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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!)
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!
Source: U-Create Crafts
Love the dipped stools that are all over the internet? Make them yourself at half the cost!
Source: Style Me Pretty Living
Fire up this very non-traditional grill using a Varde sink unit. Get the details here.
Source: Ikea Hackers
Now you’re all set to hack summer! Which of these ideas is your favorite? Tell us in the comments below.
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