25 IKEA Hacks That’ll Keep You Organized in 2017
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25 IKEA Hacks That’ll Keep You Organized in 2017

You know how the saying goes: “New year, new you,” and your home is no exception. Whether it’s time to refresh your overcrowded vanity (makeup addicts, we’re looking at you) or you’re searching for new storage space for your heaps of designer shoes, as always, IKEA hacks are here to save the day. Seriously, what’s better than furniture that doesn’t break the bank? From living walls that’ll breathe life into your living room to bedside tables that will give your boudoir that extra trendy touch, IKEA DIYs help you achieve the bedroom of your design-junkie dreams. Say so long to your tired old bedroom and storage spaces that are less than ideal, and hello to a new, chicer way of living, with IKEA hacks that will re-organize your 2017.

1. DIY Ikea Desk Hack: This super stylish (and sturdy) desk is the creative blending of many different IKEA parts. You can even customize the table legs and drawers! (via Lovely Indeed)

2. DIY IKEA Hack Floating Shelves Color Block: If you love floating shelves and want to try a variation on white then you’ll love this simple hack that shows just a little contact paper goes a long way. (via A Bubbly Life)

3. DIY Geometric Pinboards: Sure, you use your phone to keep track of important dates and meetings, but there’s really nothing quite like a paper to do list. And why not pin it to something eyecatching like this colorful (and easy to make) geometric pinboard!? (via Enthralling Gumption)

4. DIY IKEA Ribbon Organizer Hack: Summer is coming! And with it, you’re sure to have your share of gift giving events. Keep your ribbon organized with this handy and smart hack that will keep the knots away and let you flawlessly get your wrap on. (via Heathered Nest)

5. DIY IKEA Aneboda Wardrobe Hack: Turn a classic IKEA piece of furniture into a farmhouse-inspired wardrobe. Hang your threads in style and then add some rustic wicker baskets for extra organization and storage. (via Angela Marie Made)

6. DIY Wall Planter: It’s a fact: Plants liven up any space. From adding a fresh pop of color to simply brightening your mood, this living wall/art board is the perfect way to revamp almost any room in your home. (via Lana Red Studio)

7. Drawer Wall: Whether you’re still hoarding a crazy amount of CDs (a la Lane Kim) or you’re a bona fide queen of craft (and all the supplies that come with it), this larger-than-life storage system made from wooden IKEA CD drawers is a life saver. Just be sure to label each drawer to save you a world of time ;). (via Design Sponge)

8. IKEA Mail Rack: It’s mail time! This year, avoid eyesores on your console table by setting mail cubbies in place. This system is ideal for separating magazines, bills and all the lovely little invites you’re sure to get throughout the year. (via IKEA)

9. DIY Hanging Beauty Organizer: Finally, it’s time for a vanity counter that’s not crowded with supplies. Stylishly store your beauty tools with a hanging organizer that’s just too easy to set up. (via Glamour)

10. Floating Shelves: It’s never too early to start getting your kiddies organized. Keep your little one’s room in tip-top shape with IKEA’s photo ledges, which are great for keeping your sweetheart’s books in order. (via Daffodil Design)

11. Drawer Dividers: Gone are the days of rustling around your drawers on the hunt for that missing top. Make sure you’ll always find garments at the drop of a hat with these simple box dividers. (via Life Flix)

12. DIY Mudroom Benches: We’ve all got one: those chairs that never cease to generate piles of coats. This year, instead of throwing your jackets on a measly old chair, hang ’em up nicely with this super sweet coat station. (via The Mombot)

13. DIY Framed Corkboard: Your future looks bright! Whether you’re creating a vision board for 2017 or simply looking for a pretty way to put your reminders on display, this IKEA cork placemat hack is sure to add a beautiful statement to your design-hungry living space. (via Infarrantly Creative)

14. Laundry Cart: Even your detergents can use some reorganization. Turn your tiresome daily chores into a total breeze with this super-handy cart that can be hidden next to the washing machine and wheeled out on laundry day. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

15. DIY IKEA Job Charts: Chores are an important part of your family’s routine. Help your little ones stay on top of their schedule with a chore chart to track their newfound responsibilities. (via Crafting Chicks)

16. Snack Drawer ContainersCould your snack drawer be any more enticing? Apparently it can, with these compartmentalizing storage boxes. Drop the cardboard packaging and turn your snacks into a visual treat with containers that show off all their tasty glory. (via People)

17. DIY Storage/Platform Bed: Bed frames that function as purely decor are SO overrated. Transform your sleeping setup into the ultimate storage space with this easy-to-build platform frame, made from IKEA kitchen cabinets and doors. This storage system is great for small living spaces! (via Oh Yes)

18. DIY Bathroom Storage: Live every day like you’re on vacation. Bring those beach house vibes to your bathroom by adding understated nautical accents to an IKEA nightstand. (via Redbook Magazine)

19. DIY IKEA Mandal Headboard Hack: Bookworms, rejoice! This headboard is perfect for your cozy reading addiction. Snuggle up nightly with your fave reads under a headboard that doubles as a bookshelf. (via Apartment Therapy)

20. DIY IKEA SKURAR Plant Pots As Makeup Brush Holders: Put your makeup love on display with a brush holder that flaunts every beautiful tool in your collection. We’d take a bouquet of brushes over a potted plant any day! (via Makeup Savvy)

21. DIY Multiple Inboxes: Many freelancers will agree that working from home is no easy feat, especially when balancing a ridiculous amount of work. Convert your messy desk into a model of *perf* organization with a filing system that’ll keep you on track for the busy year ahead. (via The Decor Fix)

22. IKEA VARIERA Hack: Looking for a fun way to stash all those pesky but oh-so-necessary cleaning supplies? Bring order to your chaotic cleaning closet by adding these crisp caddies. (via IKEA)

23. DIY Nail Polish Rack: You’re all about rocking those flawless nails 24/7. Keep your vast amounts of nail polish under control with gorgeous racks that’ll give your nail station that salon-worthy status. (via This Mom’s Gonna Snap)

24. DIY IKEA RIBBA Hack: Minimalism is your new mantra. Keep only the essentials by your bedside with this super sleek, floating nightstand. (via Coulda Woulda Pica)

25. DIY Car Organizer: Your car is a sacred space, so it’s definitely important to keep it that way (or at least try to). Lend your tiny passengers a hand when it comes to keeping the car clean by using a remote control caddy for storing everything that keeps the little ones happy on long rides. (via Ikea Hackers)

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