To pull off a truly spectacular IKEA hack, you need tools, talent and an unflappable vision. You need to be able to look at a footstool and see a shelving unit. Can you tell what IKEA products inspired each of these nearly unrecognizable hacks?
Above: From stool to hanging shelves.
From clothes hamper to side table.
This table was crafted from an ANTONIUS laundry hamper by The Clever Bunny.
From bowl to pendant light.
Kind of a Tom Dixon knock-off, crafted from an ANGENAM platter by Sarah Sherman Samuel for A Beautiful Mess.
From bowls to a globe that's also storage.
From throw to maxi skirt.
From pillowcase to tote bag.
Melissa Esplin was inspired by a challenge from IKEA themselves to make this leather-bottomed tote from a MALIN FIGUR pillowcase.
From stool to kids' toy bicycle.
From vanity mirror to wall sconce.
From vases to a bathroom wall.
From faux-sheepskin rug to vest.
Re-edited from a post originally published 10.4.15-NT