IKEA hack has made our lives easier in several ways, but many different things may also be hack into and make life much simpler, reduce waste and make life more enjoyable. Listed below are 32 creative IKEA Storage and furniture hack which will cause you to need to hit the thrift shop!
1.Ikea Rast Hack by 2beesinapod.
To have this hack, first you need to prepare the PPG paint color. Dark gray is one best option you can use. You can also use the interior flat latex. Then trim the edges of the four sides. Paint the drawer eith Mod Podge then drill tiny holes to add the bronze castors.Source!
2.DIY Bench with Storage Compartments- IKEA Nornas look alike.
First, cut the first 1 x 12 into 2 pieces of 4 foot for the bottom and cut it into 5 15’’ pieces. Then cut the 2 x 2 and drill the pocket holes on every piece. Build the eggs and paint it. Finally, attach the H into the 4 pieces.Read more!
3.IKEA Rast Hack: Industrial Nightstand by Serendipityrefined.
First, turn the dresser upside down then use scrap piece of 1 x 6 to fill the toe kick space. Built the frame in 2 x 4 set 3/8 inch. Paint it with gel paint and attaché the screen molding when it dried. More detail!
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4.Patriotic Dresser Rast Hack.
Start the work by making American shield and measure it on the drawers. You can mimic the gate by making a corner template and route it around. Trace the stars onto the shield. Some paints you may need are gold, black, red, blue, and white. More information!
5. A nice built in shelves from 3 IKEA Brimnes Dressers.
Regarding the 3 Ikea brimnes dressers, it has frosted glass on the top. To have it well placed with your wallpaper, you might need to draw lines to be used as the guide. It is also important to avoid overlaps between your wallpaper as well as any other furnitures. Source!
6.IKEA Moppe Hack Apothecary Cabinet.
To hack it, first, you need to add plywood for the top and base. The size is about 13’’ x 8 ½ ‘’. Give the mop some legs then continue by painting it. Label the drawers then for the last, decoupage the top. Read more!
7.DIY Twin Storage Bed from two IKEA TROFAST 37 x 17 storage shelves.
To make it, first, you should build the ikea trofast shelves by following the instruction given. After that, sand the edges of the plywood pieces. Continue by painting it, only in the inside and one outer side. Next, lay the pieces and drill 3 pocket holes and arrange the pieces layered. More detail!
8.IKEA Rast Farmhouse Dresser makeover.
If you wonder to give a brand new look dresser by hacking it, paint is the key. For a recommendation, you can use glossy oil paint in Charcoal Gray. This paint will give you a metal like finishing. More information!
9.Ikea Cubbies into a Rustic Apothecary.
First, make the base and trim it out. Add the corner with trim pieces. Next, add the top then make the doors.attach the doors and give stain for the finishing. More info!
10.Ikea Cubby Hack.
First, cut plywood in 1/4’’. If you want to make 1’’ lip on each shelf, you need to make the base board in 3’’ tall while the rest is 2’’ tall. For the paint, the Old White Annie Sloan Chalk Point will be the best choice. Source!
11. Warm and colorful Ikea Dressers.
To have ikea dressers in warm color, the tarva dressers is one best option you can choose. Stain the sides is one key to have it. Next, choose colors between Queen Anne’s Lace SW 6420, Celery SW 6421, Shagreen SW 6422, Ryegrass SW 6423, and Tansy Green SW 6424. Source!
12. Tarva IKEA dresser to TV Cabinet.
If you want to have a TV cabinet but think that it is too expensive, jut hack IKEA and turn it to be your TV cabinet. It only need inexpensive wood to bulk the top. Read more!
13.Build a Cheap and Easy Ikea Bucket Organizer.
To build it, you need to prepare many cuts. It includes 2 in 1x 2’’ @ 4 x ¼’’. 4 in 1 x 2’’ @ 14 x ¼’’, and 2 boards @ 5 ¾ x 5’’. After you cut it, you can start to assemble it by using wood glue on every joint then reinforce it with 16 gauge of 1.5’’ nails. More detail!
14.IKEA Expedite $10 shelf doors.
First, you need to measure 1 inch of the edges on the top of the canvas then screw it in the eye hooks. Repeat it for as many as canvas you prepared then hold it. Last, screw it into bookcase. More information!
15. Suitcases dresser IKEA rast hack.
What you need to make a cool hack includes leather scraps, upholstery tacks, sharpie, as well as cotton rags. After assembling your drawers, stain it, then paint the drawers front with the one you want. More info!
