30+ Clever IKEA Hacks for the Perfect Playroom

Time to makeover the playroom with these 30+ Clever IKEA Hacks for the Playroom featured on Remodelaholic.com


Oh, IKEA.  How we love you.  You always have just what we didn’t know we needed, be it a $3 stool or a small crate of soft felt vegetables.  And let’s not forget the meatballs… Sometimes, however, you might go to IKEA with a plan in mind (shocking, I know).  And today’s plan is to update that playroom.  Believe it or not,IKEA has more for your playroom than tiny tables and wooden easels.  There are so manyIKEA hacks that can make your playroom really pop – unique storage solutions, clever dual-use items, money-saving furniture flips – sometimes it’s overwhelming!  But the following 30 IKEA hacks are the perfect place to start – for boys, girls, young or a little older, we’ve got you covered.

30+ Clever IKEA Hacks for the Perfect Playroom

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And take a look at this lego table with a built in tray! // Lego Table with Tray // IKEA Hackers

 

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This art table was made from the super affordable kids table and chairs set.  With a few tweaks, you’ve got an art center that will hold your paper roll and all your art-making supplies. //  Art Table and Chairs // Freckles

 

All you need for this update is paint – and what a difference it makes!  Your littlest ones will love the contrast between the black and white. // Play Gym Revamp // Live Well Travel Often

 

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Speaking of paint, if you’re not feeling the bright red moose, don’t worry!  You could always turn it into an adorable fuzzy sheep for your playroom! // A Rocking Sheep // Stories by Sarah Sherman Samuel

 

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A simple bookcase?  No!  It’s a dollhouse, of course!  I love that this dollhouse can pull double-duty as storage. // Billy Bookcase Dollhouse // The DIY Village

 

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Of course, IKEA has a play kitchen for sale, but you could also turn an IKEA bedside table into a kitchen as well! //   Bedside Table Turned Play Kitchen // My Poppet

 

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Not surprisingly, any IKEA bedside table or nightstand will work!  Just look at this kitchen! // Nightstand Turned Play Kitchen // Little Red Window

 

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If you really want to go all out, make an entire cafe for the kids using IKEA pieces! // Play Cafe // The Mama’s Girls

 

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If your kids play a lot of board games, you’ve got to check out this lazy susan IKEA hack. // Lazy Susan Board Game Trick // The Heathered Nest

 

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These sweet little cordless lamps would add some whimsy and style to your playroom. // Cordless Wall Lamps // Remodelaholic

 

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Toys that double as wall art?  That’s just genius!  This mini figure display is storage, artwork, and functional toys all in one! // Lego Minifigure Display // Frugal Fun 4 Boys and Girls

 

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Add a magnet board in your playroom for lots of fun alphabet magnet play.  You can paint it to match your playroom’s theme, like this one. // Painted Magnetic Board // Average But Inspired

 

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Making sure your little one can reach everything has never looked so stylish! // Updated Step Stools // This Little Street

 

What’s your favorite IKEA item to hack?  

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