These IKEA Kitchen Hacks Will Change Your Life Forever!


Just because you want to spruce up your kitchen, doesn’t mean you need to spend a lot of money. Check out these 15 amazing IKEA kitchen hacks and prepare to have your life changed forever!

Wine Crate Drawer Fronts

When the bloggers at Hunted Interior realized that they had to add some extra counter space to their tiny kitchen, they decided to modified the IKEA Forhoja to fit the space. Check out their awesome interior project here and create a wine crate drawer for your kitchen.


Added Counter Space

A blogger from Oliver and Rust decided to use the IKEA Bekvam kitchen cart in order to add counter space for a much cheaper price. Check out the easy tutorial here.


Kitchen Island

Using a Slähult table top and Expedit shelf unit you will be able to create an easy kitchen island. To fasten the top to the shelf unit, straighten out 4 Vågen curtain rod brackets to an L-shape, then screw the top and shelf unit together. See more here.

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Breakfast Bar with Dish and Silverware Storage

For this, you’ll need a Bygel Utility Cart, Ekby Stilig Bracket, White Olov table legs (optional), a Franklin bar stool, a Gerton Table Top, a LÄMPLIG chopping board and small Pluggis containers. See the tutorial here.

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A Hideaway Dining Table

This cool dining table is actually made of an IKEA Monstad mirror and IKEA stool. The hack is meant to turn the mirror into a stowaway dining table that seats 6 people and is perfect for those who have a small apartment but want to host a bunch of friends. Check out the tutorial here.

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Dining Room Buffet

Create a dining room buffet using the IKEA Tarva Chest and IKEA Lansa Handles, sand paper, wood filler, milk paint and a satin finish top coat. This is for beginner level hackers but the only tricky part is filling in the drawer knob holes. See the full instructions here.

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A Place For Your Long Stemmed Utensils

Sick of not having a place to store your long stemmed utensils? So was Megan from “Not Martha”, who opted for solid stainless canisters from storables and found a way to attach them to the bars with wire cables and ferrules. See her tutorial here.

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Wine Rack

Geoff Shorten from Alberta, Canada used the Grundtal double towel bar in order to make a wine rack that will impress his guests whenever they come for a visit. The result is very sturdy. Check out how to get yours here.

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Indoor Herb Garden

This easy project from Curbly requires an IKEA Vurm wine rack, pint glasses, chalkboard paint, latex paint, rocks and plants. The only difficult part about the project is having to paint the bottom of the pint glasses. Get yours done using instructions from the link.

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Chic Wine Bar

Using the Akurum Oak Butcher Block Counter Tops, Numerar Base Cabinets and Rationell Drawer Fronts, these talented bloggers created a super cool wine bar and storage place for their kitchen. You can try making yours with their help.

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