21 Amazing IKEA Hacks To Decorate For Cheap


Want to have an organized and stylish home on a sensible budget?

Maybe you wanted a bedroom that fits your personality 

Or perhaps an entryway that gives a good first impression to any visitors?

Then, you have come to the right place!

In today's post i will be sharing with you, 21 IKEA hacks to decorate your home without blowing your budget.

Let's get started!


1. Mudroom Hack

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A neat and stylish looking mudroom for storing items in a organized fashion.

Instead of kids throwing their shoes and bags on the floor, this hack will give them their own storage store space.

This mudroom is made with 1 Besta TV unit, 2 Billy bookcases, 2 Billy height extension kits, storage basket and hooks.


2. Hallway Bench With Storage

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Turn the IKEA Kallax into a bench that your family will appreciate, it's the perfect place to sit and put on your shoes.

The drawer like box beneath, makes it easy to grab and find the items you need.

To complete this project, you'll need a seating platform and some storage baskets.

You may get long and large wooden planks and attach it to the top or you can go with seat replacement and stretch couch cushion.


3. Night Stand

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We absolutely love the look of this cane nightstand, it gives your furniture that boho vibe with a little DIY.

To make this, you'll need an IKEA Nesna bedside table, cane webbing, staple gun, adhesive glue and a pair of scissors.

Using scissors, trim the cane webbing to the same size as the shelf, you'll need 2 webbing, one for the top, one for the bottom.

Assemble the Nesna bedside table and attach the webbing on the top using adhesive glue and bottom using staple gun.


4. DIY Rustic Cube Shelf

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You probably wouldn't believe that this is an IKEA Kallax and it's not hard to see why!

To make this, you'll be needing reclaimed wood for the door, some door hinges and a handle just like this.

This is one of my favorite IKEA hacks that looks amazing in any farmhouse-style home.


5. Cane Bed

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The cane tend is getting really popular these day and with just a webbing cane and some staple fun, you can transform your bedroom instantly.

You'll need a Hemnes bed frame, cane webbing and staple gun.

Use 5 feet of cane webbing for full size bed, six feet for queen size and 7 feet for king size bed.


6. For Scandi Lovers

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Bedrooms are a place to sleep, read, meditate, and more, but they also need to store your wardrobe too which is a lot of functions for one room

So how do you design a space that's both functional and beautiful?

Matilda from Hemma Interiors show us how to make use of every square inch in this neutral Scandi refuge perfect for reflection and relaxation.


7. Entryway Organization Hack

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Can you imagine walking through your front door and being greeted with this warm and welcoming entryway?

Made with IKEA Kallax unit, this inexpensive entryway is both functional and beautiful!


8. Book Shelves

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Make your book shelves with IKEA's BEKVAM spice racks!

Just spray with white paint or any other color to fit your theme and you can use them for pictures, books, magazine and more.

This is indeed a great way to get extra storage space and beautify your home.


9. Teddy Cubic Corner

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A cozy little nook for the kids! It's a great corner for them read a book and to store their plush toys.

All you need is a Kallax 4 x 2 cube and IKEA spice racks.


10. DIY IKEA Shoe Cabinet 

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There’s nothing worse than having shoes all over the place when you welcome guests into your home!

Here's a stunning storage solutions that fit in a small entryway. To build this cabinet, you can head over here to see how


11. Modern Shelving Unit

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There are so many affordable metal shelving units from IKEA to try!

You can design them with flowers, add decorations, add storage baskets to transform them into beautiful and functional furniture.


12. IKEA Kallax Night Stand

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Most people wouldn’t consider to use an IKEA Kallax as a nightstand but it does do the job well!

Throw in some storage baskets and use the top just like a normal desk.

You’ll also love that extra space to keep all your bedroom essentials in too!


13. IKEA Cart For Floating Desk

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IKEA carts are perfect additions to your office space with floating desk.

Roll the the cart under the floating desk for storing your office supplies and documents.

Not only does it look beautiful, it's also perfect for moving around and space saving.


14. Wall Shoe Rack

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A clever shoe storage system using IKEA's curtain rod set.

You can get these curtain rods here


15. DIY Flat Filing Cabinet

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This drawer hack is amazing! 

It gives you so much storage space to store your documents, craft supplies, essential oil and so much more.

Get the full list of items you need to build this drawer here


16. Rustic Wood Shelves

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To create these beautiful shelving get untreated raw pine shelves, golden brackets from IKEA.

They cost a total of $76 for all 4 sets which is a pretty good deal!

You can use them to store your photo frames, flowers, book, add some decor and so on.


17. DIY TV Stand

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Here's another way to use an IKEA Kallax and create your own TV stand!

Add some legs at the bottom to elevate your TV

You can use the cubic holes to store your gaming consoles, TV accessories, books and more!


18. DIY Cabinets

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Here's a beautiful cabinet you can make with an IKEA IVAR cabinet.

Grab some golden washi tape and wooden furniture legs to start making this cabinet.


19. Mudroom Hack

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Isn't this the perfect wall decor? Those greenery are actually faux!

To make this, you'll need the Fryken IKEA Basket trio, some jewelry wires, pliers and faux greenery.

Create a loop on the bottom on the baskets and hang them on any wall hook, that easy!


20. IKEA Skadis Bathroom Organizer

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Limited on bathroom space? Then the IKEA Skadis range could bring a little help.

The Skadis consist of organizers mounted via a pegboard base.

Choose from a wide variety of containers, hooks, shelves for storing your bathroom items and makeup accessories.


21. Create A Beautiful Bed

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Transform the simple IKEA Leirvik bed frame by adding vibrant bedding.

Use a floral patterned sheets then throw in a mix of white and pastel colored bedding accent.

Drop a rattan serving tray with a couple of accent piece and the bed is complete!



Now its your turn

Which one of these IKEA hacks did you like best?

I hope that this post has inspired you on your next home makeover.

Head over to IKEA and start creating your beautiful room today!

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