IKEA has been a haven for life hackers. Thanks to their affordable, practical and well-designed ready-to-assemble furniture and home accessories. They make versatile products that you can re-design and re-touch with your own style and fit it to your own décor. In this entry, we will feature some of their beautiful furniture collections and show you how you can make statement pieces out of them with just little tweaks.
Made up of untreated solid wood, the TARVA chest sports a simple and classic design. A simple white paint with gold details with a top drawer design can transform it into a sleek and chic desk.
For people with butter hands, you will undoubtedly enjoy this IKEA hack of two stools making a wine table. Designed to fit to small spaces, it features strategic cutouts you can use to prevent spilling your precious wine.
Why you should settle for one headboard when you can most definitely have two? This hack shows us two Mandal headboard on top of each other for a headboard/storage piece.
Most IKEA furniture comes in black, white or wood color. For people who find these color lacking, you can cover it up with beautiful color your prefer, such as this green finish that makes a unique vintage vibe.
One of the easiest ways to add storage space is to use your available vertical space. One of the many things you can do is to use a peg board with Bekvam Spice Racks.
The Billy Bookcase can be more than just a storage space for your fictional paperbacks and hardcovers. It can also be your special shelf in your kitchen for a makeshift kitchen island.
If you’re looking for smart ways to store your China wares, then modern IKEA cabinets are for you.
Keep track of your letters, bills, etc., in an organized space using Knuff magazine holders. Mount them on the wall to save precious space.
Give your daughter a beautiful doll house by transforming Stuva cabinet into her dream doll house.
The best thing about solid and unfinished cabinets such as Ivar units, is their flexible design, which essentially let you design however you want, be it into a country statement piece.
Need some counter space? Transform the Bekvam kitchen cart into a small and convenient countertop. This one shows how well gray paint and chic marble top go together. Add a shiny towel bar for stylish function.
The Rast dresser is one of the simplest and most versatile IKEA furniture there is. It may be a little rough around the edges, but its unbeatable price makes it difficult to turn down. Simply add paint, a bit of brass and leather and voila! You have a beautiful champagne-style nighstand.
Fintorp rail and a basket lets you organize your mobile phone charging station more beautifully. Hang the rail near a power outlet and add some potted plants for accent.
Pair the Ekby Alex shelf with a pair of beautiful wood legs for a chic and glamorous vanity desk.
Believe it or not, you can actually find and transform classy items from IKEA. Take this Mod coffee table for example. Notice how removing the bottom shelf and attachment of wooden tapered legs create a chic mid-century style center table.