IKEA Hacks for a Stylish (and Organized!) Desk

IKEA Hacks for a Stylish (and Organized!) Desk

Katie Holdefehr
Aug 20, 2016
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Sitting down to work doesn't sound half bad when your office is decorated with some of the most stylish IKEA hacks around. A marble-topped desk, ombre storage, and hand-painted paper files will brighten up your workspace, while adding some much-needed storage. And thanks to IKEA prices, you can afford to try them without too much commitment.

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BHG painted several IKEA cork trivets, left a few natural, then grouped them together to form a fun bulletin board.

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Sugar & Cloth shares the secret to giving an ALEX filing cabinet a classy touch of metallic. (Hint: It's way cooler than using gold craft paint.)

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Adding a midas touch to an ALEX desk is another stylish option. Find out how to decorate the inside of the drawers, too, on Personally Andrea.

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Hand-painted KNUFF magazine files deserve a spot in your office. See the fashion photos that inspired the design on Earl Grey Creative.

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Bring some IKEA bed slats into your home office and use them to store notebooks, magazines, and clipboards, as Ich Designer demonstrates above.

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A tiny STUVA dresser is just the right size to tuck next to a desk. Jen of iheart Organizing gave the drawer fronts an ombre update and added gold label plates.

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The wonders of marble contact paper never cease to amaze me. The stylists at Livet Hemma used a roll of this magic material to make a $60 trestle desk look like a million bucks.

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