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From Flat-Pack to Fabulous: How to Hack IKEA Furniture Like a Pro
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From Flat-Pack to Fabulous: How to Hack IKEA Furniture Like a Pro

If you’re someone who loves the idea of creating unique, personalized furniture without breaking the bank, you’re in the right place. Today, we’re diving into the wonderful world of IKEA furniture hacks! IKEA has long been celebrated for its affordable, stylish, and functional furniture pieces. But what if you could take that affordability and functionality…

Easy DIY TARVA IKEA Nightstand Makeover You’ll Love
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Easy DIY TARVA IKEA Nightstand Makeover You’ll Love

Want to turn a plain TARVA nightstand from IKEA into a stunning, modern piece for your bedroom? Let me show you this simple IKEA nightstand makeover that transformed these plain pieces into the perfect accents for our Tiny Lake House bedroom. The IKEA TARVA line is one of my favourite starting points for DIYs! They…

3 Ways to Make a DIY Storage Bench with IKEA Finds
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3 Ways to Make a DIY Storage Bench with IKEA Finds

If you’re on the lookout for creative and budget-friendly ways to add both storage and seating to your home, you’re in for a treat. In this post, I’m sharing three fantastic DIY storage bench projects using affordable IKEA finds that will not only elevate your space but also keep it organized. Let’s get started! When…

How to Paint IKEA Furniture (so it actually lasts!)
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How to Paint IKEA Furniture (so it actually lasts!)

Are you thinking of painting a piece of IKEA furniture, but you aren’t sure where to start? Maybe, you’re wondering if it will hold up. I’m here to tell you that IKEA furniture can absolutely be painted if you use the right products and techniques. From identifying the best paint to my easy DIY tips…

IKEA Hack: DIY Christmas Tree on Wall with Lights
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IKEA Hack: DIY Christmas Tree on Wall with Lights

If you don’t have enough space for a traditional Christmas tree, this DIY Christmas tree on wall with lights is a creative solution! You can use an inexpensive festive wall hanging from IKEA as the base, and let your imagination run wild. Let’s make it! I love the idea of a wall tree for a…

DIY Christmas Stocking Pattern: Sew with an IKEA SORTSO Rug
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DIY Christmas Stocking Pattern: Sew with an IKEA SORTSO Rug

Looking for a beautiful boho or modern farmhouse style Christmas stocking to make? Grab an inexpensive IKEA SORTSO rug and use my free DIY Christmas stocking pattern to make a beautiful, fringed creation! Let me show you how in this step-by-step tutorial. You will need: How to make the DIY Christmas stocking Start with one…

Best IKEA Christmas Finds in 2023
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Best IKEA Christmas Finds in 2023

Christmas is just around the corner, and you know what that means – it’s time to transform our homes into cozy winter wonderlands. And what better place to find budget-friendly, stylish Christmas decor than IKEA? Join me as we explore the best IKEA Christmas finds for 2023 and learn how to style them in your…

Which IKEA Closet System is Better? PAX or AURDAL
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Which IKEA Closet System is Better? PAX or AURDAL

When it comes to IKEA closets, there are two different kinds of storage systems that are commonly discussed: PAX and AURDAL. So, which one is better? Well, that really depends on your different needs and preferences, since different people value different specific features. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at each option and…

Stylish & Affordable RV Dining Table Ideas from IKEA
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Stylish & Affordable RV Dining Table Ideas from IKEA

Looking for RV dining table ideas? It’s time to add a touch of Scandinavian style to your mobile abode! IKEA, the home of affordable and stylish furniture, offers a multitude of options to enhance your travel trailer. Let’s dive into two fantastic IKEA dining tables that are perfect for your RV: the DOCKSTA and the…

IKEA Kitchen Review – 10 Years Later!
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IKEA Kitchen Review – 10 Years Later!

Are you considering installing an IKEA kitchen in your home? Is it good quality and is it expensive? How about customization and how long it will last? We’ve had our IKEA kitchen for 10 years, and today I’m answering all your questions in this IKEA kitchen review. When we built our home in 2013, we…

Easy IKEA Makeover: DIY Painted Bathroom Vanity
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Easy IKEA Makeover: DIY Painted Bathroom Vanity

Learn how to update an inexpensive IKEA bathroom vanity with paint and custom hardware. Plus, get more painted bathroom vanity ideas for your next budget-friendly renovation! Do you ever find yourself staring at your bathroom and wishing for an update but feeling overwhelmed by the cost and time involved? I’ve been there. But here’s the…

Build a Bench Seat for the Kitchen Table – DIY IKEA Hack
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Build a Bench Seat for the Kitchen Table – DIY IKEA Hack

I gave my sister’s small breakfast nook a makeover complete with a built-in IKEA hack dining bench! So, if you’ve ever wondered how to build a bench seat for a kitchen table, I hope you enjoy today’s room transformation & DIY tutorial. Let’s get started! Bench seats are one of my favourite room design additions…

