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Our Favorite IKEA Decor Hacks!


Here at Marton Windows, we love the idea of transforming what is seemingly a boring piece of household furniture into a new quirky, practical and just down-right fun item! 

Here's a list we have comprised with some of our personal favorite up-cycles and Ikea Hacks!

The Childrens Reading Corner & Hidden Toy Storage

source:http://www.ikeahackers.net/
We all know how hard it can be to keep those pesky toys in control, but here this Ikea bookcase offers the perfect solution! Hidden storage and a practical reading corner for the children! all with just a removable piece of MDF slotted over the top, covered with a nice chunky rug or fabric, finished off with some cute scatter cushions! Practical and adorable!


Quirky & Colourful Corner Shelf




source: http://www.wunderweib.de/wohnen/regal-selber-bauen-11-diy-projekte-b159925.html

A Colourful Quirky Idea using Ikeas cheap £3.50 Magazine Storage; a lick of paint transforms this bland storage box into a quirky colorful Corner shelf.



Quirky Play House



source: https://www.ikea-family.ru/

A Standard  Ikea Unit, transformed into a beautiful personal play house for children!


Dip-Painted Stools



http://www.stylemepretty.com/living/2016/04/12/on-trend-diy-dipped-stools-for-half-the-price/
This is a simple and cheap Ikea Hack to transform a standard wooden stool with a pop of colour, giving a modern quirky twist to this simple piece of Scandinavian furniture and the best thing? Its quick and easy!




Funky Wallpaper & Colour Stepping Stool Hack



Source: http://www.thislittlestreet.com/blog/2014/05/13/diy-wallpaper-stools/ 
We loooove this design, its so creative, colourful and easy to do! It adds a lovely pop of colour to any home, and could also work as a quirky side table!

Rustic 'Lack' Coffee Table Hack! 


Ikeas Standard Dark 'Lack' Coffee Table



source: http://www.diyweekendwife.com/?p=42

source: http://www.diyweekendwife.com/?p=42
Adding varnished, refurbished planks of wood to this standard lack table, adds rustic style and a beautifully luxurious finish! not bad for a £15 coffee table ey?

Stunning Children's Activity Area 



source: http://styleyoursenses.com/ikea-hack-kids-table/

source: http://styleyoursenses.com/ikea-hack-kids-table/ 

Get your children to bring out their inner artist! What a beautiful Idea, Transforming this simple table and chair set into a wonderful mini-activity station for children! Much better than the sticky paint fingers on the family dining table!


So which was your favorite Ikea hack!? Leave a comment below! Or have you got your own Ikea hack? why not email your makes at martonwindows1987@gmail.com for a feature!






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