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Everyone loves another IKEA hack. And here are 54 of the most useful and creative ways to amp up your IKEA buys. These will get way more than your money’s worth!

The great thing about IKEA is not only that you can get affordable and high-quality furniture, decor items, and other household accessories. The beautiful thing about it is that you can then easily improve your buys with impressive hacks. There’s a whole community behind the so-called “IKEA hacks” and it’s wonderful.

So check out this big list of 54 things you can do with various items from the store. Which is your favorite?


White Fur Stool

DIY IKEA Hack White Fur Stool
Tutorial: www.darleenmeier.com

You might have seen similar DIY IKEA hack white fur stool projects on Pinterest, but this tutorial has changed some of the steps to make it a 10-minute project with fewer supplies.  This white fur stool project is much easier, and you might have most the supplies on hand. Follow this website for complete guidance.


DIY Dresser Personalization

DIY Dresser Personalization an IKEA Hack
Tutorial: www.realcoake.com

Make this great DIY dresser personalization as an IKEA hack for a simple home project. Read this website to get the full guidance.

Shelving Unit

How To: DIY IKEA Hacked Shelving Unit
Tutorial: shannonclaireinteriors.com

Make the DIY IKEA hacked shelving unit the easy way. Check out the article to see the entire plans and instructions.

DIY Nightstand

Clean and Modern DIY Nightstand // an IKEA Hack
Tutorial: freshmommyblog.com

Make this great clean and modern DIY nightstand – an IKEA hack the easy way. See this website to find out how it’s done.

DIY Custom Closet

DIY Custom Closet
Tutorial: handmadeweekly.com

DIY Tutorial for a custom closet using IKEA TARVA chest of drawers and IKEA IVAR Chest of drawers. Get an expensive look for a low price with this IKEA hack. See the tutorial to find out how it’s done.

Brass Wall Lamp

DIY Brass Wall Lamp IKEA Hack
Tutorial: lifeatcloverhill.com

What an excellent DIY brass wall lamp IKEA hack as a budget project idea. Check out the article to see the entire plans.

Mini Bar Cart

IKEA Hack: DIY Mini Bar Cart
Tutorial: www.stylemepretty.com

This is a terrific IKEA hack – a DIY mini bar cart the easy way. Follow the article to see how to do it.


Wall Planter

DIY IKEA Hack
Tutorial: bemyguestwithdenise.com

Give your blank wall a breath of chic design by adding this DIY IKEA Hack Wall Planter. Read this website to learn how to do it.

Rope Bridge Bookshelf

Rope Bridge Bookshelf
Tutorial: www.instructables.com

The rope bridge bookshelf lets books have a relaxed home when they’re not being read. It can be rough being opened and left in all sorts of locations during the reading process and the books have earned a nice break. See the link to find out how to do it.


Mail Rack

IKEA Hack Mail Rack
Tutorial: www.instructables.com

With just a shelf and a few IKEA magazine holders, it’s easy to make a handy storage station for mail and all sorts of important things. Position this right by the door, and never again will you wonder where your keys or phone wandered off to. Follow the tutorial to get the full guidance.

Music Visualiser Table

Music Visualiser Table
Tutorial: www.instructables.com

Make this amazing DIY music visualizer table on a budget. Read the link to find out how it’s done.


Farmhouse Coffee Table

DIY Farmhouse Coffee Table {IKEA Hack}
Tutorial: www.senseandserendipityblog.com

This is a beautiful DIY farmhouse coffee table (IKEA hack) you can replicate the easy way. Read the article for the full details.

Colorful Chair Legs

DIY Colorful Chair Legs IKEA Hack
Tutorial: mrkate.com

Use a mix of two different styles of IKEA chairs and spray paint the legs to unify them around the base of the table. Read the link to find out how to do it.


Hola Door Mat

IKEA Hack DIY Hola Door Mat
Tutorial: theunimpossibles.com

Use this IKEA hack for a DIY hola doormat as a simple craft project at home. Read the article to find out how it’s done.

Chic RAST Bedside Tables

DIY IKEA Hack: Chic RAST Bedside Tables
Tutorial: www.attentiontodarling.com

These tables only cost us $66 each. Follow the article to see the complete guidance and instructions.

Apothecary Style Vintage Card File Drawer

IKEA MOPPE Hack: DIY Apothecary Style Vintage Card File Drawer
Tutorial: www.tinkerabout.com

If you don’t like the minimalistic style of the IKEA Moppe mini drawer but love its practicality – this IKEA Hack DIY tutorial is for you. Turn your plain Moppe into an apothecary style vintage card file drawer using chalk paint, some vintage labels, and crayons. Follow the tutorial to see the full details.

