Swedish furniture retailer Ikea’s the go-to for affordable furniture pieces with the chic Scandinavian style, but that’s just it. You’ll likely wind up with standard pieces that everyone else has. But think outside the box, and there are plenty of ways to change up your basic furniture.
In fact, the #ikeahacks hashtag is a thing. Here, we’ve scoured the Internet for great ideas that give some of Ikea’s bestselling buys a fresh and creative spin. Some may require a little more elbow grease as well as DIY know-how, but there are also those that anyone can achieve with a bit of crafting.