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IKEA Hack Your Crafting Space | 51 Craft Room Storage DIY Projects

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Hack your way to an extra spacious and more functional craft room with no less than IKEA items that are both reliable and easy to find! We have gathered here some of the best hacks that you can do on your own craft room, too!

IKEA Hack Your Crafting Space | 51 Craft Room Storage DIY Projects

IKEA Hack Your Crafting Space | 51 Craft Room Storage DIY Projects

These IKEA hacks will make IKEA your best friend in storage.

Let’s face it, our craft room space may contain a lot more stuff compared to the other rooms in the house. This is why a particular storage for these things is a must. This will help us avoid clutter, the unnecessary usage of space, and having an unruly working environment. Hacking IKEA items will help you solve all this! Whenever we talk about storage, IKEA definitely has plenty to offer. What’s more is that you can use their storage items in various forms and designs, depending on your style taste.

Check out some of the IKEA hacks that will be best suited for your crafting space.

1. Ikea Kallax Hack: Craft Room Storage

It’s not just about your craft room storage – it’s also about your craft room table. This awesome piece, made out of an Ikea Kallax hack, is the one that you should not miss out for. Get the full process here for this project.

2. IKEA Expedit Hack

An ultimate space saver, the Ikea Expedit is transformed into this highly functional storage area. Enjoy working clutter – free, when you have this in your craft room! Click here to know how this is made.

3. IKEA Hack Magazine Files

These magazine files can store so much more than just magazines, and they are capable of helping you organize your things as well. Tutorial here.

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4. Trones Shoe Holder for Paper Storage

Transforming this old torn up shoe holder into a decorative paper file storage is an innovative way to save space and decorate a room. Click here to learn more about this project..

5. IKEA Spice Racks as Desk Organizers

Old and dingy spice racks restored into office organizer shelvings. Full details here.

6. Helmer Drawer Set

Turn any old file cabinet into a shabby chic drawer storage. With its durable metal construction and build-in casters, this will surely be useful to any room in your home. Click here to learn more about this project.

7. Numbered Ikea Boxes

Here’s another clever idea to maximize storage. These simple yet handsome boxes are stackable and sturdy enough to hold quite a of stuff. Click here to learn more about this project.

8. Transforming Expedit Shelves with Paint Sticks

Rescue those old expidit boxes. Dress them up with paintsticks and presto! You have these decorative boxes that will make any storage problem disappear. Click here to learn more about this project.

9. Rast Ikea Hack

These decorated boxes will definitely compliment your craft room. Labels will be of great help too! Get the full tutorial here.

10. Ikea Rolling Storage Behemoth

This hack is a promising storage for your home. It is spacious, and is made more convenient with the wheels installed. Get the full tutorial here.

11. Ikea Hack Modern Desk

This modern desk will help you finish off projects in your craft room with ease. Details here.

12. Transformed Pottery Barn from Ikea

This piece will not only keep your craft items, it will also interestingly add accent to your room. The look of this transformed Ikea piece is amazing! Full details here.

13. Rustic Ikea Hacked Cabinet

Always loved rustic? Now, even your craft room can have this kind of theme too! Start with this cabinet. See full tutorial here.

14. Besta, Billy, & Brass Bookcases

A combination of Ikea’s best buys, this storage will totally accommodate your craft materials in your craft room! Details here.

15. Craft Storage from Ikea Raskog Cart

A Raskog cart can be a perfect storage for any type of art material you or your child has, and it will be kept well organized. More details of this project can be found here.

16. Study Space with Pegboard

This is a great addition to your craft room: a table to create your projects, and a peg board that can hold some of your craft items and ideas in an open view. See details here.

17. Ikea Custom Craft

This custom craft is just awesome, and just about everyone’s dream craft room addition. It does not only work as a table, it also has a storage space, as its legs! How cool is that? Get full tutorial here!

18. Ikea Hack – DIY Utensil slatted Sultan Lade

Hang your items and art materials in this project. This is one great way to utilize your craft room walls. Details here.

19. Wrapper Holder

An ideal hack for small spaces, this wrapper holder can easily be bought from Ikea. Details here.

20. Ikea Rolling Desk

A rolling desk is a great idea for easy room rearrangements and in making hard-to-move projects, allowing you to freely move it around your work place. Get the full tutorial here.

21. Ikea Rast Hack: New Craftroom Desk

Your craft room desk will totally accommodate a cabinet as its leg. Now, you get to have more storage space, and you also get to have a sturdy desk! Get the step by step process here.

22. Yellow Ikea Raskog Cart

Utilize this Ikea cart for your extra art materials in the craft room! Just spray paint on it with whatever color you like, preferably the one that matches your crafting space, to have that unified feel. See details here.

23. Artful Expedit Hack

You can totally make use of an Expedit like this: storage compartments at the bottom, organized books in color codes at the middle, and minimal decorations on top. This will be perfect for your crafting space! See full tutorial here.

