Ikea hack: transformer in mobile Ikea

Ikea hack: furniture transformation


Hack Ikea, What is it about exactly?

For some time now on social networks such as Youtube and Tiktok, typing the appropriate hashtags #ikeahack or #ikeahacks, you are faced with a lot of very interesting videos. Basically, it is nothing more than the transformation of ikea furniture mixed together to create something completely new.


There are also other versions that are mounted together with other elements not belonging to the Swedish furniture factory. Some of these are truly stunning and elegant thanks to a mix of artistic talent and creative genius.

With a little dexterity and creativity it will not be difficult at all to create something truly unique and beautiful. To have a completely new object, for example, it will also be sufficient paint Ikea furniture to your taste.

Ikea furniture transformed: what it takes


Apart from the aforementioned manual skills and creativity, it will take very little.
In some cases a drill, some year and a little bit of glue they will be more than enough.

The beauty of this practice is that anything could become a decorative element if used well.


As will be seen shortly, many pieces of furniture can be transformed simply by purchasing two or more products IKEA. In other cases, however, it will be necessary to take well le measures of the piece to add and look for it somewhere else.


Case by case, as you will see, you might need glue, or paint or oil for treat the wood but nothing more.

Ikea furniture transformation: Ivar


This Ikea furniture is perhaps the most adaptable for the Ikea hack. With very simple lines it is like a blank canvas on which to give free rein to your own fantasia.

There are extremely simple solutions, others much more complex.

Ivar cabinet with assembled legs and handle ready to be decorated - photo by Pinterest
For a desk very quick to make for example they will only serve two Ivar furniture and a custom-made wood top. With the two pieces of furniture that will act as a base on the sides it will be possible to create a station long at least 220 cm (80×2 for Ivar and 60 cm for the seat).

Restiling completo del mobile Ivar- foto by Pinterest
There will be no need for screws or glues, so you can easily disassemble to reuse the pieces as you wish. The goodness of 80 cm the more the thickness of the top makes it higher than the standard of normal desks but, with the right chair, it can be really comfortable, even as a worktop.

Assembly phase of the legs on an Ivar piece of furniture.  Photo by Pinterest
Add some legs and coloring the Ivar furniture as you wish can give you a lot of satisfaction. In this case it will be enough to buy them separately, together with some handles and a little bit of year.

Overturn then the cabinet to fix the legs, being careful in the put them flush for a stability perfect. Another thing to calculate well is the length of the screws which must not exceed the thickness of the bottom of the cabinet.

Once done, just color the furniture and mount the handles.

In image gallery it is clear how the possibilities of furnishing with ikea furniture processed starting from Ivar, there are really a lot of them.

Ikea Hack: plant shelf or lamp holder


Thanks to the simple shelf Ikea in wood SandHult it is possible, with very few steps, to create a coaster in rope or a support for a lamp.

A simple hole is enough to mount the lamp
The realization of the first is really elementary. In fact, it will be enough to mount the shelf on the wall and then fix it the buttonhole that will hold the vase.

Lamp holders made with the IKEA shelf.  Photo by Pinterest
The lamp holderon the other hand, this is also very simple, it will only require realization a forum to pass the wire.

These two solutions really are minimal and the same economic, just think that the shelf barely costs 3 euro.

Ikea furniture transformed: bedside tables


Even this solution, as minimalist as it is ingenious, creates with two simple shelves, a suspended bedside table very stylish.

Bedside table made with two Ikea shelves.  Photo by Pinterest
It will simply be necessary to purchase two shelves Moslanda (5 euros each), The first shelf will be fixed normally, the other instead up side down to close.

One will come to form niche to which you can add one led strip to have a suggestive lighting.

Island with castors for the kitchen


Another brilliant idea to modify Ikea furniture is the creation of a comfortable one kitchen island with wheels.


Mobile will be needed Kallax, the wheels Rill, a couple of cutting boards Lamplig, two branches kallax ed oil for wood Stockryd.

Secure the wheels with a drill
The mobile Kallax will go mounted exactly as you give instructions in pack. They will then go mount the wheels at the base, considering that it will be necessary to buy 16 screws, always paying attention to their length.

Mobile island completed photo by Pinterest
Insert the two doors as you prefer, alternating or both on the same side.

Then mount the table top using the Bamboo cutting boards, which will go first treated with oil protective. Then glue the tops with wood glue and that’s it.

Ikea Hack: living room furniture with less than 200 euros


Always mobile Kallax can help you make a mobile for really cheap stay.

Tile the furniture in this way
Just buy a Kallax piece of furniture square, two verticals, one single and the other double and the legs Brynilen to lift everything off the ground.

For the legs, however, you can go to feeling. Also on Amazon they sell the most disparate models.

It will therefore be sufficient to place the furniture side by side by mounting however a single panel among the various elements (see photo). Finally assemble the legs and the furniture will be ready.

Thanks to the wide choice of containers, in view of e drawers that Ikea offers you can decorate this piece of furniture as you like.

Furnishing with transformed Ikea furniture: the Lack coffee table


A final solution that is as ingenious as it is economical is to transform the coffee table to your taste Lack with some old magazines or with gods comics.

Glue the magazines on the floor.  Photo by Cleverly
Just buy the small table (less than 8 euros), dei wooden slats, a little bit of glue and magazine pages at will.

Place the wooden strips all around the perimeter.  Photo by Cleverly
Take the magazines and arrange them on the table gluing them accurately. Cut the wooden strips, gluing them on the whole as well perimeter.

Place the glass top.  photo by Cleverly
Finally, put a piano of glass on the surface of the appropriate size.
This is a job that will take no more than a couple of hours, but with a guaranteed effect.

So for to furnish with Ikea, but in a completely different way, all that remains is to take a nice trip on the main social networks by typing the magic words Hack Ikea.


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