17 Ikea TikTok Furniture Hacks That You Can Tackle as Soon as This Weekend

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It's no secret that Ikea's furniture is affordable, and while some pieces are stylish staples, others can be a bit plain for my taste. Luckily, TikTok's #IkeaHack hashtag has opened the door to a world of ways to get creative with the retailer's simple furnishings. From repurposing woven baskets to redesigning dressers to upgrading mirrors and so much more — there's no shortage of ways to rethink Ikea's simple finds! And while the TikTok hacks range from easy to difficult, they sure are satisfying to watch. Keep reading to check them all out, and shop the products featured in them.


Boho Side Table

Getting the boho look doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. If you're looking for a cool side table, try out this seemingly easy basket and cutting board combination.


LED Light Up Mirror

Sure, you could buy an expensive mirror with lights already attached, but attaching them yourself is much more cost effective (and looks just as good!).


Hanging Lights

Dani customized Ikea's Brunsta / Hemma Pendant Lamp by stringing it through wall brackets and hanging one on each side of her bed.


Gold Leafed Mirror

Ikea's Hovet Mirror is a popular find, and Jessie took it up a notch by gold leafing the sides. The result is so chic!


Industrial Style Dresser

The beauty of Ikea's Tarva Chest? It comes in a nice solid wood finish that can easily be painted.


Midcentury Console Table

To create a midcentury modern console table on the cheap, blogger Sové Home repurposed Ikea's Kallax bookshelf.


Easy Curtains

Believe it or not, these curtains (with the rods!) will cost you less than $25 to make.


Console Table Makeover

With a few tasteful baskets and some added legs, you can turn Ikea's Kallax bookshelf into an impressive console table.


Dresser Flip

Blogger Julianna Claire knows what she's doing when it comes to home decor, and this DIY result is superchic.


Industrial Mirror

The comments section reveals all the details to this industrial mirror DIY. As long as you follow the measurements, you should be good to go!


Litter Box

Give your cat the royal treatment by remastering the Ikea HOL side table as their litter box.


Wall Baskets

Easily turn Ikea's Fryken Boxes into wall decor by adding command strips and decorating them with greenery.



For this bench makeover, there's no cutting, painting, or gluing involved! Simply add some decorative flair with wall art, cushions, pillows, and greenery to create a nook that's cozy and cute.


Cane Shelf

The trick to this cane shelf is . . . the cane! The original Flisat shelf is plain, but the cane takes it to a whole other level. Each shelf takes about 10 minutes to DIY, and is incredibly cost effective.



Painting the rim of Ikea's Godtagbar vase gives it such an expensive look, no one will guess it's from Ikea.



Give your highchair a high-end look for less using contact paper, a cushion, a cushion cover, and a footrest.


Marble Side Table

This tray table is the perfect example of how versatile Ikea furniture can be. With spray paint and marble contact paper, this blank canvas can be transformed into a pricey looking statement piece.