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Roundup: 10 Extremely Easy IKEA Hacks

by on Aug 1, 2013

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Sometimes it’s nice to do an easy project. One of those “why didn’t I think of that” ideas that doesn’t take two weeks to finish. So today I wanted to share some simple IKEA hacks with you – everything from garden torches to kitty litter hideaways to pendant lights.   

A wooden table with a pot and plant on it.

1. Add some drama to your walkway with these tall planters. Get the tutorial here. [Photo: Brady Bunch Remodel]

2. This beautiful side table started as a laundry hamper… find out how to make your own here. [Photo: The Clever Bunny]

Split screens of lamps in three different settings.

3. Make a few of these lovely garden torches using oil and vinegar cruets. Get the instructions here. [Photo: Initiales GG]

4. A Hol side table was transformed into a kitty litter hideaway by doing this. [Photo: IKEA Hackers]

5. Paint a Foto pendant light for a more colorful look. Check out the tutorial here. [Photo: At Home On The Bay]

Plants grown in glasses, and a three-tiered ceiling lamp.

6. Use a Vurm wine rack to make a wall-mounted herb garden. Check out the full tutorial right here. [Photo: Curbly]

7. Make this show stopper using multiple IKEA lamp shades. Find out how to make one here. [Photo: IKEA Hackers]

Up-cycled pieces of furniture for modern day uses.

8. This vintage-looking “card catalogue” was made using unfinished wood boxes from IKEA. Find directions here. [Photo: Serendipity Refined]

9. Make a handy laptop stand out of a stool using these instructions. [Photo: Smatch]

10. Add felt to the Frosta stool for a more interesting look. Check out the tutorial here. [Photo: Light Blue Grey]

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