Hacking It: 7 New IKEA Hacks that Look High-Class

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Can you believe this came from IKEA?!
Can you believe this came from IKEA?!

Just when I think I've found all the IKEA hacks possible, I run into even more amazing customizations almost anyone can afford. How could I not be giddy when a MALM dresser magically floats on the wall or an IVAR is transformed into a 19th-century antique? These 5 new IKEA hacks show that big style doesn't have to mean a big budget.











1. BESTA Photography Display
Here's a great home office idea: Display your photography or art in BESTA Glass door cabinets. You could make a collage or display wallpaper. Really, the possibilities are endless.
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2. Box O' KARLSTAD
Inspired by the design of the $7,000 Autobahn sofa, Susannah Koger built a box around her KARLSTAD sofa using birch plywood. Sleek!
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3. HESSUM Stair Runner
This gorgeous stair runner was created using eight patterned HESSUM rugs and antique decorative nails.
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Related: 5 amazing IKEA LACK table makeovers


4. Built-In MALM Dresser
Though it looks like an expensive custom addition, this floating storage structure consists of two MALM dressers that are totally within your budget.
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5. Card File Drawers
Is than an antique? Nope! These vintage-inspired card file drawers are made of MOPPE craft drawers
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6. Mini Greenhouse
This clever hack is nice for those with a green thumb. Use SAMLA boxes and lids to grow seedlings.
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Related: 25 must-have new items from IKEA


7. Retro Chest of Drawers
This retro-colored chest of drawers inspired by Shinzi Katoh is perfect for a kid's room.
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- By Jan Halvarson
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BESTA Photography Display
BESTA Photography Display
Box O' KARLSTAD
Box O' KARLSTAD
HESSUM Stair Runner
HESSUM Stair Runner
Built-In MALM Dresser
Built-In MALM Dresser
Card File Drawers
Card File Drawers
Mini Greenhouse
Mini Greenhouse
Retro Chest of Drawers
Retro Chest of Drawers
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