Saving money but still want to have an amazing home? Well, believe it or not, you can achieve all your favourite industrial, Scandi or Hampton’s looks on any budget with a trip to IKEA.
Due to its heritage, IKEA is naturally already very Scandiavian by design but you can still make your IKEA furniture look expensive with a little bit of creative D.I.Y.
Here are a 7 tips to make your IKEA look top-end!
Pick up a few Roxo IKEA stool for just $9.99 a pop and turn them into something spectacular.
You can use rope, contact paper, tape or paint to make them pop.
With a bit of paint or spray paint you add bling to any piece of IKEA furniture.
Change these EKBY LERBERG wall brackets with a touch of gold to make them a feature.
This plain VITTSJÖ coffee table can bring back art deco with a metallic splash.
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Open, bright and light are frequent themes in Scandi design but that doesn’t mean you can’t add a bit of colour. Using pastels in smaller items allows you to change colours with the seasons at a low cost.
Side Tables & Dresser
There is plenty that you can do with a basic TARVA IKEA chest of drawers with a coat of paint and some new knobs.
Spots are on-trend at the moment and it’s easy to apply instant glam by using wrapping paper or contact paper to furniture.
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You can also apply this to boring storage boxes to make them look like something out of a Kate Spade catalogue.
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You can buy any basic lamp and change the shade but to make a real impact use some wood and rope for a beachside aesthetic.
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Do you have any more fantastic IKEA hacks? Let us know in the comments below.