Cheap Ways to Make IKEA Stuff from Plain to Expensive-Looking

If you have a piece of furniture or any other stuff from IKEA that you want to upgrade them to look more expensive than before, then you are at right place. Simple little changes can transform the way things look.  Most of these upgrading ideas listed here are just simple adjustments or additions but always getting surprisingly big effect. There is another benefit that you can customize your IKEA pieces to your taste making them unique and they usually won’t cost you a lot more in upgrading process. Take a look these IKEA stuff makeovers. All of them have gone from plain to expensive-looking! Enjoy!

1. Gild your Malm dresser with gold contact paper:

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2. Jazz up a Lack coffee table with gorgeous paint and brass corners:

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3. Cover the table top with marble contact paper don’t cost you a lot:

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4. Turn this $20 Ikea chair into a designer piece with a can of gold spray paint:

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5. Transform IKEA besta and Billy bookcase combo into a wall unit that looks more expensive, by adding crown molding and lights to the top of it:

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6. Remove the Ikea legs and screw those signature tapered legs to make an awesome makeover on a white Lack coffee table:

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7. Give a Hemnes dresser or Malm drawers a drastic face lift through adding brass corner braces and a brass pulls to each drawer:

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Or IKEA Malm Drawers Makeover:

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8. Use 3-ply jute twine to wrap the cord of an Ikea Foto pendant:

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9. Cover the plain IKEA headboard with pieces of Stikwood made from reclaimed barrel oak boards:

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10. DIY a furry stool from an IKEA marius stool and an Rens sheepskin rug:

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11. Transform this Ikea Hemnes Shoe holder into a faux library card catalog:

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12. Fill all the shelf holes in Ikea cabinets and bookcases with these amazing little plastic pieces:

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