8 Brilliant IKEA Hacks for Baby

8 Brilliant IKEA Hacks for Baby

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Taryn Williford
Mar 22, 2016

I don't have any kids, but I imagine when I do, I'm going to have a "Disneyland" rule for their first Swedish flat-pack shopping trip: It's not worth the money or the hassle to take them to IKEA before they turn 4 years old (at least, that's when they're first welcome at Småland). But you don't have to take the babe shopping with you to give them their first taste of IKEA hacking.

Above: A wooden dresser turned changing table, spotted in Parker's Cozy & Colorful Nursery Tour.

(Image credit: Sarah Sherman Samuel)

Sarah Sherman Samuel turned a red rocking moose into this fuzzy sheep instead to match her nursery's color scheme. Detailed instructions are on her blog.

(Image credit: Kaley Ann)

Kaley Ann gave the colorful LEKA baby gym a cool black-and-white makeover.

(Image credit: Tabitha Blue)

Tabitha Blue combined a LACK shelf and a BYGEL rail to make this perfect little hanging wardrobe.

(Image credit: The Glitter Guide)

Glitter Guide's Taylor Sterling used the RÅSKOG utility cart to cleverly stash her baby's wardrobe and roll it wherever she needs. I could see the same thing being handy for diapers and changing supplies.

(Image credit: Trendenser)

If you can cut out a cloud shape, you can create these adorably whimsical library shelves from Trendenser, using MOSSLANDA picture rails.

(Image credit: Steve Au/IKEA Hackers)

Proud owner of a Stokke Tripp Trapp high chair? You might want to know that the TROFAST storage box slides perfectly into the pre-slotted rails in the chair, as Steve Au told IKEA Hackers.

(Image credit: IKEA USA)

And last, an idea straight from IKEA USA: Use the FLORT remote control pocket to keep bottles, rattles and bibs handy in your favorite chair.

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