Round ‘Em Up: DIY Ikea Hacks

When push comes to shove, sometimes you need to sacrifice high quality for affordable. Enter Ikea. Even those that love high-end, great quality stuff tend to have at least a few items in their possession that come from the dime a dozen Swedish shop that we all love to hate but love. Got it? Hate it, love it, whatever – there are lots of really sweet DIY upgrades you can do to create kick ass, customized Ikea furnishings for your home. This DIY Ikea Hacks roundup is lovingly referred to the as Ikea Hack Parade. Enjoy!

This sofa hack is probably one of my favourites.

Sofa hack spotted on Our Mid Century. Like those mid century legs? You can get similar ones right here.

A Rast hack – legendary item from Ikea – the sky is the limit for awesome hacks with the Rast dressers.

Spotted on Design Manifest

Expedit rolling kitchen island hack.

Spotted on Ikea Hackers

One of my favs that I have featured before… Spice rack turn children’s book shelves.

From Table Tonic

One very cool transformation of an unattractive children’s bed into a sweet bed-in-playhouse combo.

Spotted on Southern Disposition

Super rustic-looking mirror with rope.

Spotted on Apartment Therapy

This bright storage unit makes me happy. Very happy.

Spotted on Elle Interiors

Eddie Ross pimped up this bookcase beautifully!

Spotted on Eddie Ross’s blog

Hope these projects get you inspired to re-create your own Ikea piece. An original born from the cookie cutter design of Ikea… Oh ya… One of Ikea’s best kept secrets? Their fabric!

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