Little Life Savers: Clever IKEA Hacks for Small Spaces
We love seeing the clever ways that people have taken IKEA products and either put them to new uses or made them into something different entirely — and it’s especially inspiring to see how people have repurposed IKEA pieces to make life a little easier in a small space. Here are twelve clever ideas to help you make the most of your little space.
Above: In this image from IKEA, a couple of Grundtal magnetic knife racks create a perfect spot to hang keys and clip memos next to the door.
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From Livet Hemma, shelf brackets repurposed as clothing storage — a nice supplement to a small closet.
These two Billy bookcases open up to reveal a DIY Murphy bed. Get all the details from IKEA Hackers.
Spotted on Design Sponge, a simple IKEA shelf serving as a small space desk (with a little help from the windowsill, and a little extra storage from the Raskog cart parked underneath).
Nora from Oh Yes Blog used IKEA cabinets to make a raised platform bed with tons of storage underneath.
From Kelsey Design, a small Lack shelf turned small nightstand in a small bedroom.
From IKEA Hackers, a series of Grundtal towel bars turned space-saving wine rack.
Brandy from Bella Pop turned an IKEA end table into a secret hiding spot for the litter box.
The folks at IKEA had the idea of using a towel rack to store shoes.
Kay from Apartment Apothecary had a few clever ideas for using IKEA products as storage in her kitchen, including this magazine holder mounted to the inside of a cabinet…
... and this towel rail that holds pot lids.
Kellie from The Girl on the Go had the clever idea to store jewelry behind a hinged IKEA mirror.
Re-edited from a post originally published 4.13.16-NT