One of the advantages of the Ikea furniture that we love so much is that they are only beautiful, functional and cheap, but they can also be easily adapted to other different needs that they were designed for. With a couple of tools and a little expertise, you can turn classic Ikea furniture into beautiful, totally new and avant-garde pieces. You don’t even need a lot of money: with a couple of basic tools that you will surely have at home and something else, you have that new piece of furniture you need solved.
Ikea is known for its wide range of affordable and functional furniture, and some of them are especially easy to adapt and hack to suit your needs and lifestyle. We’ve done some reviews of our favorite pieces, because we’re fans of the brand (Who isn’t?!) From the modern and top-notch accessories to the larger furniture that will draw all the attention in your house’s rooms, the options are infinite. Furthermore, The product made by Ikea are built with high-quality materials and durability, which means that they will last for many years and will remain an attractive and functional part of any home.
Unlock the Full Potential of Your IKEA Furniture
If there’s one time-tested classic that represents the Ikea spirit, it is the BILLY bookcase: This classic piece is not only functional but also can turn into several versions of itself. There are already different versions of the BILLY, like the one with five shelves, wide or narrow variations, or the shorter one with two shelves, for different spaces. You can take a look also at the BILLY with glass doors, or with just lower doors (without glass).
With three different colors available (white, birch veneer and black-brown), until this point, you don’t need any work to adapt this Ikea bookcase to your house. Just have to find the right one that fits your space better. But, if you feel intrepid, try changing the color or putting on some wallpaper.
The LACK collection works well when it comes to adapting to countless spaces shapes and sizes. The wall shelf units, or the simple wall shelves, are great to create spaces for decorative objects without drawing much attention. By the way they are designed, they will make nice, elegant shelves. The coffee table and the side table are Ikea’s bestsellers for many years. They come in different sizes, heights and widths, and match other lines like the KALLAX, the LAIVA and the BRIMNES, so you can combine them to hack the original design. They also come in different colors.
The Possibilities Are Countless in IKEA
The KALLAX shelving units, as i just told you, are also adaptable and hackable. They’re a very versatile storage solution that can be used as a bookshelf, a storage unit for toys or even as a wine rack. Doors, drawers and back panels can be added to further customize it.
Also check on the SKRUVBY cabinet with glass doors, available in black or white. it is designed to perfectly combine with each other. You can mix and match them as you like or use each piece of furniture as a beautiful accent element. Details such as the profiled edges of the upper and lower panel, as well as the forged handles, give the furniture an elegant look and add to the traditional style.