26 Best Ikea Hacks to Decorate on a Budget

We love IKEA for its friendly prices, modern design and cutting-edge product releases. While these furniture from IKEA is relatively simple in design.

Most handy homeowners don’t want them to look like cheap and simple in their house and eager to find some ways to refashion them.

Today, we are bringing you some best IKEA hacks: gorgeous headboards, glam dressers, stylish nightstands and more to help you achieve the furniture of your affordable decor dreams.

1. Bookshelf Storage Bench 

Turning a simple IKEA bookshelf on its side to create a storage bench seat.

2. New Bedside Table 

Super simple to transform this Ikea Rast dresser. Just adding a little panit and changing the hardware to the simple IKEA dresser. It is now a new bed side table that’s perfect for guest bedroom.

3. Wrapping Paper Container

Repurposing the plastic bag dispensier into a container for your gift wrapping paper.

4. Mid-Century Modern Coffee Table 

Remove the boring wood legs of the IKEA LACK coffee table and replace with a pair of signature tapered ones. You can get this unique and custom modern coffee table.

5. DIY IKEA Hack Desk Under $60

Get two small bookshelves from Target ($18 each) and a big butcher block desk top or a counter top from IKEA, then you can create this unique, functional and decorative desk for your home.

6. Modern Welded Table

This creative welded table was made with the wood tabletop from an IKEA LACK table and the X-shaped metal frame as the table legs. It’s simply chic and perfect for any room of your house.

7. Basket Pet Bed

Use an IKEA woven basket, screw it into the wall and add a cushion for a stylish bed for our tiny besties.

8. Ikea Hacked Barnboard Coffee Table

9. Textured Panel Dresser Makeover

10. A New Bedside Dresser:

11. Ikea Rast Dresser into Stylish Bathroom Storage

Paint a basic IKEA RAST chest with the gorgeous white and add rope pulls to create this stylish side stand for your bathroom with extra storage.

12. DIY Coffee Mugs and K-Cup Holder Organizer

Hang mugs and coffee pods with IKEA’s Fintorp System and create this stylish “coffee nook” of your own.

13. Vintage Inspired Kitchen Island

Use fresh gray paint, marble top, a towel bar.

14. DIY Command Center with Storage and Chalkboard

Particularly awesome, beautiful and creative command center hacked from simple IKEA shelves.

15. DIY Wire Basket Side Table

Flip the basket and add a stained wood top. A quick and easy way to make a stylish wire side table for $30.

16. Silver Washers Nightstand

Silver washers create the pretty design on the drawers, and a few extra pieces of wood create that handy little side rack for magazines and books.

17. DIY Charging Station Using Ikea’s Fintorp Rail

Attach some hooks to this simple fintorp rail from IKEA, and keep eletronics from cluttering your counter. You can also add some plants for decoration.

18. Bar Cart Night Stand

Turn the bar cart into this stylish nightstand in the bedroom. The three shelves offer some amazing bedside storage. Love this genius lifehack.

19. Pantry Storage Unites

Transform the plain white Kallax shelving units into storage units with natural elements. It looks so gorgeous and stylish for home decor!

20. New Craftroom Desk Hacked from IKEA Rast Dresser

Turn the plain dresser from IKEA into this new craftroom desk with furniture paint, hardware, a trim door and other supplies. Simple but creative DIY update!

21. IKEA Hack Pendant Planter

Make the simple pendant light cover into this creative planter! Super easy and quick ot make!

22. DIY Utensilo Mit Lattenrost Sultan Lade: 

23. Ikea Lack Side Table-Corbels

Another creative and easy way to add a touch of style to the simple Lack table and hack it into this stylish side table for your bedroom.

24. Vertical Succulent Garden Planter

Create this lovely succulent planter with the tabletop of an IKEA Lack table . It will be a perfect decor of your garden whether hang it or lay it flat on a patio table.

25. DIY IKEA Hacked Curtain with Tassel Fringe

Make the plain white curtain from IKEA more stylish and beautiful by dressing up with tassel fringe.

26. Small Bridge Bookshelf

Make this fun little bridge shelf with IKEA STATLIG board, an EKBY BJARNUM shelf holder, and some paracord and steel washers.

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