These genius Ikea hacks will take your home decor to the next level on the cheap! Turn the ordinary into the extraordinary with these awesome DIY projects and ideas!
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Whether you’re looking to update your bedroom with new side tables, a dresser, or headboard or you want to level up your home office with a reinvented desk, or you want to update the look of your den with a new coffee table, these 15 genius Ikea hacks will help you get the look for less.
Project number 1 is a fabulous Gold Leafed desk that would be perfect for a home office or teen bedroom. Jacqueline from Style Me Pretty Living took a plain Ikea Vika Gruvan desk with trestle legs and made a masterpiece using adhesive gold leaf and acrylic spray!
Using two different sizes of Ikea Billy Bookshelves along with extension cabinets to make them taller, Gwen (aka: The Makerista) managed to achieve the elegant look of custom built-in cabinetry with what has got to be one of the most amazing Ikea hacks of all time!
Pair a little creativity from Ashley Rose of Sugar & Cloth with an Ikea Besta shelf, a couple of doors, some wood stain, and two hexagon door knockers and you get this fabulous retro sideboard!
If you really squint you may be able to see that this bench was once the Ikea Vittsjo TV Unit. Bethany from Dwellings By Devore added a multi-purpose foam pad, a chic black and white print, and gold metallic spray paint to hack her bedroom seating situation!
The cost of a Rast dresser from Ikea is around $35, but this tutorial from Mandi at Vintage Revivals is priceless! It’s amazing what adding a coat of paint and a little leather and brass can do, right?
Creative genius Kristi Murphy glams up an Ikea sideboard with thin patterning tape and brass strips resulting in a unique mid-century modern statement piece.
The Ikea Gladom Table gets a makeover with a little sanding and spray paint! You can find out how to do it at Apartment Therapy.
Ikea isn’t limited to modern! You can do Farmhouse too! Just look at what Susan on Lolly Jane did to this Ikea Norden sideboard using stain and metal brackets!
This may be one of my favorite Ikea hacks because it’s so simple! If you’re up for a headboard that involves no dry wall screws or pain and suffering then you’ll love it too! Hint: It’s All About Magical Adhesive Wood!
While the Ikea Tarva Dresser hack is nothing new, Sarah’s attention to this key detail ensures that this piece will create a more elegant profile.
Kristin uses the power of her faux marble treatment along with metallic gold spray paint to make the Ikea Vittsjo box a chic nesting coffee table!
If you have kids then I know you’re drooling right now! This fabulous Ikea hack uses Stuva storage benches and is perfect for keeping things organized and out of the way!
Want to Ikea-hack your way to a one of a kind Farmhouse table? With a little help from the East Coast Creative team you can!
Jenna is brilliant-&-she’s from Tennessee so I love her & this Ikea Tarva hack that doubles as a bar!
I love the Farmhouse detail on this Ikea Rast hack from In Between Chaos! The drawer pulls are a great touch-and the space allows for so much storage!
Did I Miss Anything?
What project will you try first?
Or maybe I didn’t mention one of your favorite Ikea hacks?
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