2016’s Best Ikea Hacks (So Far)

Sixteen new DIY projects to add to your list.

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1. The Cabinet Turned Mural
There’s your typical storage, and then there’s this. Stack two sets of a pair of Ivar cabinets side by side, and paint a mural of your choosing or cover with a graphic wallpaper.

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2. The Stylist Organizer
A slatted bed base becomes a wall-mounted storage solution for the home office – bonus points for being both stylish and functional. Get the how-to here.

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3. The Comfy Ottoman
Enter one budget-friendly DIY that takes under an hour to make and only requires a cushion plus a cover. Get the scoop onPoppytalk!

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4. The Planter That Rocks!
An everyday planter reinvented with an edgy texture that exudes fearless style with a bright pop of color.

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5. The Baby-Gym
An IKEA hack even the little ones would approve of. See how one blogger turned a colorful mobile into a minimalist baby gym!

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6. The Bathroom Hack
Meet Superfront, a Swedish company that offers a variety of stylish accessories with the purpose of elevating IKEA basics. It’s hard to believe that this was once just a plain sink cabinet!

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7. The Office Trays-Turned-Planters
Repurpose these ordinary office organizers into sleek planters by simply placing the lids on the base and filling the trays with your favorite greens!

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8. The Colourful Frame
Lend a touch of color to your wall art with painted frame mats. Here’s how!

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9. The Minimalist Dishes
Paint transforms these basic coasters into chic and minimal trinket dishes. Get the how-to here.

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10. The Pendent Wrap
For the overhead lighting that looks a bit outdated or plain, add a delicate yarn accent for a more dressed up feel. Get the scoop here.

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11. The Double-Duty Frames
Spray painted (and double-sided!) frames make for the best wedding party props. See how this bride customized the frames for her big day.

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12. The Mod-Planter
Terracotta planters are a thing of the past. Reinvent IKEA’s Ingefara planter with a fresh coat of paint.

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13. The Vanity Stool
You’ve probably seen your fair share of this must-have fur-covered stool – here, a DIY that will cost a whole lot less.

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14. The Gilded Pendant
See how one blogger transformed the Melodi pendant into a chic lighting source fit for the dining room.

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15. The Marble Desktop
It’s no secret that a marble finish instantly lends a more refined and elegant feel to just about any space. Here’s how to recreate the look for just a fraction of the price.

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16. The Media Centre
A line of the Sektion fridge top cabinets paired with a slab on top and bottom becomes the media center you never knew you needed.

Time to go to IKEA!

Original Post from Domino.com