13 Small Space-Savvy IKEA Hacks

The only thing better than a good IKEA hack is one that helps maximize a small space. To inspire your next DIY endeavor, we did some digging and rounded up the savviest, small space-friendly IKEA hacks we could find in our own archives. From a statement storage cabinet to a side panel-turned-headboard, here are 13 IKEA hacks that will upgrade even the tiniest of spaces in no time.

1. Make a Statement (With Your Storage)

2. Fashion a Floating Storage System

3. Hack a Wall Organizer

4. Build a Book Bin

5. Create a Custom Side Table

6. Elevate Your Shelving Unit

7. Score a Boho-Style Sideboard

8. Upgrade a Cute Cat House

ikea cat house hack
credit: Carrie Waller

9. Devise a Vertical Garden with Bed Slats

10. Construct a Coffee Table From a Floor Cushion

ikea floor stool hack
credit: Sara Albers

11. Turn a Desk Accessory into a Modern Planter

12. Create a Swoon-Worthy Shelving Unit

13. Boho-ify Your Headboard


Caroline Biggs

Caroline Biggs

Caroline Biggs is a writer living in New York City. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Apartment Therapy, Refinery 29, and more.