Top 5 IKEA Hacks of the Week

Introducing the Top 5 IKEA Hacks of the Week – November 19th Edition.

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(1) IKEA Japandi Hack

Why we like it: We’re really impressed with this walk-in furniture hack for its smart use of space and style. Utilizing IKEA’s PAX and PLASTA for a structure that’s 3 meters high and 1.5 meters long is a great way to maximize an entryway.

What stands out is the addition of a wood panel on the doors, blending quality with a minimalist yet Japandi style. It’s not just a functional storage solution; it’s a statement piece that elevates the whole area.

(2) IKEA Malm Dresser Makeover

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Why we like it: We love this IKEA Malm dresser makeover for its simplicity and effectiveness in transforming a common piece into something more personalized and stylish.

The use of “Fichtennadel” paint and an oak top from HORST adds a fresh, modern touch.

The process of attaching and painting half-round timbers on the drawers, coupled with new handles, demonstrates how minor changes can make a big difference.

Sanding and painting the dresser for a smooth finish, and the final touch of green accessories, show a thoughtful approach to DIY.

It’s a great example of elevating a basic piece with a few simple yet impactful modifications.

(3) IKEA Hack Advent Calendars

Why we like it: We like these two IKEA hack advent calendars for their creativity. The SKUTSKÄR seat box turned into an advent calendar is a clever and practical idea, while the MÅLA city templates offer a playful approach to holiday countdowns.

Both hacks are great examples of using IKEA items in fun, inventive ways to add a special touch to the festive season.

(4) IKEA Gradvis Holiday Decoration

Why we like it: A clever use of IKEA GRADVIS bowls to create a Christmas candle holder decoration. It’s a simple yet effective idea, transforming a basic item into a festive and elegant decor piece. Nice work!

(5) IKEA Lindbaden Frame Bed Hack

Why we like it: @ideen_aus_holz has impressively transformed the IKEA Lindbaden slatted frame into a dual-purpose bed, creating a snug nook for storytelling and adventures.

This innovative approach to repurposing a standard IKEA item is both functional and imaginative. It’s a wonderful example of how a bit of creativity can turn a simple furniture item into a multifunctional and inviting spot in the home.

(Bonus) IKEA Bread Bin Hack

Why we like it: @melanieauldjewelry showcased an innovative side table made from 2 IKEA bread bins, perfect for organizing jewelry. It’s not just functional; it’s a conversation starter that you can tailor to your style.

Fun fact: @melanieauldjewelry isn’t just about clever hacks; they’ve been featured in Elle, Instyle, and Fashion, and even Oprah wore their jewelry on her magazine’s cover!

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Thank you for taking the time to explore this week’s Top 5 IKEA hacks with us. We sincerely hope these ideas have sparked your creativity and provided you with valuable inspiration.- Mike & Nicole
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