25 Stylish IKEA Hacks For Living Rooms

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If you have a couple of IKEA pieces you are ready to hack and reuse, you can get very stylish items for decorating your living room. Need some ideas? Here they are!

Sofas And Chairs

The main piece in any living room is a sofa or a loveseat, and if you are looking for a cool IKEA sofa hack – here they are! IKEA Ektorp, Stockholm, Karlstad sofas and Ekebol couch can be given a totally new look using paint, new legs and of course new fabric – reupholster the piece to match your space. If you need some chairs, too, grab a Loksta chair and give it a new life with a new cover or a Tullsta chair and reupholster or even tie dye the upholstery for a brand-new look.

a chic mid-century modern hack of an IKEA Karlstad sofa in pink will brighten up your space

a chic mid-century modern hack of an IKEA Karlstad sofa in pink will brighten up your space

an IKEA Loksta chair hack with brown leather looks very stylish and will accent any mid-century modern room

an IKEA Loksta chair hack with brown leather looks very stylish and will accent any mid-century modern room

an IKEA Karlstad hack with tufting and mid-century legs is a chic and timeless idea to go for

an IKEA Karlstad hack with tufting and mid-century legs is a chic and timeless idea to go for

an IKEA Rattan chair hacked with colorful yarn and tassels for a boho feel - ideal for both indoors and outdoors

an IKEA Rattan chair hacked with colorful yarn and tassels for a boho feel - ideal for both indoors and outdoors

an IKEA Soderhamn makeover with new covers is a chic option for a contemporary living room

an IKEA Soderhamn makeover with new covers is a chic option for a contemporary living room

an IKEA Tullsta chair renovation with polka dot printed fabric and a bright pillow will add a cute feel to the space

an IKEA Tullsta chair renovation with polka dot printed fabric and a bright pillow will add a cute feel to the space

an emerald velvet Stockholm sofa will bring color and texture to your living room

an emerald velvet Stockholm sofa will bring color and texture to your living room

an IKEA Ekebol couch hack with bright floral print fabric is an amazing idea for a summer living room

an IKEA Ekebol couch hack with bright floral print fabric is an amazing idea for a summer living room

Storage And TV Units

Storage space is a must for every room, living rooms are no exception. There are tons of ideas you can realize: renovate Expedit, Kallax, Besta, Ivar, Stockholm and other units depending on what you need and what size and style of furniture you are looking for. Decals, paint, contact paper, new legs and even countertops will give these units a new look and your space will get a chic storage unit.

a bench with storage made of IEKA Metod cabinets is a stylish contemporary idea for any space including a living room

a bench with storage made of IEKA Metod cabinets is a stylish contemporary idea for any space including a living room

a chic contemporary floating credenza of IKEA Metod and Tutema cabinets plus a light-colored wooden cover

a chic contemporary floating credenza of IKEA Metod and Tutema cabinets plus a light-colored wooden cover

a comfortable storage unit for your living room made of an IKEA Kallax will easily fit many decor styles

a comfortable storage unit for your living room made of an IKEA Kallax will easily fit many decor styles

a large navy storage wall-mounted unit built of several IKEA Metod cabinets and some open storage boxes underneath

a large navy storage wall-mounted unit built of several IKEA Metod cabinets and some open storage boxes underneath

a simple and stylish TV unit made of IKEA Kallax units is a genius idea for a contemporary space

a simple and stylish TV unit made of IKEA Kallax units is a genius idea for a contemporary space

a Stockholm sideboard with gold hairpin legs and a geometric design made with gold foil tape

a Stockholm sideboard with gold hairpin legs and a geometric design made with gold foil tape

plain Ivar cabinets turned into a stylish home bar in purple, with copper legs and leather pulls

plain Ivar cabinets turned into a stylish home bar in purple, with copper legs and leather pulls

IKEA Besta units with a wooden countertop will be a great floating credenza for a living or dining room

IKEA Besta units with a wooden countertop will be a great floating credenza for a living or dining room

an IKEA Expedit shelf covered with weathered wood and put on casters looks super cool

an IKEA Expedit shelf covered with weathered wood and put on casters looks super cool

a TV unit of IKEA Besta and a light stained wooden countertop is a perfect fit for a Scandinavian room

a TV unit of IKEA Besta and a light stained wooden countertop is a perfect fit for a Scandinavian room

a very bold Ivar hack with paints and real flower stickers will make a statement anywhere

a very bold Ivar hack with paints and real flower stickers will make a statement anywhere

Home Bars

A home bar is an optional thing, some of us have it, some don’t, and maybe you’ll prefer to move it to the dining room or even your office. Anyway, stylish home bars can be made of IKEA utility and kitchen carts or even Ivar, Kallax, Valje and Vittsjo units redone with contact paper, spray paints and casters if needed.

a bright home bar made of an IKEA Valje shelf with colorful inside in various bright shades

a bright home bar made of an IKEA Valje shelf with colorful inside in various bright shades

a simple contemporary home bar of an IKEA Kallax unit with casters - it features enough storage

a simple contemporary home bar of an IKEA Kallax unit with casters - it features enough storage

a stylish home bar made of an IKEA Kallax shelf with elegant gilded legs will easily fit many rooms

a stylish home bar made of an IKEA Kallax shelf with elegant gilded legs will easily fit many rooms

an IKEA Ivar cabinet turned into a stylish kid-proof home bar with a 3D tropical leaf print

an IKEA Ivar cabinet turned into a stylish kid-proof home bar with a 3D tropical leaf print

Coffee And Side Tables

Last but not least are coffee tables and side tables made of IKEA units. IKEA Vittsjo tables can be hacked into a stylish coffee tables or tufted ottomans depending on your needs. You can also make some cool caddies or tables of Frosta stools or even Eket cabinets. Read some DIYs for these units under the pictures and go crafting!

an elegant IKEA Lack coffee table done with animal print contact paper - such prints are on top

an elegant IKEA Lack coffee table done with animal print contact paper - such prints are on top

a cool ikea frosta stool hack for a living room

a cool ikea frosta stool hack for a living room

IKEA Eket cabinets placed on legs and with an added top as a trio of coffee tables

IKEA Eket cabinets placed on legs and with an added top as a trio of coffee tables