12 More Ikea Hacks To Inspire Your Next DIY Project

By | Friday, May 08, 2015


Our original IKEA hack post did so well that we’re back today with part 2! All of these inexpensive and thrifty ideas take basic Ikea furniture, and transform them into something unique. All you need is a creative eye, some elbow grease, and a few hours over the course of one Saturday. Happy DIY-ing!

FÖRHÖJA kitchen cart is transformed into a charming bar cart.

DIY found here

ALEX drawers, EKBACKEN countertop, and SUJUNNE legs are combined to make a gorgeous desk.

Bedroom-Desk-2DIY found here

FINTORP organization system is turned into a minimalist coat rack.

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BILLY bookcase becomes a stylish sideboard.

IMG_8460DIY found here

BEKVÄM stool is turned into a colorful stepping stool for your kitchen.


DIY found here

TARVA 6-drawer chest is upgraded into a more stylish piece that is versatile for any room.

Screen Shot 2015-05-08 at 10.03.06 AMDIY found here

VITTSJÖ shelving unit is transformed with a simple coat of gold paint.


DIY found here

Shower curtain rod, hooks, and cutlery caddy are transformed into a window garden.

JMSKurtz_WindowHerbGarden_1089fullDIY found here

ANTONIUS frame is made into a simple and stylish bedside table.

IMG_93262DIY found here

KLACK serving tray gets a facelift with colorful craft paper.

striptrayDIY found here

LACK TV unit and GALANT desk are transformed into a functional standing desk. 

at-workDIY found here

GRUNDTAL mirror is upgraded into a hanging rope mirror.


DIY found here

I hope these ideas gave you some inspiration to tackle a thrifty weekend project that will help you save money, and teach you new DIY skills!

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