Try these wonderful Christmas hacks using IKEA products
this holiday season!
IKEA products are so easily hacked into anything at all. They can even be hacked into Christmas decor and decorations!
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. It is certainly my favorite time of the year!
But IKEA products are my favorites all throughout the year, so by combining both these things together I think makes for a truly wonderful DIY how to.
Take a look at these 14 great ideas for hacking IKEA products for wonderful Christmas decorations!
Modern Advent Calendar
Photo: We Are Scout
This is a super easy DIY for your Christmas. To make this modern advent calendar you need no craft skills at all!
To do this hack you just need to take the IKEA Vintner decoration stand, and gold and silver labels. Then just some twine, and you have a great modern advent calendar!
Ribba Christmas Shadow Box
Photo: IKEA Hackers
The IKEA Ribba picture frame is a great basic picture frame. It is also a great frame to turn into a shadow box!
This hack turns the Ribba frame into an amazing holiday shadow box. Get details on how to make this particular shadow box, and many others, in this post right here.
Ribba Picture Ledge Tree
Photo: Mer Mag
This hack takes the popular and versatile Ribba shelves, and turns them into a tree! You can still have lights, and decorations too! It is a very easy Christmas decoration to make! You can see the tutorial right here.
The other great thing about this hack is that you could leave the shelves up year round. You could then just decorate them for whatever holiday is seasonal at any given time of the year!
Gingerbread House Hack
IKEA sells a great gingerbread house kit every Christmas season.
This hack takes that basic gingerbread house kit, and then turns it into quite amazing gingerbread creations! You can see the tutorial right here!
Even if you don’t make these, it is fun just reading this tutorial and looking at the photos!
Metallic Tinsel Trees
Photo: A Bubbly Life
These tinsel trees can be made using the IKEA Vintner tinsel garland. A fast, easy and really quite amazing looking Christmas DIY! See the tutorial on how to make the trees here.
String Lights Garland
This beautiful string lights garland is made with shimmer lights. IKEA sells many types of little shimmer lights. By following the directions in this tutorial, you can make your own beautiful green garland.
Beautiful Decorative Bowls
Photo: Skona Hem/Simpledetailsblog
This hack is really not necessarily for Christmas. But these decorative bowls, made from the IKEA stainless steel mixing bowls, would make such beautiful decorative bowls for your Christmas decorations. You can see the tutorial right here.
Holmo Lamp Paper Christmas Tree
Photo: IKEA Hackers
This hack uses the IKEA Holmo lamp. By putting paper around the lamp, you can create this amazing looking little paper Christmas tree. See the tutorial right here.
Large Scale Advent Calendar
Photo: IKEA Hackers
This hack uses the IKEA Expedit unit, brown kraft paper, red paper and scotch tape!
It would make a great large scale advent calendar. Possibly for some very big treats and gifts! See the post all about it right here.
Side Table Christmas Tree Stand
Photo: A Purdy Little House
This hack takes the popular and extremely versatile Lack side table, and turns it into an amazing Christmas tree stand.
It does require some woodworking, and will take a little effort, but the end result is so amazing! You can see the tutorial right here.
DIY Lightbox Crib
Photo: Ars Textura
This is an amazing hack that uses the Ribba picture frame again! It turns the little Ribba frame into an amazing lightbox, complete with Christmas nativity scene.
You can see the tutorial right here. (Just hit translate on the page in the box that pops up).
Photo: Wonderfully Made
This decoration is made with a basic silver tray from IKEA. By painting it with chalkboard paint, and adding a pretty ribbon, it turns it into a great Christmas decoration. You can see the tutorial here.
This is another hack that can be used year round. By adding a less festive hanging ribbon to this hack, you could have a noticeboard to hang and use any time of the year!
Christmas Candle Holders
Photo: La Delicate Parenthese
This IKEA hack uses several IKEA products, including white mugs, jubla candles, and gravel.
It turns them into really pretty candle holders. They would look wonderful on your mantlepiece, or as a table setting. See the tutorial right here.
IKEA Cupcake Liner Christmas Baubles
Photo: Jules. IKEAhackers.net
This hack takes the IKEA Julkul cupcake paper liners, and turns them into beautiful holiday baubles to hang on your tree.
It is fun, but very easy, hack to try. See the complete tutorial right here.
Many IKEA products and pieces make such great blank basic DIY crafting pieces. Check out the IKEA site for all their products.
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