11 Fabulous Farmhouse IKEA Hacks

IKEA furniture and items are great to hack for just about any style of home decor. If you love farmhouse style you can even hack IKEA products for that!

The great thing about IKEA hacks is that they really take something so available, and so affordable and turn them into remarkable unique pieces. 

This is so true with farmhouse style decor pieces. They take regular IKEA products, and they are changed into beautiful farmhouse style decor for your home.

All these pieces featured in this post do not look like they were originally IKEA items. They look expensive, well-made, and even heirloom quality!

That is of course not to say that IKEA products look cheap usually, on the contrary. IKEA looks great anyway, but their products can be updated and hacked and turned into something more amazing looking.

These farmhouse style pieces look like vintage, hand-me-down heirloom quality pieces of furniture. Nobody would certainly know that you had just bought an IKEA product off the shelf and hacked it!

These hacks create beautiful pieces for your home, that you will cherish and use for many years, and hopefully hand down to others!

Here are 11 ideas for hacking IKEA furniture and items into great fantastic farmhouse-style pieces!




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Farmhouse Table

IKEA farmhouse hacks

Photo: East Coast Creative


This hack is absolutely amazing. It takes a plain Ingo table from IKEA (which retails at around $69).  It turns it into an absolutely stunning, beautiful farmhouse table. 

It really does make a truly beautiful and timeless piece of furniture. So perfect for your farmhouse kitchen or dining room!

A great table should be the focus of any farmhouse style decor, and any home. This piece looks like an heirloom table, old and used and loved throughout the generations!

See the complete tutorial here.


Farmhouse Mirror Hack

IKEA farmhouse hacks

Photo: Savvy Mom


This wonderful hack takes an IKEA mirror, and turns it into a beautiful farmhouse style mirror. Really, you would never imagine that this was once a basic IKEA mirror. 

Even brackets have been added to make it look more rustic and authentic. You can see the complete hack right here.  


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Entryway table

IKEA hack entryway table

Photo: My Fabuless Life


This hack turns the IKEA Vittsjo desk/table, and turns it into a beautiful table that is perfect for your entryway.  This would make a great weekend project. It does involve using some power tools, but hey you can do this!

The hack makes a lovely sturdy table, that will well withstand all the continued wear and tear that your home entryway gets.  See the full hack right here.


Cart/Island Hack

IKEA farmhouse hack

Photo: Homeroad


This hack takes a plain IKEA wooden cart, and makes it into a farmhouse worthy rolling island/storage cart. 

You can do this DIY in a day. Perfect for that extra storage or work station you need in your farmhouse kitchen! It even looks like a vintage piece doesn’t it!  See the full tutorial right here.


Rustic Apothecary Cabinet

IKEA farmhouse hack

Photo: Sawdust 2 Stitches

This is an amazing hack. I just love all those old apothecary cabinets, and this hack is so good you would never know it was a hack and not the original piece! (if you love apothecary cabinets, you will love my IKEA Moppe Apothecary storage chest hack too!)

An apothecary cabinet is a great centerpiece to any room and any home.  This piece looks like it came from an antique store!

This hack does take a little work, but if you want a great weekend (or longer) project to create an absolutely beautiful piece for your home, give it a try! See the complete hack tutorial here.

Fjell Wardrobe Hack

IKEA farmhouse hack

Photo: The Thinking Closet


This hack takes a simple, but un-amazing basic wardrobe, and turns it into an amazing piece of furniture. It has been redesigned a little bit and white washed, to give it that great rustic farmhouse look. You can see the complete tutorial here.


Potato and Vegetable Bin


IKEA farmhouse hack

Photo: Stow and Tell


All the best farmhouses would have one of these potato and vegetable storage units! It takes the very available Rast chest of drawers, and turns it into this work of art!

This is such a useful storage unit for your kitchen, and it looks straight out of a farmhouse too.  You can see the complete tutorial for this right here.


Rustic Wood Sideboard


IKEA farmhouse hack

Photo: Lolly Jane


This hack takes an affordable piece of furniture, and turns it into an expensive piece of furniture! 

This is an amazing looking sideboard.  It is the perfect farmhouse sideboard, and wants more it looks old, used and vintage, not like something you just bought new and fixed up! You can see the full hack and tutorial right here.


Buffet Makeover

IKEA farmhouse hack

Photo: Little House Big Plans


Here is another remarkable hack. Taking the dark IKEA buffet sideboard, this hack has turned it into a beautiful farmhouse style, expensive-looking, piece of furniture for your home.

This would be a fantastic buffet sideboard for your dining room or kitchen.  See the full tutorial right here.


Rustic IKEA Tarva Dresser

IKEA farmhouse hack

Photo: Cherished Bliss

This is a plain and simple IKEA Tarva dresser. Just by staining it it becomes this amazing farmhouse decor piece for your home.

If you want a more vintage looking dresser, this is the hack for you.

You can see the full tutorial to make this awesome dresser right here.


IKEA furniture items make amazing farmhouse decor pieces for your home!

Take a regular IKEA item and product, and hack it and turn it into an amazing farmhouse decor style piece for your home!

You can see every IKEA hack that Make Calm Lovely has featured right here!

IKEA furniture and items are great to hack for just about any style of home decor. If you love farmhouse style you can even hack IKEA for that!

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