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25 Camping + Outdoor IKEA Hacks for Summer

Now with summer in full gear, it’s time to get living outdoors! From camping to gardening, or simply just basking in the sun, we have found 25 clever hacks to possibly make living easier, and even maybe more affordable.  Check out some of the genius ways you can turn IKEA pieces into a few good summer hacks.

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  • Make an Outdoor Sofa 2 of 26
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    Kicking things off, fashion an outdoor sofa with a Fjellse bed. This hack involves cutting 2 end parts in half creating one side into a back.  Add some cushions and poof! A fun patio sofa!

    Get the how-to here!

  • IKEA Hobo Stove 3 of 26
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    An Ordning cutlery stand gets converted into a wood-burning (hobo) stove for camping with a little help from a dremel tool.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Lantern Hanger 4 of 26
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    The EKBY HÃ…LL shelf bracket is used as a lantern holder for an outdoor deck.

     Find the hack here!

  • Planter Shelf 5 of 26
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     An EKBY shelf is trimmed to fit the length of a window, and three holes were cut to create a cute little planter shelf.

    Get the how-to here!

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    A Solvinden Lightchain gets embellished with a few petals in this fun summery hack!

    Get the how-to here!

  • Ikea Desert Garden 7 of 26
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    Desert plants get needed protection from the sun with this hack using one of IKEA's polycarbonate cabinets.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Sleeping Bag Hack 8 of 26
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    Make a sleeping bag with a little style with an IKEA quilt.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Grill Table 9 of 26
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    Finding a table to hold your tabletop grill at home can be difficult. That's why this little hack using the TASSA baby changing table sits in as a perfect solution.

    Get the how-to here!

  • CD Rack Planters 10 of 26
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    Once you've sold all of your CDs and join the digital world, don't throw out your old CD racks. Instead, turn them into some cute planters for herbs.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Concrete Umbrella Stand 11 of 26
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    The IKEA Melodi lamp shade makes for a perfect mold for an umbrella stand hack.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Small Camping Table 12 of 26
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    Turn a Brada Laptop Support into a camping table to use on the ground.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Even a Birdbath! 13 of 26
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    STRÄNGNÄS candle supports are joined together with a threaded rod and a ANGENÄM plate is added to create this water fountain birdbath hack.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Antonius Plant Stand 14 of 26
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    Make a nice planter stand out of a laundry bag stand.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Grow Your Own Food 15 of 26
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    No space for a garden but still wish to grow your own food?  Perhaps this hydroponic set up using the Trofast and Antonius is the hack you've been looking for.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Bee Shade 16 of 26
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    Bees get a reprieve from the hot sun with the Lova shade.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Sink Turns Plant Stand 17 of 26
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    Bredskär  sinks and Capita legs make for a sturdy plant stand for small spaces.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Window Birdfeeder 18 of 26
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    Turn the Socker greenhouse into a window birdfeeder.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Lillangen + Flower Pot = Bike Rack 19 of 26
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    Make parking the bikes more accessible with this hack using Lillangen brackets from IKEA.

    Get the how-to here!

  • A Lantern Terrarium 20 of 26
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    A MORKT lantern becomes an out of this world terrarium in this hack for a little girl's woodland themed bedroom.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Bathroom Accessory Turns Birdfeeder 21 of 26
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    The LILLHOLMEN bathroom accessories stand flips over for the birds!

    Get the how-to here!

  • New Life for an Old Poang 22 of 26
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    Fix up an old Poang with this hack that becomes an outdoor lounger.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Bjuron Herb Garden 23 of 26
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    Create an outdoor vertical planter with the Bjurön Herb Garden.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Flower Box from a Gorm 24 of 26
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    Shelves from a Gorm shelving unit are used to create a flower box.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Ikea Station Wagon Bed 25 of 26
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    Build a bed in the back of a station wagon with this fun hack using a Dalselv twin bed, with Sultan Lillaker slats.

    Get the how-to here!

  • Vika Umbrella Stand 26 of 26
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    A VIKA table leg gives an outdoor sun umbrella a lift!

    Get the how-to here!

    What will you be hacking this summer?

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