7 amazing DIY Ikea furniture projects

The best way to make something completely original is by making - or tweaking - it yourself. These 7 homeowners turned ordinary pieces of Ikea furniture into works of art all on their own!

  1. The little details
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    (design by Granfunkt)
    This owner brought a little bit of glamour into his kitchen by painting the legs of his Ikea kitchen cabinets gold.
  2. From bed frame to room divider
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    (image: Ikea Hackers)
    This owner turned an old Ikea bed frame into a unique divider complete with shelves.
  3. An apothecary-style table out of a Kallax shelf
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    (image: SawDust2Stitches)
    It took several pieces of plywood, lots of elbow grease and plenty of paint to create this look. But personally, we think it was worth it.
  4. An ordinary shelf is given a gold and marble makeover
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    (image: StyleMePretty)
    Thanks to the help of contact paper and gold spray paint, this shelf was given a classy makeover.
  5. Portable planter
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    (image: TheEveryGirl)
    Alright, this isn’t really a DIY project, but this owner did personalised Ikea’s fantastic Raskog cart and turned it into a colourful portable planter.
  6. Decoupage your furniture
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    (image: Vancouver24Hrs)
    This owner gave her ordinary Ikea Lack table some personality by decoupaging its table top with her old concert ticket stubs.
  7. DIY kitchen island counter
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    (image: GoldenBoysandMe)
    With the help of an Ikea butcher block and a Billy bookshelf flipped onto its side, this owner made himself a kitchen island.