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10 Genius IKEA Hacks That Won't Break The Bank

You guys! It has nearly been a year since I've written for my blog! That is unacceptable! Preposterous! Insane! But let's be real here, being a full time mom, student and worker takes a lot of time and effort. Bare with me though as I begin to add more content to the blog!

As you may know, I have a love of all things IKEA. From the furniture to the decor, IKEA does no wrong! What's even more amazing is the many different hacks that have been created! I know I've done a hack or two with my IKEA purchases. ;) 

Let's get down to it! I've chosen 10 IKEA hacks that I love, that you won't have to go broke over! Enjoy! 

Real Happy Space
1. Industrial Style Bookshelf - This bookshelf is just my style! From the ease of the hack, to the overall thought out design, this hack is one for the books!

Loving Heart Happy Home
2. KALLAX Painting Hack - Now, this hack is one that I did myself! A KALLAX shelving unit, primer, and a bit of spray paint later, this hack was simpler than I first thought. Three years later, the paint is still holding up!

Dwellings by Devore
3. Gold Upholstered BenchTV unit turned bench, this hack is the perfect display of how a unit can be completely hacked into a new creation! 

Preciously Me
4. Gold Foil Malm Dresser - I have seen many hacks on the Malm dresser, but this gorgeously simple hack goes down as my favorite. All it took was gold foil contact paper to complete this stunning new piece of furniture.

Loving Heart Happy Home
5. Latt Table Hack - Another of the hacks that I pursued, this table took all of a couple of days and a few extra pieces of wood to create. My son loved that he could store all of his art supplies in his desk. 

Jenna Sue Design
6. Ikea Pax Wardrobe Hack - A sheet of plywood, nail gun, splash of paint, and some caulk and you've got yourself a chic, updated Pax wardrobe system. The inside is just as beautiful as the outside!

Sarah Sherman Samuel
7. Tarva Dresser Hack - This whimsical dresser hack is perfect for a soft nursery, or even a muted living room. Paint goes a long way on anything, and adding these beautiful handles gives the dresser a little something extra. 

Sugar & Cloth
8. Stikwood Headboard - Looking for a way to spruce up your Malm bed frame? This is the perfect way to add a little pizzazz! Using any peel and stick wood or tiles will really bring your headboard to life.

East Coast Creative
9. Farmhouse Table - If this is not the prettiest Ingo hack, then I don't know what is! The stain gives it an added touch of "farmhouse fresh." 

Jackie DiCi
 10. Malm Drawers Hack - Hardware always seems to make a simple piece look so much more elegant. Who knew that adding brackets and handle could make the Malm dresser look like it came straight out of a catalog?

I'm not sure which hack is my favorite (although I do LOVE my TV stand still ;) ), but every one is unique, and easily attainable in its own way. From simple to chic, these 10 hacks makes Ikea one of my favorite furniture stores to go to!

Be sure to check back soon as I will be adding a few more of my own Ikea hacks that I've been planning for our new place!

Which hack was your favorite from the list above?


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