Glitter and Fur Pillow

DIY FRIDAY: GLITTER AND FUR HOLIDAY PILLOW (IKEA HACK)
Tutorial: www.merricksart.com

This is a terrific DIY glitter and fur holiday pillow (IKEA hack) as an easy home project. Read the tutorial to learn how to do it.

Rast Nightstand Hack

Easy DIY IKEA Rast Nightstand Hack
Tutorial: blondebossbabe.com

This IKEA hack is super easy and super cheap. Read the link to see how it’s done.

Cork Coasters

Hugs and kisses: XOXO DIY cork coasters (IKEA hack)
Tutorial: yourdiyfamily.com

Want to make pretty DIY cork coasters? Here’s a fun idea on how to make DIY cork coasters with pictures. Make them for yourself or as a handmade gift. Read this website to learn how to do it.


Hexagon Boxes

IKEA Hack DIY: Hexagon Boxes
Tutorial: www.madetocelebrate.com

Do you also love those cardboard IKEA boxes? They’re so boring! Use this IKEA Hack DIY to make these boxes fit your interior better. Read the link to see the complete details and instructions.

Gilded Nightstands

IKEA Hack! Gilded Gold Hemnes Nightstands [DIY]
Tutorial: www.picklee.com
What a beautiful IKEA hack gilded gold Hemnes nightstands you can replicate the easy way. Check out the tutorial for the entire guidance and instructions.


DIY Dresser

DIY Wednesday: IKEA Dresser Hack
Tutorial: www.dmagazine.com

The Swedes never saw this coming. See the article for the complete plans.

Painted Bed

DIY: An IKEA hack
Tutorial: mychicagohouse.com

A Gjora bed painted Farrow & Ball. Read the article to find out how it’s done.


Geometric Chest of Drawers

IKEA Hack: DIY Geometric Chest of Drawers.
Tutorial: ohmell.com

What an awesome IKEA hack – DIY geometric chest of drawers for a simple project idea. Follow the tutorial to see the full details and instructions.

Vinyl Craft Kids Table Cover

DIY
Tutorial: babyjoystudios.com

Make this DIY kids crafts table cover using the IKEA hack. Follow the link to see how to do it.


Polka Dot Serving Dish

Diy IKEA Hack
Tutorial: www.efzincreations.com

Make the DIY IKEA hack Polka Dot Serving Dish on a budget. See this website to find out how it’s done.

Wall Art

IKEA Hack – DIY Wall Art Transformation
Tutorial: angelaeast.com

Make this IKEA hack – DIY wall art transformation you can replicate the easy way. Follow the article for the entire plans.


Wall Letter Ledge

DIY Hack: Wall Letter Ledge
Tutorial: treehousethreads.com

The ledges cost less than $30 total; you do not need any power tools; they can be attached easily. Follow the link to find out how it’s done.

Wood Dresser Card Catalog

Wood Dresser Card Catalog IKEA Hack
Tutorial: www.ninahendrick.com

See how you can quickly and inexpensively get the look of an antique card catalog with this Wood Dresser Card Catalog IKEA Hack Tutorial. Check out the article to see the entire plans and instructions.


Dog Butt Art

DIY Dog Butt Art – BASTIS IKEA Hack
Tutorial: stencilstudios.com

For as little as $5, you can create this DIY Dog Butt Art in under an hour. An easy, inexpensive way to decorate your wall or coffee table. Read the tutorial to see how to do it.

Vintage Style Table Numbers

DIY Vintage Style Table Numbers (IKEA Hack)
Tutorial: thegraphicsfairy.com

What a terrific DIY vintage style table numbers IKEA hack the easy way. Check out the article to find out how it’s done.

Tarva Dressers

diy IKEA hack Tarva Dressers
Tutorial: intentionaldesigns.com

Try giving new furniture an old life with these two DIY IKEA hack Tarva Dressers, painted with Annie Sloan Chalk paint and IKEA drawer pulls. See the tutorial to learn how to do it.

Tassel Blanket

IKEA Hack DIY Tassel Blanket
Tutorial: www.kreativk.net

Do you want to give your old blanket a whole new look? This IKEA Hack DIY tassel blanket is easy to make and easy on the budget. Check out the article to find out how to do it.


DIY Nightstand

IKEA Hack: The Hemnes Nightstand -
Tutorial: www.vintagewhitefarmhouse.com

What an awesome IKEA hack the Hemnes nightstand – you can also make it the easy way. Follow the tutorial for complete guidance.

Wardrobe Embellishment

DIY IKEA Hack Wardrobe Embellishment
Tutorial: betterhalfstudio.co

What a fantastic DIY IKEA hack wardrobe embellishment on a budget. Read the tutorial to learn how it’s done.


