10+ DIYS + Hacks from IKEA’s Stylists

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Ikea Stylist Hacks DIYs
1. DIY Bureau Goes Old School
Turn a RAST dresser into an old filing cabinet look. I would love to see this in it’s original pine. 
Click here for the how-to.
Ikea RAST dresser hack
Makeover a RAST dresser from IKEA
2. Give Your Dresser New Life
A MALM dresser gets a new look using fabric. Click here for the video
Before After Malm Dresser Ikea Hack
3. Industrial to Elegant
A HYLLIS Shelf gets an upgrade with a little help from some paint and mesh board.
Hyllis Hack Ikea shelving
4. Upgrade Your Plates
Create unique tableware from your white plates using ceramic paints. 
Click here for more info.
DIY Painted plates
Ikea hack plates
5. IVAR Folding Screen
We’ve seen this concept before with the IVAR dressers. Turn IVAR end frames into a folding screen. 
Click here for the how-to.
Ivar folding screen hack

6. Summer Fresh Still Lifes

Preserve your favourite flowers in vases or frames.
Click here.
7.  Centre Stage
By placing the carpet in the centre of the room, it creates a lighter, spacious feel.
More info here.

8. Sheets Become Curtains

Recycle sheets into curtains, with this simple idea.
More info here.
9.  Joy Division
Create a new space by dividing a room using fabric attached to the ceiling.
More info here.
10. Make a Sofa
Add an upholstered cushion and pillows to make a new nook.
More info here.
nook with pillows ikea
11. DIY Personal Light Loop
Lights, photos, clothespins!
Click here to see
a string of lights and photos

Jan Halvarson

Jan founded Poppytalk in 2005 while a student at Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design (now ECU) to catalogue inspiration from typography to interior design. Since then she’s collaborated with Target (creating a limited edition glamping collection), a wallpaper collection with Milton & King, as well has written as a contributor at Wired, Martha Stewart and Huffington Post.