IKEA Hacks: The Ultimate List of over 230 Amazing Hacks!

If you love IKEA hacks you will know how exciting it is to discover yet another new one!  So here is a list of over 230 IKEA hacks to give you inspiration and guidance, or just to drool over!



As you know here at Make Calm Lovely we all love IKEA hacks! 

IKEA hacks are budget-friendly, supplies to make them are easy to find, and you can make some incredibly unique and beautiful things for your home.

I wanted to create an ‘ultimate’ list of IKEA hacks! To try to pull in IKEA hacks for all kinds of IKEA items and furniture.

The hacks featured in this list cover furniture, planters, lights and lamps, items for every room of your home, and even children and baby products!

I will add to this list every now and again, to bring you the most up to date round-up of great IKEA hacks I have found.


The ultimate list of over 230 IKEA Hacks!



  1. Golf Leafed IKEA Desk  Style Me Pretty
  2. Barnboard Coffee Table  City Farmhouse 
  3. Bar Cart Hack  Style Me Pretty 
  4. DIY Concrete Table  Weekday Carnival 
  5. IKEA Kallax as a Bar  The Everygirl
  6. Lack Table Ottoman  Infarrantly Creative
  7. Moppe Apothecary Storage Chest  Make Calm Lovely
  8. Kids Book Bin  This Little Street
  9. Cookie Cutter Wall Art   Sewing Daisies
  10. Gold IKEA Office Chair Hack  Hither & Thither
  11. Dalmation Bar Cart  Domino
  12. Mid Century Modern IKEA Hack Sideboard  Kristi Murphy
  13. Cocktail Ottoman  Melodrama
  14. Mid Century Nightstand  Burkatron
  15. Copper Barn Pendant Lights Kojo Designs 
  16. IKEA Pax into Fully Custom Closet   Erin Kestenbaum
  17. Cage Light Sconces  Nalle’s House
  18. IKEA Kallax/Expedit Hack Tutorial  Delia Creates
  19. Colorful Side Table  Vtwonen
  20. Card Catalog Jewelry Box  Homemade Lovely
  21. Photo Negative Lamp  Poopscape Projects
  22. Yarn Wrapped Lampshade  Design Love Fest
  23. Billy Bookcase Fabric Makeover  In My Own Style
  24. Bookcase into Industrial Lockers  Little House of Four
  25. Small Kitchen Island  Oliver & Rust
  26. DIY Bench Seats  I Heart Organizing
  27. Kallax Kitchen Island Hack  Jen Lou Meredith
  28. IKEA Vintage Cubby Hack  Petal & Ply
  29. Woven Vegan Leather Bekvam Stool  Tidewater & Tulle
  30. DIY Lantern Terrarium  Thou Swell
  31. DIY Drinks Cabinet  Melanie Lissack Interiors 
  32. Kids Desk Area IKEA Hack  Growing Spaces
  33. IKEA Mudroom Hack  Maison Mass
  34. Copper End Table  Poppytalk
  35. Bar Cabinet & Kitchenette  Shrimp Salad Circus
  36. IKEA Kallax Hack with Doors & Overlay  The Pink Dream
  37. Floor Pouf  Curbly
  38. Fintorp Charging Station  Polka Dots in the Country
  39. Dipped Stools  Style Me Pretty
  40. IKEA Table into Chic Desk  Matsutake
  41. Cork Mat Notice Boards  Make Calm Lovely
  42. Built-In Bookcases  Centsational Style
  43. Simple Entry Table  Popsugar
  44. Retro Inspired Storage Unit  Curbly
  45. Modern Mudroom  House Homemade
  46. DIY Kitchen Island  Sketchy Styles
  47. IKEA Kallax Wrapped With Wood  Making it in the Mountains
  48. Apothecary Cabinet from Rast Chest of Drawers  IKEA Hackers
  49. Chalk Paint Dresser  Angela Rose Home
  50. DIY Wall Mounted Easel  Arin Solange at Home
  51. Lack Game Tables  IKEA
  52. IKEA Dresser to TV Stand  Purely Katie
  53. Lego Table  The Decorated Cookie
  54. IKEA Cart Mini Island  Homeroad
  55. Wooden Play Gym  Live Well Travel Often
  56. Metallic Gold Bar Shelves  Melodrama
  57. DIY Wooden Headboard with Stikwood  Sugar & Cloth
  58. Cow Hide Ottoman  Kristi Murphy
  59. Acadia Wood Plant Stand  Sugar & Cloth
  60. Easy IKEA Shoe Cabinet Hack  Lavender Julep
  61. Card Catalog Chest of Drawers Dupetitdoux
  62. IKEA Kallax Organization Hack  Remodelaholic
  63. Train Activity Table  Crazy Craft Lady
