25 New + Awesome IKEA Hacks for Spring ’13

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April is a great time to think about reorganizing or freshening up a space, and what’s funner than a really awesome IKEA hack to be inspired by.  From a PAX murphy bed to improving your workspace, here are 25 new IKEA hacks that I’ve handpicked from across the internet.  Check them out!


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  • BESTA Lego Shelves 2 of 24
    BESTA Lego Shelves
    With the help of some wooden coasters and spray paint, make a set of Lego shelves for that little builder in your life.
    More info here.
  • PAX Murphy Bed 3 of 24
    PAX Murphy Bed
    Save space in a small room with the PAX Murphy bed hack (complete with sliding doors).
    More info here.
  • Flat Screen TV Hack 4 of 24
    Flat Screen TV Hack
    Install a TV on a sloping wall using the REDD shoe rack.
    More info here.
  • Accordion Sconce 5 of 24
    Accordion Sconce
    Make a sconce light out of a FRÄCK accordian bathroom mirror.
    More info here.
  • Mammut Retro Arcade Cabinet 6 of 24
    Mammut Retro Arcade Cabinet
    Create an arcade experience with a MAMMUT childrens shelf unit.
    More info here.
  • Mid-Century Table 7 of 24
    Mid-Century Table
    Make a cool table using a Jokkmokk Table top and mid-century-style hairpin legs.
    More info here.
  • Firetruck Bed 8 of 24
    Firetruck Bed
    A fun hack for a kids bedroom using the KURA kids bed.
    More info here.
  • Lamp Hack 9 of 24
    Lamp Hack
    Make a lamp out of a BLADET vase.
    More info here.
  • Sphere Speakers 10 of 24
    Sphere Speakers
    Hack some speakers out of the BLANDA matt bowl.
    More info here.
  • Pretty Bunk 11 of 24
    Pretty Bunk
    A hack fit for a little princess!
    More info here.
  • Turntable Desk 12 of 24
    Turntable Desk
    The Micke Desk and Besta storage unit become one in this turntable desk hack for the turntablist.
    More info here.
  • A Warmer Sink 13 of 24
    A Warmer Sink
    Add some warmth to the GODMORGEN bathroom cabinet by adding a wood countertop.
    More info here.
  • A Rustick LACK Hack 14 of 24
    A Rustick LACK Hack
    Add some pallets to the LACK in this rustic hack version.
    More info here.
  • A Hack of Trones 15 of 24
    A Hack of Trones
    Improve the look of the cheaper Trone storage units by adding a wooden shelf on top.
    More info here.
  • Built-In STUVA Storage 16 of 24
    Built-In STUVA Storage
    A clever solution for storage in a child's room.
    More info here.
  • Chandelier Candle Holders 17 of 24
    Chandelier Candle Holders
    A customized chandelier using RONAS candle holders.
    More info here.
  • Bathroom Vanity 18 of 24
    Bathroom Vanity
    A clever hack that gives an optical illusion.
    More info here.
  • FAKTUM Sideboard Planter 19 of 24
    FAKTUM Sideboard Planter
    A fun cabinet/planter idea.
    More info here.
  • Floating TV Unit 20 of 24
    Floating TV Unit
    Install the BESTA to make it look like it floats.
    More info here.
  • Bye Bye Bricks 21 of 24
    Bye Bye Bricks
    Cover up an old brick fireplace with SPONTAN Magnet Boards.
    More info here.
  • DIY Play Kitchen 22 of 24
    DIY Play Kitchen
    A cute little play kitchen DIY using MALM nightstands.
    More info here.
  • Stealing Space From the Outside 23 of 24
    Stealing Space From the Outside
    No space inside? Make space outside using for a pantry or closet with a PAX wardrobe.
    More info here.
  • Simple Crib Storage 24 of 24
    Simple Crib Storage
    Add a drawer to the GULLIVER crib.
    More info here.

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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 , Facebook and Pinterest!

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