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Top 10 Ikea hacks from around the web

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Ikea furniture never looked so good! Turn your Ikea furniture into the fabulous decor your home deserves with these gorgeous and amazing hacks on your favorite items.
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Latt table and chairs

Latt table and chairs

Photo credit: Tinker with This

Turn your child's play table into their very own personal space using this awesome Ikea hack. After staining the Latt children's table and chairs in a lovely shade of gray prior to piecing the items together, the blogger added a cute fabric to the chairs. She then painted the table's surface with chalkboard paint and fitted a piece of Plexiglas to the surface, making it safe for eating and easily removable for play.

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Lack side table

Lack side table

Photo credit: Meet the Dubiens

Any mom who has a child with an obsession for Legos needs to check out this great hack on a Lack side table. By simply gluing a Lego Duplo base to the table, moms can use any play set of their choosing for their kids' playing pleasure. Set it up with or without the play set for a great holiday gift!

3

Forhoja kitchen cart

3 Forhoja kitchen cart

Photo credit: The Hunted Interior

The Forhoja kitchen cart creates not only a lot of space in your kitchen, but extra storage as well. Turn yours into a sunny place for storing wine by taking on this awesome hack from The Hunted Interior. The blogger painted it a pretty yellow as well as cut down, stained and glued wine crates to the pre-existing drawers. By adding a stern piece of hardware, the hack looks like it's worth much more than the original $100 price tag.

4

Harry birch chair

Harry birch chair

Photo credit: Little Green Notebook

Turn your Harry birch chair into a fancy item for your decor with a little bit of paint and a Sharpie marker. After spray painting the legs, the blogger in this hack made swirling leopard spots on the fabric to take this chair from blah to a chic staple in her home.

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Hissmon table

Hissmon table

Photo credit: Just Bella Blog

The blogger behind this glamorous Ikea hack created her table using an Ikea tabletop and discontinued legs. As an alternative, we suggest hacking the Hissmon table into a similar beauty of your own. Spray paint the legs gold, and voila — you have instant glam for your office space.

6

Expedit shelving

Expedit shelving

Photo credit: 101 Woonindeeen

Another fabulous Ikea hack for children is this take on the Expedit shelving unit. Using a house decal, the blogger glued pieces of scrapbook paper to the back of the unit for a pretty and fun dollhouse for a little girl's imaginary play. Add pieces of furniture to each space or cut out room pieces to personalize the dollhouse even more.

7

Rast dresser

Rast dresser

Photo credit: Marcus Design

Using inspiration from the Draper chest, Nancy from Marcus Design took two Ikea Rast dressers and turned them into a luxurious decor item. After priming, painting and designing the dresser fronts, Nancy added bronze pulls to top off the beauty of her new furniture. For a total of $120, you can barely recognize this Ikea hack.

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Malm dresser

Malm dresser

Photo credit: Amanda Carol Interiors

An Ikea Malm dresser goes completely glam with a little bit of patience and a whole lot of creativity in this fabulous hack from Amanda Carol Interiors. Amanda applied gold spray paint to the white overlays she purchased. After allowing them to dry, she simply stuck them on, allowing for change in the future if she feels the need.

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Malm dressing table

Malm dressing table

Photo credit: The Pinterest Project

With this simple but fabulous Ikea hack, this blogger was able to turn her Malm dressing table into a vanity area in her bedroom. After adding a bit of black paint, the dressing table went from good to great!

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Moppe drawers

Moppe drawers

Photo credit: The Painted Hive

Kristine from The Painted Hive needed some storage in her home but wanted something with a little more style than a plain card box. Using the Moppe drawers from Ikea, she hacked her way to vintage perfection using a little bit of stain and card holder pull handles. Her result is astonishing!

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