Easiest IKEA hacks ever: 7 IKEA transformations using spray paint

By Aoife Valentine 11-05-2017

We've seen many an incredible IKEA hack - just like this totally transformative BILLY bookcase hack - but it's easy to put them to one side, because you can't ever imagine yourself having the time or inclination to act on them, even if you think they're brilliant ideas. However, with these, you've no excuse.

We've found some brilliant IKEA transformations that only involve a can of spray paint. It's amazing how much a change in colour can change the look of the IKEA pieces, usually transforming them into far more expensive and luxe looking pieces. And all for the cost of a can of spray paint!

7 Spray Painted IKEA transformations

While this bed frame is no longer available in IKEA, similar steel bed frames can be found in the Swedish giant's bedroom section. Coated in a soft, muted hue like the green above, it looks super sophisticated and stylish, and just a little bit cooler than the usual white-coated frame. (Image: A Beautiful Mess)

 

The SKRUVSTA swivel chair is an IKEA classic, but a spritz of gold spray paint on the legs totally transforms the look and feel of the chair. The swap from grey to gold ups the glam level immeasurably. (Image: Alicia Tenise)

 

The RASKOG kitchen cart has found itself in many, many house tours being used for all sorts of things that aren't just vegetables. This navy spray proves all this cart needs to work in any room, is a quick colour change. (Image: Design*Sponge)

 

DALFRED bar stools are €35, but some gold spray paint detailing totally transforms them, giving them a designer feel that betrays their price tag. (Image: My Melodrama)

 

VITTSJO shelving units come in all sorts of shapes and sizes but their black frame looks super basic. A quick coat of gold spray paint and it looks super luxe. No one need even know! (Image: Style Me Pretty)

 

We are obsessed with this double duty spray paint job. The matte pastel on the outside and gold on the inside totally hides the €22 price tag on the FOTO pendant. (Image: Sugar and Cloth for the Lulus)

 

One can on green spray covered a set of LERBERG trestle legs and a HOLMSEL chair, making for a gorgeous, colourful, desk space. The dream! (Image: Livet Hemma)

 

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