June 23, 2017

10 Ikea Hacks to Try this Summer

Put a new twist on your favorite IKEA finds this summer! Busy moms, savvy shoppers and DIYers alike will love these creative and budget-friendly hacks.

Keep your countertops clear by mounting this fintorp rail near an outlet. Use coordinating hooks to hang a small basket. Add a cute saying using a white paint pin or vinyl letters for a custom look. It’s the perfect space to charge your gadgets!

Phone Charging Station- IKEA Hacks from Mohawk Home

Source: Polka Dots in the Country

Take a few minutes to get organized one rainy summer day! A plastic bag dispenser becomes gift wrap storage in less than five minutes with this easy tutorial. You’ll thank us once the holidays are here!

Wrapping paper Ikea Hack- Mohawk Home

Source: The Heathered Nest

Attention all Mamas: Never again step on a metal toy car or truck!  This magnetic metal knife rack (Grundtal strip) can be used as an adorable accent for a boy’s room and helps keep these tiny toys out of the floor when playtime is over.

Car Toy Storage Ikea Hack

Source: Just A Girl and Her Blog

Take the Frosta stool from plain to perfectly personalized for your little one’s room. You’ll just need a little paint and a dash of creativity.


Source: Petit and Small

This vibrant indoor herb garden is a fun and easy DIY! Paint the IKEA Socker plant pot with your favorite shades to add a fun splash of color in the kitchen.

Ikea Herb Garden- Mohawk Home

Source: BlogLovin’/A Beautiful Mess

The four-cubed Kallax from Ikea is a best-seller, coming in at only $35. Here it is styled as a luxe bar cart, after brass legs and some glitzy cocktail glasses were added.

Bar Cart Ikea Hack

Source: The Every Girl

Amanda at Sincerely Marie Designs blog built this amazing Pottery-Barn inspired outdoor buffet herself, but you can get a similar look using the Lerhamn table from Ikea. Add a few hooks and a bottle opener to complete the look. (You can also add wheels!)

Outdoor Buffet

If you’re like me, you never miss an opportunity for a good family game night! Make things even more interesting with this DIY prize wheel using a lazy Susan!

Prize Wheel Tutorial- Mohawk Home

Source: U-Create Crafts

Love the dipped stools that are all over the internet? Make them yourself at half the cost!

DIY Dipped Stool- Ikea Hacks- Mohawk Home

Source: Style Me Pretty Living

Fire up this very non-traditional grill using a Varde sink unit. Get the details here.

Ikea Hack- Grill- Mohawk Home

Source: Ikea Hackers

Now you’re all set to hack summer! Which of these ideas is your favorite? Tell us in the comments below.

Mohawk Homescapes is a DIY, lifestyle and home decor blog. It is affiliated with Mohawk Home/Mohawk Industries, the largest area rug manufacturer in the United States. 

10 Ikea Hacks to Try this Summer

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