In writing this post I am bringing together two of my most favorite things – IKEA and Mid Century Modern design! But you can get the look for less with this contact paper hack that turns an IKEA VITTSJO laptop desk ($39.99) into a stone entryway table. Afterward, apply copper leaf. Price: A set of three cabinets costs $39.99. But you can get the look for less with this contact paper hack that turns an IKEA VITTSJO laptop desk ($39.99) into a stone entryway table. It wrangles on-the-go essentials by combining two IKEA BEKVÄM spice racks ($3.99 each). We love small space solutions that don't take up a speck of floor area. Hook up your entryway with vertical shoe storage using a stainless steel kitchen rail ($7.99) and a pack of matching S-hooks ($3.99) all from IKEA's GRUNDTAL kitchen series.

Here is another lovely TV unit. Here is a Mid Century Modern hack for your kids! Here three IKEA IVAR cabinets ($70 each) with scads of storage were installed as floating entryway consoles. It is then spray painted, with plastic pieces added. This Mid Century Bar is such a beautiful piece of furniture.

You can see the hack tutorial right here. It would work especially wonderfully above the bar hacks featured in this post too! Apr 7, 2015 - This DIY IKEA hack console table is the perfect budget small-space storage solution. This hack takes the Rast dresser and just by adding paint, stencils, new legs, and handles, it turns the dresser into something more arty and stylish.

Organization, Crafts, DIY & IKEA for a Calmer, Lovelier Life! It is made using the Maskros pendant lamp. Taking the Rast dresser once again, this hack really turns that dresser around! You can see the DIY tutorial here. Yes you can paint laminate furniture, and this DIY hack does just that. It uses the popular Besta TV unit, which is lovely anyway in its own right. At the end of the day it is just cutting pieces of wood to the right size, but it is a lot more involved than some of the other Lack table hacks. Got a large collection of pennies? Her career has taken her from an assistant editor at Elle magazine to a content creator for brands and publishers including Realtor.com, MTV Networks, and Bustle.

All you need to do is to add some legs and voila!

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By using The Spruce, you accept our, Turn a Kitchen Cabinet Into Midcentury Furniture, Turn a Bookshelf Into an Entryway Storage Bench, 13 Easy IKEA Hacks You Can DIY in a Weekend (or Less), 21 Best IKEA Storage Hacks for Small Bedrooms, 7 Essential Design Elements for a Stylish and Organized Entryway, 22 Functional Entryway Ideas That Make a Beautiful First Impression, 9 Space-Making Storage Hacks for Small Kitchens, Top 12 Ikea Hacks for Play Rooms, Nurseries, and Kids' Rooms, How to Hide Your Ugly Electrical Panel With This Ikea Hack, Hanging Storage Hacks to Get Your Home Super Organized, Our 19 Favorite Products From the 2021 IKEA Catalog, 7 Tidy and Stylish Storage Hacks Using IKEA Shoe Cabinets, The Ultimate Cleaning Checklist Before Having Company Over. Look at those amazing handles! It’s a great little play kitchen, but it is very plain. A Besta unit by IKEA is an ideal piece to make a TV stand! Record Console. This hack uses the basic Besta and the extension unit. Placed on top is a piece of hardwood, and hairpin legs are screwed into the bottom.

You can see the tutorial right here. This hack uses the Lack coffee table, and turns it into a modern dream. This is a hack that all the childish at heart can get involved in! But by adding Stikwood to the headboard it turns it into a Mid Century Modern adorable piece of furniture. If you still have all your old vinyl records, or you are a new collector, this will be perfect for you. Therefore the two entities meeting each other are such a powerhouse of great design! This hack uses IKEA Runnen deck tiles. They have used four Lack tables that they have reduced in size and stuck on top of each other.

It takes a bit of fiddling to achieve this, but is is a great way to get vertical storage in a small room. It looks like a truly out of this world lamp.

This would be a great weekend DIY project for you to do! Here is a great way to use them. You can see the hack right here.

This is the coolest looking light fixture. It is covered in walnut veneer (which as you know is so Mid Century!). It produces such a unique looking side table, that will have pride of place in your living room.

These games tables from Ikea are a great way to give the table multiple uses. It turns it into a lovely modern looking planter box for your succulents, or other plants. The design of items and products in the 1950s and 1960s wasn’t afraid to experiment and step out of the box a little. It requires quite a bit of work, but it could be just what your bedroom has been looking for! Make it for less than $22 and less than an hour of your time. Placing a simple base and legs on the Kallax unit creates this very stylish Mid-Century style shelving unit. 25 Ikea Rast Hacks that Turn Basic into Beautiful, 12 Ikea Knagglig Crate Hacks that Show It’s Amazing Versatility, 11 Ikea Planter Hacks that will Make You and Your Plants Happy, 17 Ikea Lack Table Hacks That Are So Cheap, 13 Summer Ikea Hacks for your Outdoor Party, Designer v Ikea: Get This Modern Relaxed Bedroom Look on a Budget. It produces such a unique looking side table, that will have pride of place in your living room.

It would be a great weekend DIY project if you are feeling more adventurous. Make it for less than $22 and less than an hour of your time. This hack takes an IKEA sideboard, and turns it into a modern gem. This is a stunning transformation from the original table from Mark Montano.

