13 best IKEA Besta makeovers

Desperately in need of spicing up your IKEA BESTA cabinets

Here are 13 beautiful BESTA makeovers to inspire your renovations. 


1. Fall in love with your Besta

IKEA Besta

Photo credit: @aj_home

By adding some wall art of the famous City of Love and a vase full of pure white roses to minimalistic design, you can fall in love with your IKEA Besta all over again! 

2. Let's keep it natural 

IKEA Besta

Photo credit: @casapitusa

Keep things natural by pairing decorative plants with the Earthy tones of your Besta. You can give your living room the homey, Midcentury Modern vibe that you've always dreamed of having! 

3. Rock & Roll with minimalism

IKEA Besta

Photo credit: @gingered_things

Is the all-white aesthetic of your Besta starting to bore you? Keep it interesting by hanging up some fun wall art, like this sexy guitar, to add a modern twist to your minimalistic chic design. 

4. Take a trip down memory lane 

IKEA Besta

Photo credit: @brueckhome

Need a place to put your old photo frames? Your Besta can be the perfect storage space for not only your books and knick-knacks but also for your favorite memories. It is the perfect place to display your most precious moments. 

5. Perfectly cozy & shabby chic

IKEA Besta

 Photo credit: @dekobinchen

This is a perfectly intertwined look of the shabby chic appeal with the modern Scandinavian design. By adding some shabby chic decorations, you can add a super cozy mood to your modern aesthetic. You can create the perfect, escapist reading corner that you saw in the recent catalog of your favorite home decor magazine

6. Keep things classymodern chic

IKEA Besta

Photo credit: @sams.habitat

Keep your space looking classy and modern chic by complimenting your plain white Besta with a new moody wall color. Like Kida Kudz would say, Issa Vibe

7. Tapered legs for days

IKEA Besta

Photo credit: @brittanymakes

Add some tapered table legs and hardware to turn your old Besta cabinet into your own brand new piece of furniture. It is the perfect DIY project for those of you that love home decor! 

 8. Affordable AND high-end IKEA 

IKEA Besta

Photo credit: @theposhhome

Ever have a dream of owning a high-end piece of furniture without having to pay the big bucks for it? Founder of The Posh Home, Bethany Campbell has a great method of making your dream come true! Simply installing some beautiful hardware onto the Besta could make a difference. For more information, visit her page

9. Take the all-white aesthetic to the next level 

IKEA Besta

 Photo credit: @danainteriorinsta

For those of you who are obsessed with the rising interior design trend of the all-white aesthetic, this is the perfect DIY renovation idea for you! Stack up the IKEA Besta cabinets against the wall to create your own beautiful, all-white cabinetry to go with your white marble floor.

10. Be multifunctional with your Besta

IKEA Besta

Photo credit: @memyloveandlife

Tired of your studio apartment with limited closet space? Transform your living space with your Besta by using it has a room divider, creating a cozy bedroom and your own semi-walk-in closet. It can work as a great headboard for your bed too! 

11. A Besta for the American Beauty

IKEA Besta

Photo credit: @m.newcomer_visualist

Instead of purchasing a new vanity, turn your old Besta cabinet into your own beauty salon! All you have to do is hang up a mirror above the BESTA, and Voila! You have your own little beauty corner inside your bedroom. 

12. Convenience is key

IKEA Besta

Photo credit: @sanna_mariia

They say beautiful shoes, take you to beautiful places. Those beautiful shoes deserve a beautiful place to be stored! Place Besta by the front door and turn it into a convenient shoe closet. It's also a great way to decorate your home's entryway!



Norse Interiors' personal best Besta makeover

13. Create your own adventures with your Besta 

Cane doors on IKEA Besta sideboard

Photo credit: @norseinteriors

Who doesn't love a little adventure? Make your living room look like a place to inspire adventurous dreams by renovating your sideboard Besta with fun and decorative legs, hardware, wood tops, and cane doors. There are tons of design options to choose from on our website, so feel free to explore!

Main page - Sideboards Knobs - Legs - Wood tops


You might also like: How to Assemble the IKEA Besta Cabinet


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Author: Michelle Choi

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