Ikea hacks for living room

If you have some IKEA parts that you can hack and reuse, you can get very stylish items to decorate your living room. Need ideas? Here you are!

couches and chairs

The centerpiece in any living room is a sofa or loveseat, and if you’re looking for a cool IKEA sofa hack – here they are! IKEA Ektorp, Stockholm, Karlstad sofas and Ekebol Couch get a whole new look with paint, new legs and of course new fabric – reupholster to match your room. If you need chairs too, grab a Loksta chair and give it a new lease of life with a new cover or Tullsta chair and cushions, or even retie the cushions for a brand new look.

Storage and TV devices

Storage is a must for any space, and living rooms are no exception. There are tons of ideas you can come up with: renovate Expedit, Kallax, Besta, Ivar, Stockholm and other units depending on what you need and what size and style you are looking for. Decals, paint, contact paper, new legs and even countertops give these units a new look and add a chic storage unit to your space.

home bars

A home bar is an optional thing, some of us have it, some don’t, and you may prefer to move it to the dining room or even your office. Either way, stylish house poles can be made from IKEA utility and kitchen trolleys or even Ivar, Kallax, Valje and Vittsjo units if required, reworked with contact paper, spray paints and rollers.

coffee and side tables

Last but not least there are coffee tables and side tables made from IKEA units. IKEA Vittsjo tables can be hacked into stylish coffee tables or tufted stools as required. You can also make cool caddies or tables out of Frosta stools or even Eket cabinets. Read some DIYs for these units below the pictures and get crafting!

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