Inspired Target Hacks That'll Make You Say IKEA Who?

Inspired Target Hacks That'll Make You Say IKEA Who?

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Dabney Frake
Oct 18, 2016
(Image credit: Always Rooney)

You say the word "hack" and the name IKEA is usually right there along with it. While writing tons about ways to customize the Swedish store's decor, we've neglected another source of affordable basics: Target. Like IKEA, it's filled with low-risk options that are ripe for customization and reinvention and we've got a number of stylish examples right now.

The leather beauty shown above started out as a Acapulco-style dish chair strung with white plastic. Courtney of Always Rooney swapped it out for the warm leather strips; an upgrade that really suits her space much better.

(Image credit: Francois & Moi)

This Scandinavian-looking mirror project comes from Francois Et Moi. Add some painted wooden dowels to each side and elevate a basic mirror to something next level.

(Image credit: Deuce Cities Henhouse)

It was pretty easy to transform this bentwood light into a wall-mounted sconce. Deuce Cities Henhouse has the how to.

(Image credit: House of Hire Designs)

This Threshold bar cart used to have a wooden lower shelf until Lauren Elizabeth of House of Hire Designs covered it with marble contact paper. So quick, so easy! This exact bar cart is now sold out, but similar ones are still available.

(Image credit: Francois & Moi)

This wall lamp is the love child of products from two different stores. Erin of Francois Et Moi took apart a Target table lamp and and an IKEA accordion mirror and hacked them to become a scissor-style sconce.

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Domino shows you how to take a stacked spice shelf and make it an bathroom organizer for your makeup and products that's pretty enough to live on the counter in plain sight.

(Image credit: Kristi Murphy)

A chic storage bin was born from a tote bag from Target's dollar spot section of the store. Kristi Murphy added some graphic fabric, removed the handles, and voilĂ !

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