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10 Unlikely IKEA Stool Hacks

by on Sep 19, 2016

Photo: This Little Street

If I had to pick the most versatile IKEA product, it would definitely be one of the stools. The Marius, Frosta and Bekvam are three of the most popular IKEA stools … and boy do they ever have a lot of uses. So today we’re sharing ten of our favorite IKEA stool hacks with you. Keep reading to check them out.   

10 Unlikely IKEA Stool Hacks
Photo: Studio DIY

1. Transform a Marius stool (or six!) into these adorable donut seats. Get the how-to here. [Photo: Studio DIY]

 

10 Unlikely IKEA Stool Hacks
Photo: DIY Furniture Studio

2. Transform the Frosta stool into a chic end table using these simple but genius instructions. [Photo: DIY Furniture Studio]

 

10 Unlikely IKEA Stool Hacks
Photo: The Kitchy Kitchen

3. Give your IKEA stools a furry seat with this fun tutorial. [Photo: The Kitchy Kitchen]

 

10 Unlikely IKEA Stool Hacks
Photo: IKEA Hackers

4. This Bekvam stool has a new polka dotted finish thanks to a few paper napkins. Yes, napkins. Read all about it  here. [Photo: IKEA Hackers]

 

10 Unlikely IKEA Stool Hacks
Photo: Curbly

5. Swap out the top of the Marius for something a little more natural. Get the tutorial here. [Photo: Curbly]

 

10 Unlikely IKEA Stool Hacks
Photo: IKEA Hackers

6. Adjust the Frosta just a bit to create this awesome laptop table style version. Here’s the how-to. [Photo: IKEA Hackers

 

10 Unlikely IKEA Stool Hacks
Photo: Home Story

7. Or you could add some constellations to your IKEA stools, for a fun and more colorful take. Here are the instructions. [Photo: Home Story]

 

10 Unlikely IKEA Stool Hacks
Photo: What The Vita

8. Help the little ones reach the counter with this clever hack that adds height to the Bekvam. Check it out here. [Photo: What The Vita]

 

10 Unlikely IKEA Stool Hacks
Photo: Anna Maria

9. Or you might add some paint and a layer of cork to the top. Learn more  over here. [Photo: Anna Maria]

 

10 Unlikely IKEA Stool Hacks
Photo: This Little Street

10. And last but certainly not least… turn a Bekvam into a colorful end table using these instructions. [Photo: This Little Street]

 

10 Unlikely IKEA Stool Hacks
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Update: 

I ran across the Västerön stool on my last IKEA trip, wondered what would happen if I flipped it upside down? Click through to find out how I made a sweet storage basket from an IKEA stool.

IKEA storage basket from a Vasteron stool

 

 

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