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5 Totally Brilliant IKEA Hacks

You might not worry about getting out of IKEA once you check out these genius IKEA hacks.

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Couch Caddy

Keep everything you need within arm’s reach. This clever IKEA hack couch caddy can hold your remote, a beverage and a magazine or newspaper. Find instructions at instructables.com.

Keep everything charged at home with an IKEA wireless charger hack.

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Single Flower Vase

Pick up a bamboo plant pot at IKEA and transform it into something unique by flipping it upside down. Grab an 8-ounce canning jar with a lid, a drill with a 1/4-inch bit, two-part epoxy and 180-220 grit sandpaper to make a vase. Check out the complete project at Instructables.

If you enjoy a mid-century modern decor look you can get with one genius IKEA hack.

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Bedside Buddy

Get a little creative with an IKEA flatware holder and some drawer handles to create a bedside caddy to hold the items you need near you at night. Get a look at how to put the whole thing together over at Instructables.

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Articulating Table Mount

Laying down on the couch, trying to watch something on a tablet just isn’t super comfortable after a while. This  IKEA hack takes an IKEA desk lamp and turns it into an articulating table mount. Check out the complete plans at Instructables.

Dip your toes in the water of IKEA hacks by first seeing the kinds of IKEA add-ons you can do.

Photo: Courtesy of Mike Warren/Instructables

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Easy Lamps

Grab a colander and a Hemma light socket set at IKEA and come up with a creative light fixture with this IKEA hack. Drill out the bottom of the colander with a well-lubricated drill press and assemble the light socket. Check out the complete project at Instructables.

Got a big trip to IKEA coming up? Get creative by checking out some incredible IKEA hacks you can add to your home.

Photo: Courtesy of Mike Warren/Instructables

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