How to Turn Your IKEA Trofast Into a LEGO Holder

How to Turn Your IKEA Trofast Into a LEGO Holder

Nora Taylor
Jan 14, 2016
(Image credit: Submitted by Stéphanie )

Maybe it's the capital letters, but LEGO and IKEA seem like a match made in DIY heaven. Thanks to Stéphanie you can hack your way to an adorable and inexpensive LEGO holder.

Skill Level: Easy
Time Required: 2 Hours
Project Cost: under $70
(Image credit: Submitted by Stéphanie )

What You Need


  • IKEA Trofast structure
  • 3 IKEA trofast storage boxes
  • Masking tape
  • Piece of wood
  • 2 LEGO plates
  • Glue
  • 4 wheels


  1. Cut the Trofast frame at the 4th shelve (or at the desired height)
  2. Assemble bottom of the storage, glue and screw top of the storage in the frame
  3. Hide screw heads by putting masking tape around top and bottom of the frame
  4. Glue 2 LEGO plates on top of the structure. To cut the LEGO plates, simply use scissors
  5. Add wheels underneath
  6. Cut 3 pieces of wood the same length as the side of the structure and screw on the side. Glue rest of LEGO plates on top of the wood pieces. Add masking tape to hide the screws.

And voilà, a very happy kid that can store all their LEGO pieces without having their parents breaking their feet. For more photos and instructions (in French) check out Stéphanie's blog.

Thanks, Stéphanie!

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