We love seeing the clever ways that people have taken IKEA products and either put them to new uses or made them into something different entirely — and it's especially inspiring to see how people have repurposed IKEA pieces to make life a little easier in a small space. Here are twelve clever ideas to help you make the most of your little space.
From Livet Hemma, shelf brackets repurposed as clothing storage — a nice supplement to a small closet.
These two Billy bookcases open up to reveal a DIY Murphy bed. Get all the details from IKEA Hackers.
Spotted on Design Sponge, a simple IKEA shelf serving as a small space desk (with a little help from the windowsill, and a little extra storage from the Raskog cart parked underneath).
Nora from Oh Yes Blog used IKEA cabinets to make a raised platform bed with tons of storage underneath.
From IKEA Hackers, a series of Grundtal towel bars turned space-saving wine rack.
Brandy from Bella Pop turned an IKEA end table into a secret hiding spot for the litter box.
Kay from Apartment Apothecary had a few clever ideas for using IKEA products as storage in her kitchen, including this magazine holder mounted to the inside of a cabinet...
... and this towel rail that holds pot lids.
Kellie from The Girl on the Go had the clever idea to store jewelry behind a hinged IKEA mirror.
Re-edited from a post originally published 4.13.16-NT