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15 Of The Most Unique Ikea Lamp Hacks

IKEA lamp hacks: Transformations of IKEA products can be fun and easy. I love nothing more than picking up something ordinary from IKEA, taking it home, and revamping it into something cool and unique.

Lots of IKEA products are designed to be hacked. They are known for their entry-level style and come unvarnished and unfinished. For example, their classic Moppe mini drawers and the Beckvam stool. It’s amazing how a lick of paint, decoupage, a few tools, and creativity can transform these basics into cool and stylish decor pieces.

Other IKEA products are not such obvious candidates for a transformation, but that still doesn’t stop us. Sometimes we want to make our mass-produced product unique by updating it with our twist.

IKEA lamps are great to revamp and upcycle. Many of them are affordable and made, making them fast, easy and cheap to upstyle. I have rounded up 15 of the best IKEA lighting hacks; they are all simple enough to make at home.

A few hacks involve taking an existing IKEA lamp and changing it to make it unique. Other transformations involve taking other IKEA products, such as baskets and turning them into lamps.

The Best IKEA Lamp Hacks to Make

I hope you have found inspiration from these IKEA upcycles. IKEA mirrors are another classic product to hack. I revamped and updated my mirror with tropical wallpaper to fit my decor.

If you liked these IKEA transformations, check out some fabulous hacks and roundups. They are also featured under the letter I for IKEA in the A to Z of upcycling ideas.

My home is full of IKEA hacks, many of which are listed below.

15 of the Best IKEA Lamp Hacks

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Thursday 10th of August 2017

Such great ideas! I love making something that costs less, but still looks amazing! :)

Claire Armstrong

Friday 11th of August 2017

Thank you Jamie. It's fun making affordable knock off home accessories.


Thursday 10th of August 2017

You've inspired me to jazz up the lamps in my home. I'm in love with your map lined shade. Congrats, you're featured this week at the This Is How We Roll Link Party.

Claire Armstrong

Friday 11th of August 2017

Thank you so much for the feature. I also love the map lamps that's why I made 2.


Sunday 6th of August 2017

Love these! Jazzing up my old lamps is now on my list of things to do :)

Claire Armstrong

Monday 7th of August 2017

Thank you, I never throw away old shades I just revamp them.