One of my new year’s resolutions is to get into better shape. With that in mind, I’ve been looking for a stand-up computer desk this past while and have seriously been considering an IKEA hack since what I’m looking for is hard to find. In my search for inspiration I came across some amazing IKEA hacks that I just had to share. From pimping your BILLY into something that looks as good as any custom job to a pretty pendant lamp DIY, click below the jump for 10 of the best hacks I’ve seen in a while!
Pimp Your Billy 1 of 10A pretty amazing customized marvel in a 10-step tutorial.
Planter Turns Pendant 2 of 10A clever IKEA hack by Kicsi HÃ¡z blog! Using the HEMMA hanging light cord, she drilled a hole on the top pulling the cord through and voila! A five minute hack! Can you say pendant light for under $10?
Ikea Hack Coffee Table 3 of 10This rad coffee table was made by the very clever folks at Weekday Carnival by using Ikea's VIKA LERBERG stands and a wooden board.
Two-Toned Lights 4 of 10Loving this super-easy project idea from the September issue of Chatelaine magazine. Customize an Ikea LERAN wicker lampshade by spray painting it two-toned.
Make a Kitchen Island with IKEA LACK Tables 5 of 10Pining for a colorful kitchen island but not wanting to spend a ton of money, Apartment Therapy's Kyle Freeman decided to stack two IKEA LACK side tables to create their own kitchen island.
Ikea Lack Side Table Hack 6 of 10You've probably seen the $7.99 lack side tables at IKEA. And then there's the $149 parsons cube side table from West Elm. Well you can easily put two lack side tables together for the look of a parsons table, at a much lower cost and with more color choices.
Lack Shelving Bench 7 of 10Hack a Lack Shelf into a bench with this clever DIY.
Ikea Rast Side Table Project 8 of 10Turn a plain Rast dresser into a pretty side table.
Accessorize a Children’s Table 9 of 10Turn a simple child's play table into a creative workstation using kitchen accessories from IKEA
iMac Standing Desk 10 of 10Using the EXPEDIT Shelving unit, here's a creative way to get you in shape for the new year!
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