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9 Awesome IKEA Hacks

As every year ends, and I have time to gather more thoughts towards organizing for the new year, I start to collect ideas and inspiration. And what’s better than adding a few IKEA hacks to the mix. From a new way to store firewood to building a mid-century-style shelving unit, click below to find 9 more awesome finds.  (Above photo by Mathilde Bruneau for ikeahackers.net).

  • Make Room for Firewod 1 of 9
    Make Room for Firewod
    Hack a lack or two to make this awesome wood storage shelf.
    Get the how-to here. (Photo: Mathilde Bruneau)..
  • Hack a Closet 2 of 9
    Hack a Closet
    Create an amazing walk-in closet using Expedit shelving.
    Get the how-to here. (Photo: Peik Helly-Hansen)..
  • How to Hack a Hemma Cord 3 of 9
    How to Hack a Hemma Cord
    A great tutorial on how to take apart a HEMMA lighting cord for making various projects.
    Get the how-to here. (Photo: Michael Hanttula).
  • Cross-stich a Chair 4 of 9
    Cross-stich a Chair
    Add some handmade to your home office with a little cross-stitch action.
    Get the how-to here. (Photo: Lo veo y me gusta).
  • Built-Ins iTune Speakers 5 of 9
    Built-Ins iTune Speakers
    Build a little speaker console for your iTunes. (Great for a teen's room).
    Get the how-to here.
  • Mulit-Child Drafting Tables 6 of 9
    Mulit-Child Drafting Tables
    A great idea to make for kids who like to create.
    Get the how-to here.
  • A Beautiful Backsplash 7 of 9
    A Beautiful Backsplash
    Add some splash to your backsplash with this genius hack. (Don't you love the color of that kitchen aid)?
    Get the how-to here.
  • Mid-Century Shelving 8 of 9
    Mid-Century Shelving
    With a little paint and stain, make this mid-century style shelving unit/home workstation.
    Get the how-to here. (Photo: laurence, montreal canada ).
  • Hack a Sink 9 of 9
    Hack a Sink
    Make a custom vanity using a dining room sideboard.
    Get the how-to 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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