Ikea hacks: 20 ideas to try

Ikea hacK: doll apartment
What’s an IKEA Hack? Take a simple Ikea piece, add a little ingenuity, and transform it from flat-pack to fabulous! (Above: BESTA shelf unit + castors + paint = doll apartment via flickr.com).

Here are 20 re-purposed DIY IKEA goodies that you’ll be itching to try at home!

Get busy building

Ikea hack: LEGO play table

Get those building blocks at the ready! LACK side table + base mats + glue = LEGO table. (via Angry Julie Monday)

Pimped-up playhouse

Ikea hack: bunk bed play house

We think every mini adventurer will request this pimped-up playhouse. KURA bed + felt = play house. (via My Rolodex)

Instant art gallery

Ikea hack: kids art display

No more magnets (or space) left on fridge? No problem! DIGNITET curtain wire + clips = kids’ art gallery. (via Buttons by Lou Lou)

Budding bookworm

Ikea hack: children's book shelf

Kitchen schmitchen. Here’s a little library for your budding bookworm. STENSTORP plate rack = chidlren’s bookshelf (via Beyond the Baby)

Tiny town

Ikea hack: soft toy town

Now all you need is a tiny postman, a tiny car and a tiny cat for this oh so tiny village! BRITTEN HUS fabric + fabric paint + sewing = soft toy town (via My Poppet)

Train table

Ikea hack: train table

Choo Choo… train coming through! For kiddies obsessed with Thomas and Friends, we’ve found the answer. LACK shelving unit + door + casters = train table (via Ikea Hackers)

Car crazy

Ikea hack: magnetic toy car storage

Forever slipping and sliding on toy race cars? Here’s a slick storage idea to save you. ASKER magnetic knife rack = toy car storage (via Bambino Goodies)

Sitting pretty

Ikea hack: kids' stool

Because those precious little bottoms need somewhere pretty and soft to sit. MAMMUT stool + crochet = cuter stool! (via Deco My Place)

Lots of lamps

Ikea hack: space age pendant light

Now there’s a bright idea! Multiple LAMPAN lamps connected together = space age pendant light. (via Instructables)

Mini Masterchef

Ikea hack: play kitchen

Let your mini Masterchef whip up a storm! RAST bedside table + DIY = play kitchen. (via Spacey Casey Creates)

Stacking storage

Ikea hack: open shelving

Stacks of books and nowhere to put them? Say Hello to sophisticated storage! PRANT storage boxes + paint + binder clips = open shelving (via Oh Dee Doh)

Lovely lights

Ikea hack: sputnik chandelier

For all lovers of pretty, shiny things this pendant is just the ticket. MASKROS light + paint + plastic bits = sputnik chandelier. (via Little Green Notebook)

Bright memories

Ikea hack: personalised light

Time to shine a light on those cute little faces! GYLLEN lamp + printed acrylic = customised photo lamp. (via Ikea Hackers)

Reading cubby

Ikea hack: spice rack bookshelves

Mini bookshelfs for mini book elves – Organisation and cuteness all in one. BEKVAM spice rack + paint = children’s bookshelf. (via: Bambino Goodies)

Whimsy woodland

Ikea hack: woodland rug

It’s whimsy and we love it! HAMPEN rug + felt toadstools + hot glue = woodland rug. (via Ikea hackers)

Ordinary to ornate

Ike hack: O'verlays

Whether you’re inspired by Gatsby or a sucker for Art Deco decoration, you have to agree this makeover is magnificent darling! MALM chest + O’verlays = pretty. (via: My Overlays)

Cool castle

Ikea hack: castle bed
Who’s the king of the castle? KURA bed + MDF + paint + fabric = castle. (via Ikea Hackers)

Beauty bookcase

Ikea hack: dressing table

Keep all your beauty treasures hidden from little hands. IKEA PS laptop workstation = dressing table. (via Real Simple)

Customised cupboard

Ikea hack: Hensvik wardrobe

Tweet Tweet! Isn’t this sweet? HENSVIK wardrobe + Mykea customised stickers = unique. (via This Is Mykea)


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