1. Geometric Pouf
Want a spot to rest your feet without splurging on a budget-breaking buy? This DIY pouf from Kristi Murphy upgrades an IKEA footstool to create this geometric, black-and-white pouf.
2. Modern Vanity
If you're looking for a chic alternative to your standard vanity, check out this super-glam IKEA creation from A New Bloom. She paired the EKBY ALEX shelving with old-school wooden legs and a sheepskin-covered bench to create a gorgeous place to spend your mornings.
3. Tea Chest
Tea people know: Storing your tea neatly can be a challenge. That's why we love this colorful tea chest from Sugar Bush Avenue so much. Taking an IKEA MÖPPE chest of drawers (sadly, not currently available through official channels in the US) and adding a bright burst of color to the front makes an ingenious solution to any tea storage problem.
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4. Mid-Century Coffee Table
It's rare you get something so classy from IKEA's seen-everywhere LACK coffee table, but blogger Triple Max Ton's pulled it off. By removing the lower shelf and attaching wooden tapered legs, she created a mid-century classic that's entirely modern.
5. Play Kitchen
IKEA's DUKTIG play kitchen is a godsend for parents with kitchen-oriented kids, but why not make it a little snazzier? Babykins did just that, adding subway tile, a metallic gold-painted faucet, mood lighting, and itty-bitty accessories to make the perfect grown-up kitchen for little ones.
6. White & Brass Dresser
Here's a simple one with huge impact: Blogger Sarah Sherman Samuel of Smitten Studio upgraded the plain-wood TARVA chest with a coat of white paint and some brass knobs. The end result? Stunning.
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7. Mid-Century Bar Cabinet
We're in love with Brittany Make's beautiful bar cabinet, which uses brass knobs and faux bois gold foil wrapping paper to create a high-style (and easy to make!) addition to any living room.
8. Patterned Side Table
Dwell Beautiful transformed this quirky IKEA side table into a gold-patterned statement piece using only masking table and gold paint to make a fantastic addition to any hallway or living room.
9. Gold & Marble Coffee Table
It's totally possible to have a sleek gold-and-glass coffee table (with a marble bottom!) without spending a fortune. Just look at The Hunted Interior for proof: She updated the VITTSJÖ nesting tables with gold spray paint and a marble slab to create a classic — but still inexpensive — look.
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10. Patterned Ottoman
Blogger Petite Party Studio took a rough find from IKEA's as-is section and made it shine. By adding some cheerful floral fabric, she made a boring ottoman so much more interesting.
11. Rustic Card File Drawers
Here's another MÖPPE update: The Painted Hive found their birch wood boring (rightfully so!), so she transformed them into these gorgeous, rustic card file drawers, complete with brass pulls. What a great place to store small items!
12. TV Console
We're obsessed with this amazing makeover from The Desi Wonder Woman, who took an ugly black console and made it light and airy, with offset gold legs. It's an amazing makeover that proves how much difference a coat of white paint makes.
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13. Floating Credenza
Who needs legs? This floating credenza from Sugar and Cloth updates the BESTÅ shelf unit with a stained wooden panel to create a beautiful statement piece — with plenty of secret storage. We'll take two, thanks!