Easy IKEA Hack: Window Seat from Kallax Shelves
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Easy IKEA Hack: Window Seat from Kallax Shelves

Looking for extra storage and function in your space? Let me show you how I made a simple window seat from IKEA KALLAX shelves! When I redesigned my middle daughter’s bedroom, one of her requests was to have a window seat. She loves to snuggle with her stuffed animals (like most kids!), and she enjoys…

Turn an IKEA SORTSO rug into a gorgeous pillow
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Turn an IKEA SORTSO rug into a gorgeous pillow

Looking to add some budget-friendly new decor to your home this Spring? This textured pillow is so easy to make from an inexpensive IKEA SORTSO rug… no sewing required! When I saw this video by @kjg_home on TikTok, I was inspired to create the same pillow from an IKEA SORTSO rug. I’m always a huge…

10 Best IKEA Organization Products under $20
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10 Best IKEA Organization Products under $20

Looking to organize your home this year? These IKEA organization products are budget-friendly and you can use them in creative ways to keep your home neat and tidy. As you may already know, I’m a big IKEA fan. I find their products affordable, and they have a lot of fantastic furniture and accessories suitable for…

How To Build A Bench Seat From IKEA Cabinets
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How To Build A Bench Seat From IKEA Cabinets

As part of our breakfast nook makeover, I wanted to create a built-in looking dining bench cabinet. Not only do dining benches look cute and cozy, but they’re a practical space-saver. I used IKEA cabinets to easily build a dining bench that looks built-in, but is actually movable. Let me show you how to DIY a simple dining bench seat from kitchen cabinets! Isn’t this cute?! I’m…

Small Entryway Makeover with IKEA Shoe Storage Hack
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Small Entryway Makeover with IKEA Shoe Storage Hack

Do you have an awkward or narrow entryway like we do? Come see how I gave our small entry a makeover with DIY trim, organization hacks, IKEA shoe storage ideas, and tons of hidden hallway storage. We built our home 7 years ago, and while we love almost everything about it I wish we would…

IKEA Hacks

DIY with my Favourite IKEA Products Oftentimes when people think of DIYing furniture, they automatically think that means building from scratch. I’m here to tell you that you can create beautiful, custom, unique to you pieces of furniture without being a carpenter because DIY can also mean, transforming, modifying, repurposing, altering… really anything you do…

14 Day Home Organization Challenge & Printable Declutter Checklist
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14 Day Home Organization Challenge & Printable Declutter Checklist

Welcome to The DIY Mommy’s 14-Day Home Organization Challenge! If you’re ready to declutter and transform your living spaces, you’re in the right place. In this comprehensive guide, I’ll tackle each trouble spot in your home, providing practical tips and tricks to create a more organized and visually appealing space. Plus, I’ve got a special…

7 Easy DIY Window Treatment Ideas to Beautify Your Home
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7 Easy DIY Window Treatment Ideas to Beautify Your Home

Today, I’m talking about DIY window treatment ideas, and I’ve got an extended list of fantastic, easy-to-follow ideas to spruce up your home decor without breaking the bank. Let’s add some privacy, creativity, and style to your windows! I’m a huge fan of window coverings. Luscious linen drapes, a chic Roman shade, or practical room…

5 DIY Kitchen Remodel Ideas on a Budget to Upgrade Your Space
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5 DIY Kitchen Remodel Ideas on a Budget to Upgrade Your Space

We all dream of a stylish, upgraded kitchen space, but sometimes the kitchen budget can be a roadblock. No worries! I’ve got you covered with five budget-friendly kitchen remodel ideas that will leave your space looking like a million bucks on a tight budget. You don’t need to do a full kitchen renovation to make…

How to Build a Beautiful Custom DIY Kitchen Hood Cover
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How to Build a Beautiful Custom DIY Kitchen Hood Cover

If you’ve ever dreamed of giving your kitchen a stylish makeover without breaking the bank, you’re in for a treat! Today, I’m sharing how Sean and I built a stunning DIY kitchen hood cover. I love how this project turned out, and I’m super excited to guide you through the steps of creating a beautiful…

How to Knit a Chunky Pillow for Beginners: No Needles Required!
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How to Knit a Chunky Pillow for Beginners: No Needles Required!

There’s nothing better than snuggling up against a soft & squishy throw pillow. But what’s even better than that? A chunky knit pillow that you made yourself! And the best part is, you don’t need any knitting needles to make one. That’s right, no matter your skill level, you can make a beautiful, chunky knit…

January Decorating Ideas for a Cozy Home this Winter
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January Decorating Ideas for a Cozy Home this Winter

As we step into the new year, it’s time to transition our homes from the festive cheer of the holidays to a cozy winter retreat. It can be challenging to decorate your home in January. Christmas is over, and it’s a bit too early for Spring decorations (even though I’d love for spring to come…