10 Ingenious IKEA Hacks For the Kitchen

These brilliant IKEA hacks are great for adding storage to the kitchen. From bar carts to pantries to toe-kick drawers, you can hack just about anything!

Is your kitchen a busy place in your home? Does it get disorganized and messy at times? Mine, too. Maybe the solution for your kitchen can be found in a trip to Ikea! Check out these 10 ingenious Ikea hacks for the kitchen to turn the heart of your home into an efficient space that the whole family can use and appreciate!

10 Ikea Hacks for the Kitchen

This beautiful kitchen hack, made with three Billy bookcases, accomplishes several things. It acts as a room divider, a support column, extra storage, and extra counter space!

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Kitchen Island Ikea Hack by Golden Boys and Me

You could buy a simple Bekvam kitchen cart and call it done, but why not take it up a notch and turn it into an expensive-looking kitchen cart with a marble top and a snazzy towel rod?

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Kitchen Cart Hack by Oliver and Rust

If you have a small kitchen and need an island for seating, extra storage, and more counter space, check this IKEA hack that will give you all that… and more! This kitchen hack uses an Expedit (or Kallax) shelving unit, a Lagan countertop, and Branas baskets.

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Rolling Kitchen Island via Ikea Hackers

Attach a couple of Bygel rails to your cabinet doors to hold your pot lids. So clever! Click on the link below for another great Ikea hack to add a bit more organization to the inside of your cabinet doors.

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Pot Lid Storage Ikea Hack via Apartment Apothecary

Add more storage to your kitchen with toe-kick drawers using shallow kitchen drawers from Ikea. Cover them with brass sheet metal to add a whole lot of glam to your kitchen! So gorgeous.

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Toe-Kick Drawers by NW HomeWorks

Hack a Kallax bookcase and turn it into a cute bar cart to add to your kitchen. It’s a fairly simple hack for a gorgeous result!

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Ikea Hack Bar Cart by Sugar & Cloth

Stack wooden IKEA CD drawers and use the drawers to store spices, cans, and all of your non-perishables and use the whole unit as a pantry. Label every drawer so you know where everything is!

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Wooden CD Drawers Turned Pantry Hack via Design Sponge

Sometimes a great Ikea hack is simply buying two of something and putting them together. See how pushing two kitchen carts together and adding shelving above has transformed a blank wall in a kitchen!

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Kitchen Carts x 2 by Cozy Cottage Cute

If you have a blank wall and no pantry, add a couple of Ikea Pax wardrobes and finish it off with trim to make it look built-in. For extra credit, turn a large gap between a wardrobe and a wall into a narrow broom closet!

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Built-In Ikea Pax Pantry by Jenna Sue Design

House all of your kitchen appliances in this spacious and clever appliance garage hacked from two Galant roll-front cabinets and base kitchen cabinets. Add a lot of electrical outlets to make it even more efficient!

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Appliance Garage via Ikea Hackers

What other Ikea hacks for the kitchen have you seen? Have you tried an Ikea kitchen hack yourself?

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I’m Elisa and I live in Austin, Texas with my husband and our two little girls. I used to teach reading and writing, but now I stay at home with my two kiddos and read and write in my spare time. I also love to undertake DIY projects, find new recipes on Pinterest, and dream about someday finally completing our home. Above all, I love to learn about new things and sharing my new-found knowledge with others.

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