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10 of the Best IKEA Hacks!

By poppytalk |

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!

Jan is the co-founder of Poppytalk, a blog about the beautiful, the decayed and the handmade and Poppytalk Handmade, an online curated marketplace. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

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Pimp Your Billy

A pretty amazing customized marvel in a 10-step tutorial.

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Jan Halvarson is a co-founder of Poppytalk, an internationally-lauded design blog with an indie sensibility. She lives and works in Vancouver, Canada. Read bio and latest posts → Read jan's latest posts →

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4 thoughts on “10 of the Best IKEA Hacks!

  1. Audrey says:

    I turned the IKEA kids’ table KRITTER into a custom litter box cover for my two kitties. It was just the right size and my toddler can still use the table top while keeping him out of the litter box! I included info on how I did it. You can see it here: I

  2. poppytalk says:

    Awesome Audrey – I’m going to go check it out now!

  3. Stephanie says:

    This will always be my favourite ikea built in idea. Love it!!

  4. Feldspar says:

    Check out this kool storage bed, made from sustainable American Walnut, available at factory direct prices saving about 60-70%!

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