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22 IKEA Hacks for Frugal Home Decor

These DIY IKEA hacks provide designer-quality furniture at a fraction of the price!

22 IKEA Hacks for Frugal Home Decor

You don't have to spend a lot of money to have designer-quality decor in your home! These cheap IKEA hacks will turn inexpensive furniture into signature furniture pieces for your home. These home improvement projects mainly use unfinished furniture giving you the creative freedom to design your own furniture to match both your current interior design and your unique personality! 

From delightful DIY decor to essential entertaining items, these tutorials will transform inexpensive IKEA items into modern marvels! These easy IKEA hacks will fit into your tight budget to re-decorate your home without the excessive expense. Take a quick trip to your local store and try some of these IKEA hacks today!

1. DIY Bar Cabinet

Transform a simple wooden cabinet into a chic bar cabinet with this tutorial! This kid-proof bar will add vibrancy to your home and is perfect for entertaining!

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Ikea Hack: DIY Bar Cabinet

2. DIY Hanging Lampshade

Why spend money on expensive lighting features when you can create your own elegant hanging lights from an IKEA colander? This regal lampshade will cost less than $15!

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IKEA Hack: DIY Hanging Lampshade

3. DIY Kate Spade Desk

This Kate Spade-inspired desk will turn any boring piece of furniture into a modern marvel! This DIY designer decor will create a piece of signature furniture for your home.

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DIY Kate Spade Desk

4. DIY Bar Cart

Do you have an old organizer cabinet? Transform it into a rolling bar cart that will change the way you entertain forever!

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DIY Bar Cart

5. DIY Bedside Table

This Anthropologie-inspired nightstand uses an inexpensive piece of IKEA furniture to replicate the designer-quality furniture. You'll sleep easy knowing how much you saved on this DIY project!

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Ikea Hack: DIY Bedside Table

6. DIY Bed Frame Couch

This DIY IKEA hack turns an old bed frame into a comfortable couch! This seating solution supplies a soft sofa at an affordable price!

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DIY Couch IKEA Hack

7. DIY Crate Footstool with Storage

This rolling ottoman is the perfect way to upcycle an old crate! By re-purposing jeans, you have a piece of farmhouse decor in a few easy steps!

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DIY Denim IKEA Crate Footstool with Storage

8. Wanderlust Global Drawers

Transform an unfinished cabinet into a decoupaged dream with this tutorial! This simple IKEA idea provides a piece of bohemian furniture perfect for a globetrotter!

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Wanderlust Global Drawers IKEA Hack

9. Club Chairs

Who knew a few simple stitches could transform a chair into a signature seat! This tutorial will show you how to turn a cheap chair into a piece of designer decor!

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IKEA Hack Club Chairs

10. Stunning Marbled Chair

Add texture to your throne with this decoration hack! Turn any plain chair into a piece of modern art.

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Stunning Marbled Ikea Chair Hack

11. DIY Coffee Table

Save money by assembling your own coffee table! You'll have the freedom to design the aspects of your table to make it ideal for your living room!

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IKEA Hack DIY Coffee Table

12. DIY Jewelry Box

Re-purpose a simple wooden box into a DIY jewelry box! This box includes space for hanging bracelets and earrings.

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IKEA Hack DIY Jewelry Box

13. Canopy Bed Frame

Create a canopy bed for your child's room! This no-stress project uses velcro for an easily attached canopy!

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Amazing IKEA Bed Frame Hack

14. Gorgeous Ombre Dresser

Create a custom dresser with this easy ombre painting tutorial! Don't buy an expensive, decorated dresser when you can create your own at a fraction of the price!

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Gorgeous Ombre IKEA Dresser Hack

15. DIY Mug Rack

This inexpensive IKEA hack will provide an open way to display your coffee mugs! You can install this coffee mug station in less than ten minutes!

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Grundtal Bar Hack DIY Mug Rack

16. Dressed Up Decoupage Dresser

Calling all book lovers! This decoupaged dresser celebrates the written word by adding a variety of text to your furniture!

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Dressed Up Decoupage Dresser

17. Polka Dot Serving Dish

Create a serving tray from a wooden picture frame! This modern design creates a practical tray without a high price!

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Ikea Hack - Polka Dot Serving Dish

18. DIY Night Stand

Decorating your own unfinished furniture is a great way to cut back on expenses! Frugal furniture can look like the designer-quality finished product in just a few steps!

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IKEA Rast Hack DIY Night Stand

19. DIY Desk Makeover

Perform a DIY desk makeover to transform your home office! Turn your outdated desk into a piece of office furniture that you'll love to use!

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DIY Desk Makeover

20. Metallic Bar Shelves

A simple coat of spray paint turns cheap shelves from boring to fabulous! These upcycled bar shelves will create an elegant home bar perfect for entertaining!

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Metallic IKEA Hack Bar Shelves

21. Rustic DIY Night Stand

Get a good night's sleep with this rustic nightstand by your bed! Keep all of your personal items within reach so you can have a peaceful rest.

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Rustic Industrial DIY Night Stand

22. Fresh Filing Cabinet Makeover

This filing cabinet hack will help you organized as you can keep your schedule right on the side! By using chalkboard paint, you can write important notes all over the cabinet!

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Fresh Filing Cabinet Makeover

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So many neat ideas here! I'm moving to a new apartment soon, and I'm hoping to switch up some of my decor. I'll have to give some of these a try

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