There is no tutorial. This is another great weekend project (you might be able to also make 2 in a weekend!) This does require some painting and cutting, but you could certainly do it in a weekend. If you still have all your old vinyl records, or you are a new collector, this will be perfect for you. The end result is a lovely piece of MCM furniture!

Add to that plywood and lots of wood grain contact paper, and it makes for a Mid Century delight! This hack takes the Kallax unit once again, and subjects it to walnut plywood! So thats a cheap table, cheap pieces of plywood and cheap paint to create something that looks quite expensive! We love the ingenuity from this hacker on Ikeahackers to create a hidden games console table with Ikea Lack side tables. I had such fun researching and writing this post. In this hack the IKEA Rast dresser is turned into a different dresser altogether. This hack uses the basic Besta and the extension unit. If you want a truly unique piece of furniture, this is the hack for you. Another gorgeous table that makes use of upholstery nails to create an elegant finish. This hack actually uses a cake pan, as part of the tools and items needed to create this table!

If you still have all your old vinyl records, or you are a new collector, this will be perfect for you.

Kids love those little play kitchens, and IKEA has a great play kitchen that it already sells. Sep 30, 2015 - This DIY IKEA hack console table is the perfect budget small-space storage solution.

It creates such a unique piece of furniture. You can see the tutorial here. Just by adding wood panels and legs it completely transforms this piece. You can see the tutorial right here. Or just paint it black!

To remove later, cut the bulk of it off with a knife and scrape off the remaining. This is a gorgeous way to upgrade the Lack side table. This is a perfect cabinet to use as a sideboard or buffet in your dining room, or as a sleek living room cabinet. They experimented with color, angles and finishes. The trick is to make whatever you pick look like living room furniture, like this midcentury-inspired kitchen cabinet hack. You can park a bike on an entryway wall using a couple of legs from an IKEA FROSTA stool. This hack uses IKEA METOD HYTTAN to create yet another Mid Century style cabinet. They have added upholstery nails around the top edge of the table to give it an elegant trim (and cover the join between legs and top). This planter hack is pretty amazing.

You can see the tutorial right here. Stars are a very prominent feature of Mid Century Modern design, and this piece really embraces them. This hack is so much fun and absolutely gorgeous.

This great hack from Lovely Indeed works really well with the black/brown Lack table, but you could easily do it with other colours. Versatility: You can stash all of your grab-and-go things inside of them from sneakers to umbrellas. Hacking a couple of IKEA RAST dressers ($34.99 each) by rebuilding and adding features to them will solve your problem. See the tutorial right here. These pretty ideas will pull the plug on the "can't find my keys" drama by organizing that nook by your entrance. It is a beautiful sleek and modern piece of furniture. The handles are ring pulls, which give the retro look too. The IKEA Rast dresser is almost like a blank canvas. Here they are! It actually uses two IKEA bowls! This hack completely upholsters the IKEA Fjellse bed frame,  and turns it into a more modern and expensive looking stylish bed. The Kallax unit is a great piece of furniture that IKEA sells anyway, and is one of its most hackable pieces. They're available in a wide range of sizes and shapes to fit your available space. Hopefully you will also get to try some or all of these great hacks! It is plain, but modern and versatile. It creates a beautiful place to keep your retro record collection! It uses the popular Besta TV unit, which is lovely anyway in its own right. This mirror will be the centerpiece to any wall in your home. You can make a TV of anything but the easiest idea is to go to IKEA to buy a piece and then hack it or to take some IKEA supplies you already have and make a nice TV stand.

I hope you’ve found inspiration to turn your Lack table into something better and more useful with these Ikea Lack hacks. It is another beautiful example of how an IKEA hack can completely change and transform something. Another gorgeous table that makes use of upholstery nails to create an elegant finish. This hack uses IKEA METOD HYTTAN to create yet another Mid Century style cabinet. I love the sleek stylish design of Mid Century Modern items, (or 1950’s & 1960s style). But if you hack an IKEA piece into a beautiful sideboard such as this one, you can have something that looks unique and expensive, for a great affordable price. It uses wood stain and white paint, gold spray paint and casters. They are mounted on the front of the dresser for an amazing vintage yet modern look. FYI, since contact paper is removable, you can refresh this hack whenever the mood strikes. It uses the IKEA Besta unit. Sideboards and buffets, especially modern designer ones, can be so expensive and out of most people’s price range. While it won't hold a large number of shoes, it will help you keep at least a few key pairs easily available. See the tutorial right here. There's a reason this much-admired table has been on IKEA's product roster since 1979.

Creating entryway storage to fit a tiny alcove is a snap using an IKEA kitchen cabinet.

However, it is made more interesting and modern looking with wooden plates instead. It also makes a much more expensive looking bed for your bedroom! The top has been framed with architrave and topped with toughened glass. At Simply LKJ they have attached wooden boards across the top of the Lack table to give it a farmhouse appeal. Ikea Lack Hidden Games Console Hack.

Mid Century furniture always has featured some wonderful chair designs. Rummaging through a cluttered entryway isn't a great way to start your day. The bowl has that great green color that is so Mid Century, and the shape is also so retro. This sideboard is a great way to incorporate stars beautifully into Mid Century design. Take it a step further though with this hack from Delicious and DIY.

A really elegant way to turn something super cheap into a stunning piece of furniture. They're available in three different colors: white, black, and red and come in packs of two for $15.99.