, the width is 12.5 inches and the total length is 75.75 inches. So, do your own measurement before buying one. This is one of the most functional IKEA hacks in our today’s article. You can organize your clothes in better manner and can get a neat, fuss-free closet.

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Buy Lack Wall Shelf Unit (White)

DIY IKEA BAR CART HACK:

This IKEA hack is a little bit labor intensive. You need some supplies like Krylon decorator spray paint, acrylic sheet, glass cutter, drill, patterned paper etc and obviously an IKEA table. Assemble the table as instructed and then follow the steps shown in the tutorial to accomplish the project of your own customized bar cart. Make it vibrant with your favorite bar accessory set. It looks so modern, light in weight, and stylish.

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Buy IKEA VITTSJÖ,laptop table, black-brown, glass

Krylon Jade Spray Paint

JAZZ UP YOUR IKEA COFFEE TABLE WITH BRASS CORNERS:

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This hack is such a simple one and needs less than an hour to get done. If your plain boring coffee table is just not suiting your choice or if you want a bit of vintage vibe in your living area, this hack will help you out. First of all, color it up with a bright summery color. Then you just need normal brass corners which are readily available and come with mounting screws as well. Attach the corners to your coffee table and revamp your living area with a creative twist.

IKEA Lack Coffee Table – White

8pcs. Decorative Brass-Plated Box Corners with Mounting Screws

IKEA TEXTILE INTO PLANTERS:

We got this sweet idea from IKEA itself. The textile is made up of thick cotton so can hold the plants and the soil firmly. It is a fun way to give a break to the usual pots and make your planters look more innovative and creative. Paint your sack pots in interesting fun colors and make accent decorative planters out of them. Grow aloe vera or palm trees or any succulent in such fabric pots. We love this one of the most creative IKEA hacks.

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LACK SIDE TABLE INTO BEDSIDE PLEXIGLASS SIDE TABLE:

Such a smart way to give your usual coffee table a chic makeover. LACK side tables are so versatile that you can give them makeover in 1000 new ways and this plexiglass variation is one of the coolest among them. This gives you an illusion of a luxurious mirrored side table on a very cheaper budget. You do not need a ton of supplies and some simple cutting and taping game is all you need to perform. Add this classy transformed table to your bedroom décor and you will love it profusely.

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IKEA Side Table, White

IKEA Products are definitely not durable and they are not made up of sturdy materials. But If you have budget constraint and are up for some cool makeover game, you can surely try buying these products and upcycle them in an all new cooler way. These IKEA hacks will help you to revamp every corner of your home and you will be able to recreate glamorous statement décor pieces in no time with the help of the tutorials and ideas. Let us know what do you think about the ideas. Happy day ahead and not to miss, happy DIYING!

Mouli Bhattacharya

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