16. IKEA Rast Hack by Confession of a Serial Diyer.
A cool of rast hack actually only need simple thing. First, add a new top. Then trim it to hide the gap. Add fabric to the drawer fronts then mold the frame out of the drawers. Do it carefully, and voila… a new cool rast is done. Source!
17. IKEA SEKTION Hack: TV Console.
To begin with, get two SEKTONI wall cabinets. Assemble them together. Secure it with fibreboard shelves. Add suspensions rails if you want to have it float on the wall. On the other hand, you can also have the legs if you want to make it looks like a furniture piece. Read more!
18.Pottery Barn Inspired Dresser – IKEA Rast Hack.
For other the hack of IKEA rast, you can also give a different touch of Pittsburgh Paints’ new door, trim & furniture paint. One main reason is that it can give you rich and deep finishing. It will still give you the same result even if you apply it on canvas. More detail!
19.Ikea Hacked Garage Storage idea.
One hack you can try is by purchasing unfinished lower kitchen cabinets. Then, add a countertop on it. However, this way may cost you a little much money. For other option, you can also have some graph paper then ,arch it out to the garage. More information!
20. $15 Ikea Pax Door Hack.
To have this hack, first you need to recreate the panel in the same look. However, if you have difficulties in it, you can also turn it to be foyer door. It does not have much different actually, as it will give you the same function. More info!
21.IKEA billy bookcase coverted as a pantry storage.
If you have shelf, which is wider than the one you prefer to be you can make a hack of it as follows. Measure the highest food you will store and install hinges for the doors. It may takes long time, but after this, you will have a cool pantry storage you can match with your needs. Source!
22.DIY Doors for IKEA Expedit Cubby Shelf.
First, cut 10 doors. Then attach it by using concealed euro cabinet hinges full half inset overlay face frame frameless. Then use 1/4 ‘’ poplar craft in 1 ½’’ wide. Sand and prime the edges for the next step. Then coat it with paint. Read more!
23.Two Toned IKEA Rast Dresser Hack.
To add dimension of the rast you wantto hack, trim them out with wood lattice strips. On the other hand, the finishing needs wood lattice before you nail it. For the staining, you can use Rustoleum Dark Walmut. More detail!
24.IKEA Rast dresser hack- dresser into dog bed.
First, remove the front piece of the dresser. Put additional boards then drill some holes on it. Put the drawer sides up against the front dresser and use brackets to secure it. More information!
25.IKEA Rast Hack Trash and Recycling Center.
To hack your recycling center, you will need two similar pieces of wood. Scrap wood is fine. Prepare tape measure, drill, as well as wood screw. Do not forget the two 10 inch of wide trash bins, drawer hardware as well as PPG. To ease the painting, use the paint folks tint the the primer in one shade lighter. More info!
26. Ikea Dresser Makeover by the make your own zone.
First, lay out all the pieces you got then assembly it. To make it looks like foyer table, you need to eliminate the bottom part then make a shelf instead. Source!
27. Potato and vegetable bin IKEA rast hack.
You can also hack your IKEA rast hack to be potato as well as vegetable bin. All you need to prepare are just trimming the door, staining the color, drill it, put some hickory hardware knobs as well as drawer pulls. Read more!
28.(Anthropologie Inspired) IKEA Rast Dresser Hack by sincerelysarad.
If you want to have the Mirelle Three Drawer Dresser fromm Anthropologie but you have no enough money, you can just make a hack with your IKEA rast dresser. Just add it with KOK woodgoods, colonial elegance scrap wood and mirror. More detail!
29. Double Dresser Window Seat Built-In with Ikea Hemnes.
In making hacks of it, you can cut a notch in the baseboard if you want to fill the gaps you find between the legs of the dresser. More information!
30. Sheet music table IKEA makeover.
Another hack of it can take the inspiration of Brown Paper Bag. This hack takes old sheet music then crumplr it up. this effect will also give a leathery texture on the surface.
31. Ikea rast hack by canarystreetcraft.
This hack needs you to use Pittsburgh Paint & stains “Trim Door and Furniture Paint. It is an oil base paint with strong odor. Read more!
32. IKEA Rast Dresser Hack by bliss ranch.
This hacking needs Pittburgh paints with the new trim, door, as well as furniture paint. Besides, it also need hickory hardware as other supplies. More information!
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