Before & After: A Year of IKEA Hacks

updated Jul 16, 2020
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We can’t resist a good IKEA hack. Of course these pieces are lovely on their own, but this year a few intrepid DIYers managed to take a few basics to the next level. Swedish ingenuity + your ingenuity = some really inspired pieces of furniture.

Click the links to see the ‘afters’. (Hint: clicking the links with your mouse wheel will open each link in a new window.)

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8. Before & After: A Tame IKEA Tarva Gets a Chic Upgrade
9. Before & After: Embroidered IKEA Besta Cabinet
10. Before & After: A New Side to IKEA’s Expedit