Faux Succulent Planter

IKEA Hack: Make a DIY Faux Succulent Planter from a Box Idle Hands Awake
Tutorial: idlehandsawake.com

This project goes out to all of you who can’t keep plants alive. Stop feeling bad and make this DIY Faux Succulent Planter from a Box (it’s an IKEA hack.) See the article to get the entire plans.

Wooden Dresser

DIY Wooden Dresser (IKEA Hack)
Tutorial: diyhuntress.com

Create a custom dresser and entertainment unit with this IKEA hack. Use two Ivar dressers, posts, and plywood to create a custom piece of pine furniture. Read the article to see how it’s done.


Cork Place Mats

IKEA Hack
Tutorial: blissmakes.com

Ready for a fun and easy IKEA hack? These DIY placemats will add a modern style to any tablescape. Paint an abstract pattern in no time at all. Read the link to see how it’s done.

Wall Art

DIY wall art : an IKEA hack !
Tutorial: libellule.co

Here’s an IKEA hack if you need a light table for a small size project and doesn’t want the significant investment. Plus, you can make this beautiful wall art. See the link to see the entire details and instructions.

Table Hack

Tuesday Tips
Tutorial: www.hegeinfrance.com

It’s quite a flexible project as you could mix colors and even sizes of IKEA Lack tables and possibly other brands too. Read the tutorial to get the full guidance and instructions.

Striped Shag Footstool

Striped Shag Footstool IKEA Hack Idea
Tutorial: www.positivelysplendid.com

A DIY shag footstool tutorial. This IKEA hack turns a plant stand into a shag footstool for home decor using the Bucilla RyaTie kit. Check out the link to get the complete details and instructions.


Moppe Restyling

DIY: IKEA-hack moppe restyling
Tutorial: creative-thing.com

Moppe is the IKEA mini chest of drawers designed to help us keep our desks or bedside tables tidy. Check out how you can restyle it with this IKEA hack.

Spray Painted Office Organizer

DIY IKEA Hack: Spray painted office supplies / The Blog Market
Tutorial: www.theblogmarket.co

An easy DIY IKEA hack with their white votive holders and spray paint. See the article to see how to do it.


Coffee Table

DIY IKEA Hack Coffee Table
Tutorial: thecheeriodiaries.com

Instead of spending $500 plus on a new table try to give it a facelift with an IKEA hack. Follow the article to see the full plans.

Mid-century Inspired Drawers

DIY IKEA Hack
Tutorial: www.beautysauce.com

Create your mid-century inspired drawers with this easy DIY IKEA hack. See this website to learn how to do it.


Cork Trivet Photo Frames

IKEA Hack: Cork Trivets to Painted Photo Frames
Tutorial: www.dreamgreendiy.com

What a terrific IKEA hack for cork trivets to painted photo frames on a budget. Read this website to get complete plans and instructions.

Desk Lamp

VIDEO: IKEA HACK
Tutorial: ciaraodoherty.com

This DIY copper rose gold desk lamp IKEA hack is so easy to re-create and doesn’t cost much. Check out this website to see how to do it.


Towel Rack

DIY Towel Rack
Tutorial: amylanham.com

Make this fantastic DIY towel rack with labels (IKEA hack) on a budget. See the tutorial to find out how to do it.

Mid-century Planters

IKEA Hack: DIY Midcentury Planters on a Budget
Tutorial: www.organized-home.com

This is a fantastic IKEA hack for DIY midcentury planters on a budget you can replicate the easy way. Read the article to find out how it’s done.

Craft Table

DIY craft table: ikea hack with step-by-step instructions
Tutorial: www.theyellowpeg.com

How to build a DIY craft table – an IKEA hack with step-by-step instructions to make a functional standing desk with lots of storage space you’ll love. Read the article to find out how it’s done.

Malachite Table

Malachite Table DIY
Tutorial: jeweledinteriors.com

The before and after’s on this Malm IKEA hack are insane. Check out how to use Spoonflower wallpaper to do this easy DIY Malachite table makeover. See the link to see the entire guidance.

Pillow Hack

DIY IKEA PILLOW HACK
Tutorial: simplyedged.com

Make this DIY IKEA pillow hack on a budget. Follow this website to learn how it’s done.

Cream and Black Club Chairs

DIY IKEA Hack Cream and Black Club Chairs
Tutorial: www.thegatheredhome.com

A pair of IKEA chair received a majorly stylish makeover with some surprising hardware store supplies – painted upholstery and paracord piping. Follow the article to learn how to do it.

Wire Cake Stand

DIY
Tutorial: www.makeandmess.com

This super easy IKEA hack will provide some styling to your cakes, and all you need is a lampshade and a plate. Follow the article for complete guidance.