Renovation DIY & How To Hacks

The Best Ikea Hacks to Try in 2017

Kick the year off with these stylish DIYs!
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The Leather-Wrapped Shelves
Elevate the Ekby HEMNES shelves by pairing them with leather straps to create an effortlessly chic wall storage solution.

Get the how-to on IKEA.

The Stylish Seat

Consider this a budget-friendly DIY you can accomplish in no time! A fresh coat of paint and a cozy sheepskin transform an ordinary seat into a must-have accent.

Get the how-to on The Key Item.

The Lego Wall Art

Major creativity points for this one! Create kid-friendly wall art by adhering the little ones’ toys onto a RIBBA frame!

Get the scoop here.

The Modern Credenza

This refreshingly simple DIY pairs the BESTA system with a streamlined frame constructed of birch plywood, resulting in one beautifully understated structure.

Get the how-to on Stories.

The Dollhouse

A little wallpaper and doll-sized furnishings convert the IVAR cabinet into the dollhouse of the little ones’ dreams!

Get the scoop here.   

The Geometric Dresser

In need of a quick upgrade? See how this clever blogger reinvented her IVAR cabinet with a little washi tape and a new set of legs!

Get the how-to on Paul Vera.

The Kid-Friendly Escape

Transform IKEA’s KURA loft bed with a vibrant wallpaper! Simply adhere a print of your choice to the flat surfaces of the bed, and fasten curtains below the bed to create a dreamy fort!

See the rest of this picture-perfect spot, here!

The Chic Basket

Upgrade the standard basket with a chic leather detail, and replicate the look on pillows, poufs, and more!
Get the how-to on IKEA.

The Color Blocked Dresser

Playful knobs and a pastel color palette help reinvent a basic chest of drawers into a vibrant accent piece.

See more here!

The Abstract Wall Art

Stretch out this abstract fabric over two wooden panels to create a major wow-factor within your living space.

Get the how-to on Livet Hemma.

The Upcycled Vase

Paint a standard glass jar in a bold shade to create a colorful display fit for the coffee table or entryway.

Get the scoop on Livet Hemma.

The Vintage-Inspired Dresser

Line the inlays of a piece of furnishing with gold contact paper to create a dynamic effect and lustrous color block. Note how the gold element instantly uplifts the look of this dresser!

Get the how-to on Preciously Me.

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