Love IKEA hacks? So do we. Some of our favorite DIY projects these days are decor and furniture hacks done with cheap things found in IKEA stores. From bookcases to pretty home accessories and creative gifts, you can make just about anything from IKEA super fabulous when you follow these step by step tutorials. Choose a few to make this weekend, you will be glad you did.
1. DIY Speckled Jewelry Dish from Coasters
Did you know that you can repurpose those cheap coasters from IKEA into a ceramic look-alike speckled jewelry dish? Yes, you heard it right. No need to break the bank to buy expensive ceramic trinkets anymore. All you need is some spray paint and you’re done! To create the speckles, use the thinnest brush and create small dots then bigger dots. How cute is that?
2. DIY IKEA Step Stool Makeover
Inspired by Scandinavian decorating style, this DIY IKEA Step Stool Makeover is a simple and quick project, but it makes all the difference in the room. All you need is Ikea Bekväm ladder, crepe insulation tape, white acrylic paint. That’s it! You can also follow along with the step-by-step instructions from Fedra Online.
3. Rast IKEA Hack
I love IKEA! An awesome IKEA hack is pretty cool too. Like this one from Hawthorne and Main. It is such a fun transformation and would look perfect as a nightstand. One thing that I also love about it is the use of geometric shapes on this dresser. Who would have known such simplicity would have created such a large impact. So beautiful!
4. Flower Stand IKEA Hack
This Flower Stand IKEA Hack is a real gem! If you want to introduce more greenery into your home (while keeping more green in your wallet), IKEA once again comes to the rescue. Try this genius tutorial and see for yourself how simple and quick this project can be to add a simple yet classy touch to your green decor.
5. IKEA Side Table Makeover
Oh my goodness how absolutely gorgeous! The gold and white look perfect with that light colored wood. So simple and easy and now it’s such a statement piece. I especially love the rustic leg on this side table. Talk about looking chic and classy. You can’t go wrong with white and gold and this table is just perfect for it.
6. IKEA Mirror Hack
Whether in your entryway, bedroom, or bathroom, a mirror makes a great addition to any space. I love this and just got the supplies to do the same to mine. The tutorial is just inspiring I had to try this for myself and I couldn’t be happier with the turnout.
7. IKEA Hack Map Table
IKEA Hack Map Table tutorial from Pillar Box Blue is a really simple and quick way to transform a boring old side table into something with the wow factor. I so enjoy decorating with maps and this DIY project is such a cool take on it. I love how the maps turn a simple piece of furniture into a special piece of furniture.
8. DIY Abstract Brushstroke Tray
Unleash your inner creativity with this simple project DIY Abstract Brushstroke Tray. I just love how sophisticated this looks.
9. IKEA Hack Grid Moodboard
Grid Moodboard is such a fun way to organize your little knick-knacks or simply hang the things that bring you inspiration. With some IKEA Barso, spray paint, S hooks, and binder clips you can start re-creating this IKEA Hack Grid Moodboard. Snag the full details of this project from The Beauty Dojo.
10. Easy Mid Century IKEA Tarva Nightstand Hack
Check out this awesome Easy Mid Century IKEA Tarva Nightstand Hack. Doesn’t it look like from the catalog of West Elm? It looks so fancy and really got me inspired to make a beautiful Ikea Tarva nightstand too! The best part is that the cost of the materials won’t break the bank. Yay!