Give your bedroom a touch of (frugal) personalization with these simple and affordable DIY Ikea bedroom hacks. All of these ideas can be done in a weekend or less (most can be done in a day or less)!
There are custom + upholstered headboards for Malm + Hemnes beds, painted Tarva + other bed frames, DIY bed storage for a kids bedroom (to make the most of small spaces), a Rast chest into a custom nightstand, a DIY distressed Hemnes dresser + more!
Sleep better with these simple Ikea bedroom furniture upgrades for yourself, your kids or teenagers!
*Collage images used with permission.
Upholstered Ikea MALM Headboard
This hack turns a boring headboard/storage unit on the Malm, into a beautiful modern headboard. It costs $28 to implement and can be done in a few hours!
Upholstered Ikea Malm Headboard Hack // via Place of My Taste
Painted Ikea KLIPSK Breakfast Tray
A quick and easy way to prettify a plain white Ikea tray (KLIPSK Bed Tray)!
Painted Ikea Breakfast Tray Hack // via 5 Minutes for Mom
MALM Into 4 Poster Bed Ikea Hack
This ikea hack uses reclaimed wood to totally transform the Malm bed into an elegant 4-poster bed.
Malm Into 4 Poster Bed Ikea Hack // via Hester’s Handmade Home
Ikea RAST Chest Into Custom Dresser or Bedside Table
This DIY makeover hack turns a simple Rast chest into a beautiful large nightstand with drawers (or a small dresser)!
Rast Chest Custom Bedside Table Makeover // via Run to Radiance
DIY Twin Platform Bed with Storage Ikea Hack
This tutorial shows you how to create a platform bed with storage underneath (perfect for toy storage!)
DIY Twin Platform Bed with Storage // via Hey There, Home
Upholstered Headboard For The HEMNES Ikea Day Bed
This is another upholstered headboard hack. This one is for the Hemnes Day Bed, and has a curved top, creating an elegant and glamorous shape! This would be perfect for kid or teen!
Upholstered Headboard For The Hemnes Day Bed // via The Cuban In My Coffee
DIY Ikea Occasional Table Dupe
A simple tutorial on how to make a copy-cat occasional table to fit any size bed!
DIY Ikea Occasional Table Copycat Tutorial // via I Save A to Z
Stikwood Ikea MALM Headboard Hack
This easy hack uses stikwood (stikboard) to create a cute rustic-looking headboard. It can be done in just a few hours!
Easy Stikwood Malm Headboard Hack // via Sugar & Cloth
DIY Distressed Ikea HEMNES Dresser
Give your Hemnes furniture a more custom, shabby chic look with this DIY hack!
Distressed Hemnes Dresser Hack // via Chisel and Fork
Rustic Metal Ikea Bed Frame Hack
This hack takes a metal ikea bedframe and some spray paint to make a cool, rustic-looking bed!
Ikea Bed Frame Hack // via A Beautiful Mess
Ombre Bedframe Ikea TARVA Hack
This hack uses the Tarva bed frame and some paint to transform it into a beautiful statement piece. If you already have the frame, your only cost is the paint!
Ikea Tarva Hack // via Green Healthy Cooking