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Is your bedroom a little blah? Not inspiring feelings of romance? Looking a little dated? It might be time for a bedroom update.
A fancy (sexy? relaxing?) bedroom doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg! Use the following Ikea hacks for the bedroom of your dreams.
Note: While the following DIY projects all use Ikea furniture you can do the hacks with any similar furniture and accessories. Head to the thrift store, check your attic, find furniture anywhere!
13 Ikea Bed Hacks
The bed is the focal piece of the bedroom. It’s where you rest, recuperate, and have a little fun (if you catch my drift).
Make your bed just as fabulous as you are with one of these fabulous Ikea hacks.
DIY padded velvet headboard
Canopy bed curtains
Another hack from Ikea themselves!
This DIY canopy calls for VIDGA ceiling tracks and VIVAN curtains.
Storage / Platform Bed
This is a masterpiece raised bed.
Some of the cabinets are on wheels so that you have full storage (and access to it) under the bed. Genius!
Malm bed into a four-poster
This is an easy hack that dramatically elevates the bed.
Add a small shelf behind the headboard and a light canopy for further improvements.
Elegant and cheap selfmade canopy bed
Another DIY canopy bed. This one calls for DIGNITET mounts and MATILDA curtains.
A Whole Mess of Staples
This cheap bed frame is covered in wool fabric (a blanket to be precise) and stapled (with 1,250 staples) together.
The addition of the legs makes it uber chic.
Simple Ikea Bed Turned Chic
This DIY bed frame and headboard are cut into a unique shape to add interest.
You can cover it with any fabric pattern (or solid) that you want!
DIY Cushion Headboard
I love this headboard. It's so stylish, elegant, and different.
DIY Wooden Headboard With Stikwood
This is probably the easiest wood-floor style headboard out there. Grab yourself some Stikwood (or a similar alternative product) and get started!
DIY Leather Tufted Headboard
This is a sexy headboard that would look great in any bedroom.
Ikea Headboard Hack
This is a quick and easy headboard hack. Choose a fabulous fabric and get hacking!
IKEA HACK - DIY Upholstered Headboard
This is an easy and stylish hack. Choose your favorite fabric and get going.
A DIY Upholstered Malm headboard
I love this headboard. It would suit any bedroom beautifully.
13 Ikea Side Tables & Lighting Hacks
What’s beside your bed is important.
You’ll want enough table space and storage for your things, but not so much that it gets in your way. You’ll also need some lamps.
These bedside tables are attached to the wall leaving your floor open.
Add some wall lights and you'll have a totally posh bedside.
DIY floating string table
These are awesome. Instead of floating via a wall attachment, they're hung from the ceiling.
I love them!
Ikea Side Table Makeover
This is a simple table that packs a huge wow!
Nightstand Four Ways
This DIY hack gives you four (crazy easy and super stylish) options for the same table.
DIY Rast Hack
If you're short on space for dressers (or have a TON of stuff), why not have a dresser/beside table combo?
Simple Nightstand Remix
A classically elegant bedside table that's simple to make and looks expensive.
Tarva Nightstand Hack
This bedside table has open and closed storage.
Trunk Cube Tables
Like to travel? Swoon for old trunks? This is the table for you!
DIY Gilded Accordion Sconce
A stylish and movable wall-mounted light.
Note: You don't have to go gold, you can choose a different color!
DIY Industrial Sconces
Have a more industrial style? Check out these unique scones.
DIY Table Lamp
This is a simple and inexpensive hack.
Drift wood lamp
I love this. I love the floor lamp version, but I'd definitely be trying to make table lamps like this too.
Industrial Floor Lamp
This is a stylish industrial style DIY floor lamp.
13 Ikea Dresser & Closet Hacks
Everybody needs storage in their bedroom. From dressers to closets, hack some awesome places to store your stuff.
This is an ingenious idea (provided by Ikea). Take shelf holders and flip them upside down to make the perfect spot to hang items!
Flip a bookshelf around and you have easy shelves for your closet.
How To Hack Your Way To A Wardrobe
This wardrobe looks so posh but is so easy and inexpensive!
Bed Slats for Anything!
Hang some bed slats on the wall and you can use them for organizing anything (including your closet).
Hacking the IKEA Pax into a Fully Custom Closet
Turn the inexpensive Pax system into the completely customized closet of your dreams.
Simple Dresser Hack
A simple but elegant dresser.
IKEA Dresser Hack
Paint, custom designs, and new knobs give this dresser a totally new look.
Mid Century Modern IKEA Hack Dresser
The legs! The lines! This is so fresh.
Metallic Gold Honeycomb Tarva Dresser
This is a showstopping piece that will steal the show in your bedroom.
Textured Fabric Paneled dresser
This is my favorite dresser hack. The color combination wouldn't work for me, but I love the style!
Steampunk Dresser IKEA Hack
This is a bold piece. It looks expensive and fancy, but it's a simple hack!
Simple RAST Dresser Upgrade
Another option that looks so modern and designer but can be made easily at home.
DIY IVAR Dresser Makeover
A bold color and stylish knobs make this dresser look like a thousand bucks.
10 Miscellaneous Ikea Bedroom Hacks
These are the hacks that will help make your bedroom stunning and functional. Shelving, decor, and more of the finishing touches you need.
DIY Ikea Hack White Fur Stool
It's always handy to have a stool or two in your bedroom.
DIY Wood and Linen Mounted Jewelry Display
Every bitch needs the perfect place to store her fabulous jewelry. Turn your jewelry storage into art!
Custom Cork Board – Ikea Hack
Cork boards are so useful and ugly. Turn yours into practical works of art.
DIY Lantern Terrarium
Plants are so beneficial. Add some more to your decor with this DIY terrarium.
Make your own throw pillows with placemats!
DIY Ikea Hack Floating Shelves Color Block
Add color blocking to these basic shelves to really punch up your decor.
Don't buy throw pillows and leave them as is. Instead, embellish them to be more yours!
DIY: Banquette Seat
Need some more storage AND somewhere to sit in your bedroom? Make your own storage seating.
Makeup Vanity Cart
Roll your beauty supplies wherever you need them (and roll them out of sight the rest of the time).
60s Inspired Frames
These retro frames will add some dash to your decor.
Ikea Bedroom Hacks for YOU
Ikea doesn’t have to be a one-style thing. Use these hacks in your bedroom and get the bedroom of your dreams for less.
Which hacks have you used? Let me know in the comments below!