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Renown worldwide IKEA deserves its place in the hall of fame thanks to its ability to provide simple designer items worldwide for a reasonable price. It serves us good to have such store at our disposal and it is a shame that we don`t have more stores on the market to compete with its greatness. It is indeed odd to find the same, simple and lovely, Lack table in the home of all your friends; it is normal, but you feel a slight discomfort when the authenticity of your home design is challenged by a common table.
Creativity jumps into action here, we can customize our furniture. We can customize everything. All we need is a little bit of time, patience and dedication. In the gallery showcased below we have selected 22 smart IKEA hacks that can help you tailor your own, unique, pieces. Use these as a starting point in your DIY endeavors and infuse your own style into the craft. Let your creativity lead you to your next big great thing!
#1 Simulate a reclaimed wood headboard on a malm bed
Today you can use a very smart product to transform items. Entitled Stikwood it is this adhesive reclaimed wood panel thingy. You can use it on the very common IKEA Malm headboard and the transformation will definitely be great.
Tutorial at Sugar & Cloth
#2 enhance a kitchen cart with wine crate wood
Use a rustic paint to bring the vintage vibe into the pictures. You can continue by emphasizing the piece with some rustic wine crate drawers. The result will be mesmerizing and the craft will be extremely rewardful.
via Hunted Interior.
#3 empower simple elements
A reinterpreted Mysingso beach chair can really make wonders. The instructions can be found on Kristi Murphy’s blog.
#4 dress up step stools in colorful patterns
The IKEA Bekvam Stool costs approximately 15 dollars and you have the power to turn it into something far far far better. You`ll need paint, joyful wallpapers and some glue to personalize your neat piece.
via This Little Street.
#5 add a whimsical vibe to a dresser
The IKEA Rast is a very common piece and happily, it comes raw, unfinished and we get to personalize it however we like.
#6 ENTERTAIN thanks to a cool bar cart hack
Use a glamorous cool bar cart hack made out of an IKEA laptop table, an acrylic sheet and a few other tools.
via Style Me Pretty
#7 transform a dresser into a desk
#8 ADD A GLAMOROUS GOLDEN LOOK TO YOUR BAR STOOLS
#9 USE A SIMPLE PICTURE FRAME HOLDING COLORS AS A JEWELRY TRAY
An easy craft that can easily change a scenery. Use a classic Ribba frame as a decorative jewelry tray. You can use a print or just paint.
#10 cHANGE COLORS TO YOUR ADVANTAGE
The Vittsjo shelving unit comes in a black frame. You can give it new clothes that would really light up the scenery. Patience and dedication is required but the end result is breathtaking. Golden finish with marble tops do work great.
#11 CLAIM YOUR OWN DESK THROUGH DESIGN
#12 TRANSFORM an IKEA PLATE INTO A BREATHTAKING LAMP
This simple mesmerizing modern pendent lamp has been realized out of plate whether you believe it or not. You can cast a glance at the details on Smitten Studio.
#13 USE GOLD LEAF ON YOUR WORK DESK
#14 USE THE LACK TABLE AS A SMART LACK SHELF
The Lack table has many costumes with various powers. Here it`s cleverly disguised as a little wall shelf, using every single piece in the package with care.
#15 PAINT iKEA FURNITURE INTO MID-CENTURY MODERN NIGHTSTANDS
Selje nightstand and paint have been used for this beautiful simple craft. Your only concern is its relation with your color scheme.
via Apartment Therapy.
#16 TRANSFORM THE LACK TABLE
The example above showcases will and dedication. The Lack table can become whatever you would it to become. Put your will into it and make your Lack table, yours.
via Lovely Indeed
#17 MAKE YOUR HEMNES NIGHTSTAND STAND OUT
#18 CREATE A CORNER SHELVING UNIT OUT OF LACK TABLES
#19 TRANSFORM A LACK UNIT INTO BEAUTIFUL GILDED BEDSIDE TABLE
Lack hacks its way into the our guide again thanks to its versatility! Presented as a neat gilded nightstand here the simple table wears whatever jacket your imagination is tailoring for it.
via Style Me Pretty.
#20 PERSONALIZE YOUR END TABLE WITH A NEW STENCILED TOP
Here the Lack receives a beautiful wooden top finished using stencils. Gorgeous results.
via Milu’s House
#21 USE WOOD AND MINIMALIST STRUCTURES TO YOUR ADVANTAGE
Simply breathtaking craft that involves an IKEA hamper and a few pieces of reclaimed wood. You can achieve the same results in a matter of minutes.
via The Clever Bunny.
#22 A RAST DRESSER AND A SALAD BOWL COMPOSING BATHROOM VANITY
What do you think about these smart ikea hacks? We would love to hear your opinion in the comment section below.