IKEA's many versatile products are practically begging to be repurposed—a challenge that DIY decorators and home décor enthusiasts have eagerly accepted. The end result: an Internet stockpile of IKEA hacks, few of which are actually practical. In an effort to cut through the clutter, in search of the best IKEA hacks out there. We decided to clear the air even further, whittling down their 25 selections to just five hacks—all of which fulfill our three requirements: They are stylish, realistic, and deceptively expensive-looking. Grab your glue gun and turn your minimalist IKEA pieces into statement-making fixtures today.
Add a decorative pop of green to your home using gravel, potting soil, screen, and a fern. Learn more over at .
Add extra storage space to your bathroom by repurposing the Mosslanda picture ledge as a bathroom catch-all. Get the DIY details on .
With a little paint, a towel bar, and a carrara marble top, you can transform IKEA's kitchen cart into a chic makeshift island. Head over to for the full breakdown.
A little architectural elbow grease turns the minimalist Billy bookcase into an elegant built-in library. has the details.
Pair IKEA's classic Ekby Alex shelf with some wooden legs and a sheepskin-covered bench to create the perfect small-space vanity. Check out for the full instructions.
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