When you want to give your basic furniture a personal touch, you can’t go wrong with DIY.
Need some inspiration? These IKEA hacks will without a doubt help1. Rolling Desk The TARVA Chest is a simple and classic piece, but some white paint, gold details and a top drawer designed to fold down transforms it into a high-style desk.2. Wine Table If you have butter hands, you’ll love this hack that uses two IKEA stools to create a table that prevents spills. It was designed for small spaces and uses strategic cutouts to keep bottles and glasses safe and sound during happy hour. Nk you. A ban like this raises the question of whether smart phones are hurting … 3.
Headboard Storage Why settle for one savvy headboard when you can have two? This crafty hacker stacked two MANDAL headboards on top of each other using STOLMEN Posts to secure them in place to create a statement wall.4. Bathroom Vanity If there’s one thing IKEA is famous for, it’s their black-brown wood color. To hide that dead giveaway, this blogger added a green finish on top, resulting in a vintage vibe that makes this piece look totally unique.5. Office Shelves Sometimes the only way to add more storage is by going vertical. Luckily, IKEA’s BEKVAM Spice Rack paired with a pegboard makes adding extra room for office supplies easy (and cute!).6. Cookbook Nook Don’t limit the super-functional BILLY bookcase to your favorite fictional paperbacks and hardcovers.
When positioned side-by-side to form a makeshift kitchen island, the shelves create a home for all of your favorite cookbooks, snacks, and even baking supplies. 7. China Cabinet Listen, most kitchens (and dining areas!)don’t have enough room to keep all of your fine china, platters, and silverware — and that’s why everyone needs a credenza. But it doesn’t have to be a pricey investment. This sleek piece was made out of modern IKEA cabinets.8. Mail Center Don’t let your bills and thank you notes take over your dining room table. This nifty floating shelf made out of KNUFF magazine holders features three different cubbies — one for unopened mail, action items, and letters to hold onto for later.9.
Dream Dollhouse No little kid will know the difference between this STUVA cabinet creation and a store-bought toy. As long as dolls, mini furniture, and lots of color are involved, it’ll be a hit. introducing cordless outdoor tools from DeWalt the blower provides the ability to clear heavy debris with… 10. Country Statement IKEA’s IVAR units are usually solid, unfinished cabinets. But a coat of bright red paint (and adorable sunflowers) gives them a country vibe and makes an otherwise drab unit a statement piece.11. Needed Counterspace The no-nonsense BEKVAM kitchen cart is convenient, if a bit spare. A fresh coat of gray paint, a chic marble top, and a shiny towel bar makes this kitchen helper as stylish as it is functional.12.
Campaign-Style Nightstand The RAST dresser might be a little rough around the edges, but you can’t beat the price. A little bit of leather and brass bring character to the piece, and adding paint didn’t hurt either.