It’s been a while since I last did a round up of my favourite IKEA hacks on Instagram. And since then, the number of IKEA hacks on IG has grown leaps and bounds.
When I did a search, I found over 280,000 posts on #ikeahacks!
So, before the year ends, let’s dive in and check out some of the best IKEA hacks on Instagram.
20 best IKEA hacks on Instagram
#1 MALM reading nook
A cosy reading nook from 2 MALM dressers (though the caption mentions HEMNES), framed. It even has space behind the cabinets for storage.
#2 KALLAX kitchen island
A lovely farmhouse style kitchen island using the KALLAX shelving unit as the starting point.
Watch the build process video here:
#3 Breakfast bar with the FINNVARD trestle
Want a breakfast counter? This is probably the easiest way to set one up. A FINNVARD trestle and butcher block anchored to the wall. And that’s it!
#4 Sewing room cutting table
Inspired by this sewing table hack, Johanna made her own version from 3 KALLAX units. The table provides lots of storage and a large surface for cutting. Perfect!
Watch her cutting table video below. Sewing room tour video here.
#5 The blue “yoga mat” bag
The FRAKTA trimmed to fit a rolled up yoga mat and protect it from the rain.
#6 TROFAST LEGO table
Always love a good IKEA-LEGO hack. This LEGO station is made from 2 TROFAST units back to back.
#7 Vintage style TARVA
A row of TARVA 3-drawer dressers given the faux drawer treatment. Classic.
#8 HOVET industrial mirror
Industrial mirrors have pretty much exploded on my Instagram feed. Most are pretty expensive. Make one from the large HOVET mirror and save some $$.
#9 Dog bowls using the IVAR
Isn’t this cute? Food and water bowls for your dog using short IVAR posts and a shelf. Cut holes in the shelf to fit your dog bowls.
#10 Hot air balloon with REGOLIT
Add a little whimsy to your kids’ room. A REGOLIT lamp shade, small basket and stick on dots completes this hot air balloon.
#11 A classy mirror cube
This looks a million bucks but it’s cheaper than you think. You’ll need 2 packs of IKEA LOTS mirrors, 24 angle brackets, masking tape and an adhesive that fixes to both glass and metal. Join the mirrors together, et voilà!
#12 KURA playhouse
A lovely KURA playhouse. Click the arrows to see how happy she is to call this her big girl bed.
#13 Cigar Box Guitar
When I see absolutely “far out” hacks like this, it gets me very excited. It also reminds me of this one. I hope the BRONSSOPP guitar sounds good.
#14 Toy box crate with seat
What an idea! A toy box with storage and seating. So useful, and I don’t mean just for kids. I can think of a number of ways I can use this handy storage crate ottoman at home.
#15 Mobile phone loop
No instructions found. But it seems pretty straightforward. Snip the handle off the FRAKTA blue bag and glue the ends to inside of a phone case. Done!
#16 Release the KROKEN
If plain clear glass is boring, jazz up the KROKEN with art. These personalised water bottles make great gifts too.
#17 FROSTA chair
So simple but make a difference. Just take one more FROSTA seat and leg and attach the short curved section under the seat. Sadly, the FROSTA seems to be discontinued, which is a major bummer. It is definitely Number 1 on my “IKEA, Please Bring Back List“.
#18 LEGO brick cabinet
These LEGO brick cabinets are adorable. Cilla made them from EKET cubes and round discs. Catch her Stories at @designbycilla for the tutorial.
#19 Prehistoric DUKTIG
This Jurassic theme DUKTIG play kitchen is so rawrsome. Be sure to check out the entire room @sweet_home_of_mine. And this post for more DUKTIG hack inspo.
#20 Rustic coffee table
Probably the simplest hack ever. The SNIDAD basket (handles removed) topped with a round wood table and there you have it! A coffee table for your patio.
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