Hack Your Furniture This Weekend

Hack Your Furniture This Weekend

Simple hacks can take your furniture from bog standard to bloody impressive. Take a little time this weekend to create an awesome arcade console coffee table, minimal floating desk, or one of the other many awesome DIY furniture upgrades you can perform on the cheap.


installing an IKEA laptop desk onto your wall

If you want to build a “conventional” standing desk, there are several ways to do it. Again, IKEA is your friend here; we’ve rounded up a host of IKEA standing desk projects.

Living Room

classic arcade coffee table
nightstand can be hacked for the same purpose

In the event that old school arcade games aren’t your cup of tea, you still have plenty of great furniture hacks to choose from for the living room. Here are some of our favourites:

People see what you put in your living room more than any other place in the house. It’s the best place to hack your furniture into something amazing because then you’ll have no trouble showing it off.


DIY vertical dish drainermount an iPad into a cabinet doormake one out of an IKEA sideboard


adding storage to your bed by repurposing a bunch of shelvesarticulating arm for your ereader or tabletbookcase-turned-benchuse a magazine rack

Happy Friday and enjoy hacking your furniture!

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