16 Best Ikea Furniture Hacks [tutorials]


Creating a chic look for any room is easier and cheaper than you think! Today we’re going to show you how to refinish furniture by using paint and new hardware to transform your contemporary Ikea furniture from drab to fab! We hope these hacks give you the confidence to try revamping furniture in your own home.

Ikea Furniture Hacks

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Ikea Furniture Hacks

1. As great as the cheap and modular furniture from IKEA is, it’s a bit lacking in personality. Dupetitdoux shows you how to personalize your bland IKEA Kallax buffet into a gorgeous statement piece.

2. Turn a basic white Ikea desk into a classy and chic desk using gold spray paint by Money Can Buy Lipstick

3. Transform an Ikea headboard with Stikwood reclaimed wood. This step by step tutorial by Sugar & Cloth shows you just how easy it is.



4.  A great before and after tutorial by Stories.  Re-inventing the Ikea Tarva dresser was VERY easy and relatively inexpensive.

5. This Ikea dresser could have so many uses! With this tutorial by Dream a Little Bigger you’ll turn this inexpensive, basic piece of furniture into a stylish mid-century statement piece!

6. Here is a fabulous idea on how to create a Campaign inspired night stand with a dresser from Ikea! Using this great tutorial by Classy Clutter you’ll be able to create a stylish dresser perfect for almost any room on your home depending on the paint color your select!



7. This Ikea hack by Brittany Robertson is super stylish and only requires a coat of paint to achieve! A trendy yet classic paint job that will be the perfect addition to your home!

8. Farmhouse tables are all the rage right now and with this tutorial by Thrifty Decor Chic you can make one from an inexpensive Ikea wood table! Simple enough to do as a weekend project! Perfect for a dinning room or eat in kitchen space!

9. Build your own craft room table using Landeelu’s tutorial. She used Ikea’s Linnmon table top, Kallax shelf unit and Olov table legs.

10. Make a succulent table using an inexpensive Ikea side table.



11. Here is a brilliant Ikea hack for you! Turn Billy bookcases into built-ins using molding, painter’s caulk, and paint. Click on the tutorial by The Makerista for all the details.

12. A Shade of Tea shows you how to make your own rustic shelving using Ekby brackets from Ikea. They’re perfect for any room in your home.

13. Another fun way to transform a billy bookshelf is to make a kitchen island with open shelving. Golden Boys & Me used two 31″ bookshelves, one 15″ bookshelf and a butcher block to make this functional kitchen storage unit.

Storage @honeybearlane


14. Honeybear Lane shows how she took a long expedit storage unit and repurposed into a beautiful and functional console and storage unit for the television.

Ikea Bunk Beds

Ikea Bunk Beds

15. Ikea Hackers dreamed the ultimate lofthouse for their children and built an amazing wooden playhouse that they can sleep in.

Ikea Loft Bed

Ikea Loft Bed

16. The Divine Living Space put their own spin on the Ikea bunk bed and transformed it into a loft bed with fabric paneling and drapery below for a secret hideout. It’s absolute perfection!

16 Best Ikea Furniture Hacks [tutorials]

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