Luckily a community of resourceful folks across the internet have been proliferating the notion that IKEA pieces are merely building blocks to help you create unique furniture customized for your home. There are some especially useful IKEA hacks for the bedroom – from storage beds to embellished night stands to plush window seats. Read on to see a roundup of our favorites.
IKEA’s cookie cutter RAST dresser can be found in thousands of bedrooms around the world but we could hardly recognize it after Style Me Pretty was through with it! Can you believe how they were able to transform it with just a little gold hardware a coat of white lacquer paint and some gold leaf?
Find the right balance by choosing a shade and a hue that you love regardless of the scenery outside! Gray can be used either to shape the in the room or in a more extensive fashion for all the walls and the ceiling.
On the other end of the spectrum the Raven tufted daybed is a cushy alternative that delivers the luxurious feel of a plush king-size bed in a pint-size package. Handcrafted button tufting gives the piece an opulent look without taking up unnecessary space.
Calmer reds with a matte finish are apt for rustic vintage or traditional bedrooms and look lovely when paired with natural wooden textures. Find a compromise between the shades you love and the style you desire for a bedroom that you’re comfortable with.
The cabin-inspired rustic kids’ bedroom is also a great idea for all those sleepovers as bunk beds are often the norm in such rooms. Families with more than a couple of kids can also turn towards this style which allows you to create a wall of bunk beds complete with ladders and built-in steps! With some additional space and the right storage units this bedroom will also easily double as the perfect playroom.
Part of Rossetto’s ultra-modern Nightfly collection this nearly blinding nightstand features two drawers and white-on-white faux alligator accents made of eco-leather processed using natural dyes and extracts.
Carpenter extraordinaire acopier made this one-of-a-kind DIY castle bed for her very lucky granddaughter and we have to admit that we’re quite jealous. The clever design even incorporates a slide that lifts to reveal extra storage and a cloud ceiling featuring a glow-in-the-dark moon and stars.