So you bought a bunch of Ikea furniture back in college, or you found some at a yard sale and can’t quite figure out how to take advantage of the great deal you scored. Well you’re in luck, because we have a list of hacks that should help inspire you to DIY greatness.

You don’t necessarily have to be the most handy person to pull off the majority of these tutorials, but a bit of patience could go a long way in helping you take your home from cliché to couture.

1. The TARVA Ice Chest – DIY Beer Cooler

2. Ikea Headboard Stickwood Hack

3. Turn a cheap Ikea wooden slat bed frame into a cool desk

4. Turn a boring shelving unit into an amazing bookcase/entertainment stand with a sliding barn door

5. Create homemade terrariums from Ikea glass storage containers

6. Turn this basic Ikea mirror into a vintage-looking mirror door

7. Use Ikea rugs as covers for pillows. This is a great way to repurpose rugs and bring life to old pillows

8. Make a Lego table that even adults would want

9. This DIY standing desk using Ikea items is a clear winner

10. This Ikea-based rope bridge shelf is amazing, there are so many ways you could use this in your home

11. Turn the normal 5×5 Expedit shelving unit into an incredible home for your hamster!

12. If this doesn’t show you how creative people can be with simple items from Ikea

13. Turn a few Frosta stools into a really neat and unique shelving unit

14. Those old bookcases from earlier in life can be turned sideways and made into all kinds of new furniture

15. Cats in a triple bunk bed. Ideas like this break the internet

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