The Many Uses of the Mighty Helmer from IKEA

IKEA's Helmer is the little drawer unit that could. Made of steel and set on casters, the Helmer is strong and easily accessible (just like a good friend). They come in white, red, and a silver color that is somewhere between silver and gray. Read more to find out how and where they'd work great in your home.

Why is the Ikea Helmer great?
  • Easily customized with drawer liners, wood veneers, paint and decals.
  • Castor wheels included. Can be used on or off.
  • Doubles as a table, console, buffet or commode when positioned side by side.
  • Can be used as table legs.
  • Modular, which means it fits together stacked, and side by side.
  • Individual drawers have slots for labels. (Included)
  • Storage capability is high.
  • Durable. Can be used for a lifetime.
  • Recyclable materials.
  • Clean, attractive and versatile.
  • Affordably priced at $39.00.

From bathrooms to closets, the Ikea Helmer can be used in any room. Here are a few uses (refer to the photos above):
  • Bedroom nightstand
  • Living room commode
  • Office desk legs
  • Closet organizer
  • Bathroom caddy
  • Craft desk legs
  • Studio/craft organizer

We'd love to know: Can you think of another use for Ikea's Helmer? Please share in your comments.

Buy the Helmer new at IKEA for $39.00, or gently used at Craigslist.

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