24. Office Built-In Craft Storage

Having an Ikea built – in for your office or craft room will be a wise move. Check out the tutorial here.

25. Hanging files with IKEA

Hanging your files and keeping them organized is one sure way of saving valuable space and being systematic, like this project with an Ikea box. Get full details here.

26. DIY Craft Table

This craft table is definitely what you should have for your own craft room, stat! With easy storage shelves, and a convenient table to go with, this item is an absolute must – have. See full tutorial for this project here.

27. Desktop Storage Ikea Hack

Avoid clutter atop your desk with this hack. See more details about this one here.

28. Gold Leafed Ikea Desk Hack

Keep your craft area fluidly organized through this Ikea hack! Get the step by step process here.

29. Corner Shelf Hack

You can install this clever corner shelf in your craft room to maximize space and store more stuff! See details here.

30. Floating Cubby Buffet

This floating cubby buffet is a great addition to your craft room, given its storage capacity and its elongated shelf that can hold a lot of your finished projects for display. Click here to know more about this hack.

31. Ikea Hack Mail Rack

From magazine stands, you can make mail racks out of these Ikea purchases. Instead of mail, you can put your craft papers and other documents here for sorting and organizing. Have one in your craft room now! See how in this tutorial here.

32. Ikea Hack Activity Table With Storage

Going through some busy hours? This activity table is for you. Underneath can be a storage area for just about anything, like your child’s go – to playing station while you are attending to your crafty project. See more details here.

33. Ikea boxes upgrade

Upgrade your Ikea boxes so they don’t just store your items for you, they also give life to your crafting space. Get the full tutorial here.

34. Expedit cutting table on wheels

Another version of an expedit table,but this one’s on wheels! The storage area below is really a gem. Click here for more details.

35. DIY Murphy Desk

A brilliant installation to your craft room is this shelf with a detachable table, which saves you much room space. You are able to easily keep it when not in use. Convenient! Tutorial here.

36. DIY Lego Table 

This is the hack you need so you can stop risking your life stepping on legos everywhere in the house! Seriously, this is one great idea to keep your lego pieces together. See full details here

37. Simple Ikea Hack: Narrow Console Table 

This narrow console is compatible to whichever room you want it installed in. The project alone is a space saver! See full tutorial here.

38. DIY Box and Arrow

Get yourself sturdy boxes or drawers for storage, and play with it a little with some colorful crayons and then drawing an arrow on the sides. This hack proves that utility and fun can go together. Click here for the tutorial.

39. Book Case from Ikea Hutten Wine Rack

Too many books and less wine? Grab one of the wine racks and make it a book shelf instead! Get more details here.

40. Chinese Expedit Cabinet

You wouldn’t believe that it’s an Expedit inside this Chinese cabinet! Get the step by step process here.

41. Complete workstation desk home office IKEA hack

This complete work station is what you and your craft room need. An ultimate MUST, with the table that allows you to finish your tasks, and the storage that comes with it that will keep your stuff at bay – no clutter. Check out  more details here.

42. Ikea Fintorp Storage

Hang other craft items that you use more frequently, for easy access. This Ikea hack is perfect for that. Get the tutorial here.

43. Expedit sewing/crafting/cutting table

This is another table inspiration you need to check out. Then you will be able to choose the most appropriate one for your space. Get more details here.

44. Fabric Filer

Use less space by filing your fabric this way! Click here for the tutorial.

45. Wooden Crate Storage Area

Try using your wall as an add – on storage help, like installing these cute crates. Learn more about this project by clicking here.

46. Needlepoint Pencil Cup

Avoid being plain in your creative room. Start to redecorate by upgrading a simple pencil stand where you store pens and other writing materials into this cool ensemble. Click here for more details.

47. Ikea Bygel Wire Basket Hack

Utilize the extra basket wires you have by making them into publication racks. Details here.

48. IKEA Billy Bookcase Hack:DIY Dress Up Closet

Who ever said book cases are merely for books? You can easily store and display finished craft projects in just a blink of an eye! See here for the tutorial.

49. Makeup Brush Organizer

You can’t have too many make-up brushes; neither with art brushes! Keep them safe in one place with this nifty IKEA hack. Brush through here for a complete guide on how to do this!

50. IKEA Window Bench Tutorial

This spot, right beside the window, is a perfect place to get all melodramatic. And with drama comes inspiration! Keep your craft materials ready by stacking them neatly underneath this IKEA window bench storage. Click here to learn how!


51. IKEA Malm Bed Storage

This is the best one IKEA storage hack for me, by far! If you have a pile of crafty projects, like kiddie costumes, quilts and such, then this is where they are meant to be. Get them dust-free and wrinkle free, by learning how, here.

Here is Kari Webster‘s video on craft room organization using IKEA Alex Five Drawer Unit:

Now that you have more than a handful of inspiration to hack your Ikea purchases, start maximizing them for storage! If your next stop is a kitchen upgrade with DIY projects, click here.

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