{trending tuesday} 6 Fun & Easy Ikea Hacks


Today’s trends are not always about one certain style or product.  Trends can be found in all different areas or types of design. A huge up and coming trend is the furniture hacking trend. Most commonly done with Ikea products because of the broad range of furniture and inexpensive cost, furniture hacking is when a piece of new furniture is immediately refinished or repurposed for another use. With minimal handyman skills and a few cans of spray paint, anyone can pull off these fun and easy Ikea Hacks!


This ikea hack upgrades the TARVA dresser to a whole new level. It’s amazing what a can of paint and some beautiful gold hardware can do! You can see the tutorial here.


This hack turns a $15.00 ikea stool into a colorful masterpiece! You can find the tutorial and make your own washi tape stool here. No Paint necessary! Want to get a little more crafty or don’t have washi tape on hand? It’s alright, grab the paint brushes!

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This DIY ikea hack is very simple! Using one of ikea’s most popular metal and glass shelving units and some spray paint, you’ll  have a great organization piece in a few short steps. View the tutorial here.

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This ikea hack features the infamous HEMNES coffee table. Give you’re home a rustic look with this DIY transformation! Catch the full tutorial here.

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This RAST 3 drawer chest can transform into a fun and colorful piece right before your eyes.  Perfect addition to a girls room! Check out this easy DIY tutorial here.

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This hack complies a few ikea pieces into one creating a custom mail center. This one might be the most challenging DIY project but this one is worth it! You can view the tutorial here.

Do any of these Ikea hacks catch you’re eye? The tutorials are all provided and will walk you through the step by step process! Don’t have an ikea nearby? Check out you’re local target or thrift store and I bet you’ll be surprised what you can find! It’s time to get out those paint brushes and get creative! Happy Trending!

xo, Emma


  1. Great ideas!

  2. Love the washi tape idea! I don’t like painting.

  3. Great ideas! I love the mail station area. Great for small homes and small foyers. =)


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