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If you want to reorganize your cluttered home,
it’s going to take some creative ideas to remake your current storage solutions.
Here are 40 ideas to use Ikea to reorganize your life!
FYI, I split this list into 4 sections and it comes with a relevant video you can find soon . I hope you enjoy this little presentation and this long list too!
Part 1: 40-31
40. IKEA EKBY LERBERG Closet solutions.
With commercial intent, IKEA give you this space saving closet. They named it EKBY LERBERG and if you purchased it from them they’ll give you a brand new item that you can flip and function immediately after installation. Easy to use and cheap. Visit link to learn more.
39. IKEA indoor Plant Drawer idea.
After organizing your favorite books and stationary, pay attention to your new indoor plant. Guarantee their water supply and in exchange, (if their DNA is unchanged) they will submit theor fresh greens every single day along with oxygen output they don’t need that will make your lungs happy (via DIY in PDX)
38. CRAFT ROOM ORGANIZATION MAKEOVER with IKEA SKADIS PEGBOARD
A solution for your crafting that will optimize space you have on your bare wall.
If crafting is your thing, this idea should be your go to link after you complete this lit.
37. Toe Kick Drawer.
Don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty by making these convenient toe-kick drawers for the bottoms of your Ikea kitchen cabinets.
By the way, we do recommend using steel-toe for kicking.
36. Another ingenious way to store shoes.
Here’s yet another crafty way to store your shoes away with ease.
Use the Spontan magazine rack to hang your shoes on.
Store them away easily on the shelf by mounting your Lack shelves in a fancy V shape pattern that looks crafty and unique.
34. Skurar planters as brush holders.
Bet you’d never think to use a planter as a brush holder. But these perfectly cute Skurar planters made the most adorable makeup brush holders.
Or use them tos tore your paint brushes.
33. The Knuff perfectly fits rolls of aluminum foil and Saran wrap.
Here you have it…one of the greatest Ikea hacks of all time.
Now you can store away your magazines for the bathroom under the cabinet or use this Knuff storage unit to put the foil and kitchen wrap in.
32. The Kvissle magazine rack.
A magazine rack never has to be JUST a magazine rack. Use it to file all of your important things. You can also use it as a crafty mail organizer. Paint the Kvissle rack and put your personal stamp on it.
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31. Expedit shelving in a walk-in closet.
Have you always wanted a custom closet but didn’t want to fork over thousands of dollars in remodeling fees? You don’t have to. Use Ikea’s famous Expedit shelving units to organize your own personal customized closet.
Part 2: 30-21
30. A Komplement’s multi-use hanger. (archived)
This is another one of those creative Ikea hacks that you can use for almost anything: the Komplement multi-use hanger.
Hang your child’s stuffed animals on it or use it as a crafty jewelry organizer for the closet.
Now instead of using them as a spice canister (which is certainly a great idea), you can also use these canisters for anything you want.
The design allows you to see what’s inside without opening the canister. Mount them on a bathroom mirror or hang them in the closet for added small-space storage options.
These caddies can also be used for storing pretty much anything.
You can even hang them on the side of the kids table for extra crayon and marker storage.
Use them for your soap in the shower, for your hair products in the bathroom, for kitchen utensils, or for miscellaneous things at your craft desk.
Whatever your storage need, the Rope and Fintrop cutler caddy is an excellent and inexpensive option.
Arrange these quality cork placemats on the wall for added bulletin board space.
When you leave gaps between the cork mats, it creates a beautiful and sleek look that will impress your guests.
No garage? These Stolmen posts come in really handy when you need to store something of uncommon shape or size, like a bicycle.
With slight modifications, you’ll be able to store away your bicycle out of harm’s way.
This example uses the Stolmen drawer set to fake a beautiful and expensive looking window seat.
Make it into something you love by using pillows of your choice. This give it a lazy, comfortable look.
Want some extra space to put your favorite photos on? With the Ribba picture ledge you can both add some space for photos and also add some discreet and specialized storage. Put books, magazines, newspapers, or anything small enough to fit into this handy ledge.
Ok, maybe not for doing acrobatics, but you get the point.
