15 IKEA Hacks Hiding in Plain Sight

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I spy with my little eye … IKEA hacks. Hiding in plain sight, in living spaces, everywhere. (Or at least in our contributor's homes because, well, they did them.)

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It might be hard to believe, but …

… this colorful accent seat used to be a plain bench. | GET THE DIY

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… these succulent shelves used to be baskets. | GET THE DIY

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… this marbled masterpiece used to be a nondescript side table. | GET THE DIY

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… these Scandi-inspired containers used to be plain glass jars. | GET THE DIY

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… this kitchen organizer used to be a picture ledge. | GET THE DIY

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… this book bin used to be a storage box. | GET THE DIY

Light tan book bin with metal legs and picture books in a white room next to elephant stuffed animal and medium-sized plant
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… this pendant light used to be a plant stand. | GET THE DIY

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… these shelves used to be a tray stand. | GET THE DIY

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… this plant stand used to be a stool. | GET THE DIY

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… this modern side table used to be a neutral nightstand. | GET THE DIY

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… this terrazzo table used to be a simple side table. | GET THE DIY

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… this shelving unit used to be single shelves. | GET THE DIY

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… this plant box used to be a desk trestle. | GET THE DIY

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... this bleached wood console table used to be black. | GET THE DIY

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... this gorgeous bedroom piece used to be a humble dresser. | GET THE DIY

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… this planter used to be a box. | GET THE DIY

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