  64. Narrow Console Table  Hey Let’s Make Stuff
  65. Silver Leaf Dresser  Markova Design
  66. Billy Bookcase Cabinet Hack  House of Hawkes
  67. Kallax to TV Stand  Infarrantly Creative
  68. DIY Wooden Stool   Burkatron
  69. Hanging Lantern Planter  Apartment Therapy
  70. DIY Modern Vanity  A New Bloom
  71. IKEA Bookcases to Mud Room Lockers  Polkadot Chair
  72. IKEA Lack Mosaic Tables  IKEA
  73. DIY Headboard  Pretty Providence
  74. Baby Changing Table  On to Baby
  75. Wood Slice Lazy Susan  DIY in PDX
  76. Quick & Convertible Toy Storage  The Makerista
  77. Craft Room Table  Landeelu
  78. IKEA Cabinet Fauxdenza  Almost Makes Perfect
  79. IKEA Kallax Flat File Cabinet Hack  Oh Everything Handmade
  80. Kitchen Cabinets to Storage Bench  Apartment Therapy
  81. Slim Desk Hack  Undeclared Panache
  82. Gold Pendant Light  Style at Home
  83. Floating Sideboard  Petite Modern Life
  84. DIY Ottoman   Rebecca Propes
  85. Mid Century Planters  Sugar and Cloth
  86. Industrial Wood Shelving  Yellow Brick Home
  87. IKEA Door Knob Hangers  IKEA
  88. IKEA Bar Cart  Style Me Pretty
  89. DIY Mudroom Bench and Storage   House by Hoff
  90. Cane Wardrobe  Lust Living
  91. Reclaimed Wood Buffet  Place of My Taste
  92. Tarva Dresser Hack  Sarah Sherman Samuel
  93. DIY Cabinet  First Sense Interiors
  94. Faux Card Catalog  Windgate Lane
  95. Play Kitchen Hack  Dainty Dress Diaries
  96. Mid Century Modern Dresser  A Cup of Life
  97. DIY Rattan Cabinet  Make it Boho
  98. IKEA Hack Bathroom Shelf  Thistlewood Farms
  99. Mid Century Modern Console  Family Handyman
  100. Laptop Stand  The Navage Patch
  101. DIY Furry Stools  The Kitchy Kitchen
  102. Pretend Play Sweet Shop  Damask Love
  103. Bedroom Window Seats  Style M Pretty
  104. Cane Folding Screen  IKEA
  105. Cutting Board Planter Hack  Decor Lovin
  106. Bar Stools Makeover  Melodrama
  107. Kids Table and Chairs  Fancy Ashley
  108. DIY Planter Shelf  Grillo Designs
  109. Whitewashed Wardrobe  The Thinking Closet
  110. Gold Upholstered Bench  Dwellings by Devore
  111. Mid Century Modern Nightstand  Remodelaholic
  112. Gold & Marble Side Table  The Sweetest Digs
  113. Rolling Under Bed Storage Cart  Curbly
  114. IKEA Benches  Prosel Pin Blog
  115. Boho Cane Side Table  Hunker
  116. Map Lampshade  Pillar Box Blue
  117. Makeup Storage Chest  Twinspiration
  118. High End Lights on a Budget  Apartment Therapy
  119. IKEA Basket Hack  Zilverblauw
  120. Hot Air Balloon Lamp Hack  Husligheter
  121. Cane Console  Hunker
  122. Play Kitchen Coffee Station Hack  Gray House Studio
  123. Mid Century Modern Bedside Table  House by the Bay Design
  124. Toddler Learning Tower Stool  Happy Grey Lucky
  125. Hanging Basket Planters   A Kailo Chic Life
  126. Cane Dresser Hack  House on Longwood Lane
  127. Slat Bed into Wall Storage  Ich Designer
  128. IKEA Kitchen Cabinets as Bathroom Cabinets  Husligheter
  129. Bookcase Makeover  J Petite
  130. Lego Table with Storage  The Handyman’s Daughter
  131. Mid Century Bar Cabinet  Brittany Makes
  132. Malm Bed into Four Poster Bed  Hesters Handmade Home
  133. Mid Century Inspired Plant Stand  A Beautiful Mess
  134. DIY Fabric Headboard   Cuckoo for Design
  135. Pendant Light  A Beautiful Mess
  136. Mid Century Side Table  Sugar & Cloth
  137. Pendant Lamp Hack  Domino
  138. West Elm Inspired Dresser  Kristina Lynne
  139. Wire Basket Side Table  I Spy DIY
  140. Ribbed Cabinet  An Interior Affair
  141. Black Shoe Cabinet Bidoulles
  142. Easy Color Pop Nightstand  Curbly
  143. Mid Century Credenza  Design Love Fest
  144. Moroccan Wedding Blanket  Make Scout DIY
  145. DIY Leather Pulls House Tweaking
  146. Brass Bed Pulls  One O
  147. Vikhammer Night Stand  Free and Unfettered
  148. Kids Activity Table  Style Your Senses