Use them to hold items on a shelf like in this example or use them to hang your shoes on (or both).
21. Ikea’s kitchen wall storage systems are useful in a nursery.
Make a diaper organizer wall using these handy wall organizers from Ikea.
You can arrange them in whatever pattern you have a need for. It will keep your child’s diapers close at hand for when things get messy!
Part 3: 20-11
20. Put jewelry storage behind a Stave mirror.
Nothing looks more messy than a drawer full of tangled necklaces. Hide away your jewelry while keeping it organized and untangled using the Stave mirror as a storage unit. The mirror is on hinges, so it will swing out from the wall to create a save and invisible unit for your jewelry.
19. Use Trofast containers on H rails.
Now you can turn your couch into its own self-storage unit using these containers on H rails beneath the couch.
They fit perfectly beneath an EKTORP sofa.
18. Use Komplement box set as storage.
This inexpensive Komplement organizing box set will help you stay organized with the craziest messes in your home.
Put them in a drawer or tuck them under the bed for hidden storage.
17. Make a cute organizer with chalkboard labels.
Although these were made to be magazine holders, you can use them as organizers decorated how you like with fancy chalkboard labels to make it your own.
16. Turn an Ikea table into a Lego Duplo table.
This tutorial shows you how to turn your standard Ikea table into something greater—a fun Lego Duplo table.
But kids aren’t the only ones who love this table; adults love it too!
15. The Ribba ledge under a chalkboard. (archive)
This versatile shelf works well as a tray underneath a kids’ chalkboard.
Forget buying expensive storage solutions—this shelf is quick and easy to mount, and its affordable price is the best part!
14. Use Ikea’s ex-wine holder to store shoes.
Now you can store your shoes in a wine rack (yes, we mean that!) Hang your shoes in this wine rack after mounting it sideways.
The beauty of Ikea products is that they have multiple uses, like this smart organizational hack.
Here’s a quick and easy organization hack that stores away all those small toys and crayons you keep in the car for the kids.
The Flort holder goes right alongside the car seat for handy storage. Plus, the kids can reach it without your help.
12. Stack Lack bookcases behind a couch.
These adaptable Lack book cases are a great way to add organizational value to your living space.
You can stack them or line them up behind your couch for a modern book case.
11. Trones also work well in small spaces. (image: Ikea catalog)
No matter what your organizational need is, you can use these handy Ikea storage hacks to get your home in order.
Use this Trone to organize a smaller or more narrow space as well.
Part 4: 10-01
Whether you want a place to store shoes or file away important papers, get this handy storage shelf which is great for narrow spaces.
They come in different colors and sizes so you can customize exactly what you need.
Here’s a super easy DIY project that won’t break the bank.
All you need is a few tools and some casters to put on the bottom of your Ekby shelf and slide it under the bed.
Reorganize your jewelry using these convenient Riktig curtain hooks.
The beauty of it is that you don’t need to use them for hanging curtains—just clips them any way you want for a handy hook to store away your things.
If you have endless shelves of nail polish, store them neatly while keeping all your colors in view.
6. The Bekväm spice rack.
This spice rack will knock your socks off! It’s so versatile, you can even flip it over and mount it as a shelf.
Use it to organize your spices, to store your salon products, or use it in another creative way.
5. Hang tank tops on a Lillholmen towel holder. (Ikea catalog)
This is a great way to store your tank top or scarves without adding a huge storage unit to your closet.
Or use Grundtal towel holder with 4 bars for extra storage.
4. The Sockerärt vase. (Ikea catalog)
Use this modern-meets-vintage vase as a storage unit for your kitchen cookware like spatulas and wooden spoons.
You can use different size vases to make a fancy addition to your kitchen counter.
If your cleaning supplies tend to multiply in your cabinets, or if you can never seem to find the supply you’re looking for, this Råskog is for you.
On wheels, you can cart this supply holder along with you as you clean.
Ikea is the land of multiple-use objects. This picture frame can be used as a convenient storage unit to slide under a shelf or couch for easy storage.
Baby’s clothes get jumbled in the drawer. Keep your child’s clothes organized using these handy sets of Skubb boxes from Ikea.