4 Steps to refresh your IKEA furniture

IKEA is known for its affordable and customizable furniture, making it a favorite among homeowners and renters alike. However, with so many options available, it can be overwhelming to know where to start when it comes to customizing your IKEA furniture. Here are four hacks to help you create unique and personalized pieces for your home. 

Use wallpaper 

Use wallpaper or fabric to add pattern and color to your IKEA furniture. This is an easy and inexpensive way to give your furniture a fresh, new look. Simply cut the wallpaper or fabric to fit the surface you want to cover and use double-sided tape or adhesive spray to attach it.

Add wallpaper to your furniture for a fresh look
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Add legs

Add new legs to your IKEA furniture to give it a more elevated and sophisticated look. There are many companies that sell furniture legs specifically designed to fit IKEA pieces, or you can opt for other trendy and affordable options, as long as they have screw about 3/4” long.

 Add legs to your furniture from Norse Interiors
Sara black legs from Norse Interiors on IKEA Besta cabinets. 

Paint it

Paint your IKEA furniture to completely transform its look. This is a great way to add a pop of color to a neutral room, or to create a cohesive look if you have multiple IKEA pieces in the same space. Be sure to use a high-quality paint and primer specifically designed for furniture, and follow the instructions for proper application.

 Paint your furniture for a fresh look
Image source: Canva 

New hardware

Swap out the hardware on your IKEA furniture for a more personalized touch. This can be as simple as replacing the handles on a dresser or adding decorative knobs to a bookshelf. Universal Norse Interiors' knobs and pulls can add a touch of luxury to any piece. 

Add new hardware to your furniture from Norse InteriorsElisabeth brass knobs on walnut double doors on an IKEA Besta frame.  

By incorporating these hacks, you can easily customize your IKEA furniture to create unique and personalized pieces that fit your style and budget. IF you want help breathing new life into your furniture, our design advisors are ready to work with you. Book a free consultation call at a time that's convenient for you. Happy decorating!



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