  149. Mid Century Modern Cabinet  Petite Apartment
  150. Mid Century Modern Play Kitchen  A Beautiful Mess
  151. Cane Headboard Hack  Hunker
  152. Wooden Bedside Lamp  Vtwonen
  153. DIY Farmhouse Mirror  House of Hepworths
  154. Copper Mirror Hack  Idle Hands Awake
  155. Kids Balance Bike  Instructables
  156. Ladder Storage  Craftihack
  157. Kids Animal Stools  Project Kid
  158. Polka Dot Curtains Hey There Home
  159. Burned IKEA Cork Trivets  Where the Smiles Have Been
  160. Colorful Baskets  PS I Made This
  161. IKEA Cubbies into a Rustic Apothecary  Sawdust 2 Stitches
  162. IKEA Pax Door Hack  Jenna Sue Design Co
  163. IKEA Rast Hack Anastasia’s Vintage
  164. Bank of Ivar Cabinets  Paul Svera
  165. Colorful Alex Drawers  Smart Fun DIY
  166. Cat Hammock  My Attic
  167. Nail Polish Rack  This Mom’s Gonna Snap
  168. Cat House  Hunker
  169. Mid Century Modern Kallax  Hawthorn and Main
  170. Kids Table Lamp  Mommo Designs
  171. Retro DIY Sideboard  Sugar & Cloth
  172. Storage Coffee Tables  Oh Joy
  173. Tarva Nightstand  Kreativfieber
  174. Colorful Credenza  Trend Shock
  175. Rolling Drinks Table  Kicsihaz
  176. Kitchen Rail Hanging Planter  House of Hepworths
  177. Mid Century Modern Coffee Table  Triple Max Tons
  178. Cane Sideboard  Burkatron
  179. Web Look Cushion  Paul Svera
  180. Scallop Cabinet  Rum Hemma
  181. Slim Dressing Table  The Crazy Kitchen
  182. Craft Paper Dispenser  A Little Bit OCD
  183. Wooden Top Table  Undeclared Panache
  184. IKEA Vanity Hack  Sugar & Cloth
  185. Toy Car Ramp  Tear Free Travel
  186. Farmhouse Mirror Frame  Edea Smith
  187. Vine Lights Chandelier One O
  188. Spice Rack Bedside Shelf  Apartment Therapy
  189. Modern Bathroom Vanity  Create/Enjoy
  190. Modern Hollywood Regency Credenza  A Beautiful Mess
  191. Contact Paper Desk hack  Happy Mundane
  192. DIY Brass Drawer Fronts  Sugar & Cloth
  193. Simple IKEA Desk Hack  Advice from a Twenty Something
  194. Woven Leather Bench  A Beautiful Mess
  195. Tripod Succulent Planter  Lonny
  196. Cutting Board Stand  Curbly
  197. Dresser Makeover  In My Own Style
  198. Farmhouse Table  East Coast Creative
  199. Industrial Farmhouse Spice Rack  The Inspired Hive
  200. Jewelry Display Cupcait
  201. Decoupage Spice Racks  Very Legend Aryee
  202. Thumbtack Mirror  Curbly
  203. Mandal Headboard Hack  Apartment Therapy
  204. Funky Shelving Rack Bidoulles
  205. Rolling Kitchen Island/Breakfast Bar  Club Crafted
  206. Cutting Board Clock  Ich Designer
  207. DIY Standing Desk  Paper & Stitch
  208. Cat Litter Box Cabinet  Salty Canary
  209. Farmhouse Vegetable Bin  Show & Tell U
  210. Farmhouse Entryway Table  My Fabuless Life
  211. Coffee Cart Hack  Charmed Crown & Co
  212. DIY Pouf  Kristi Murphy
  213. Library Cabinet Hack  City Farmhouse
  214. Bathtub Tray Ich Designer
  215. Kallax Coffee Table Hack  Fraukeks
  216. Modern Credenza  Prosel Pin Blog
  217. Leather Lounge Chair  Style Me Pretty
  218. DIY Sputnik Chandelier  Dwellings By DeVore
  219. Bamboo Planter   A Pumpkin & a Princess
  220. Modern Pet Food Stand  Almost Makes Perfect
  221. DIY Wallpaper Stools  This Little Street
  222. Metallic Salt & Pepper Shakers Brit & Co
  223. Mirrored Side Table  Ich Designer
  224. IKEA Billy Bookcase Hack Designed Simple
  225. Alseda Stool to Coffee Table  Alice and Lois
  226. Minimal Kitchen Cabinet  The Fresh Exchange
  227. Nursery Cabinet  Allihoppa
  228. Book Bin  Hunker
  229. Scandi Style Planter Hunker
  230. Spa Bath Mat  House of Hepworths
  231. Dollhouse Hack  Easy Like Sunday Morning


If you love IKEA hacks, you will love this list!  Check out all the variety of IKEA hacks you can make for you and your home!

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