Turn your Ikea Kallax in to a stunning designer piece with these amazing Ikea Kallax Hacks
The Ikea Kallax is one of this staples that practically everyone has in their home at some point. Starting at $29.99 for the 2×1 ranging up to $159 for the 5×5 with all sizes in between. Not only individually, but the combination of furniture units makes it easy to find the right size of unit for your home. Ikea also feature draw, cupboard and shelving units to add to each individual cubby hole as required, The shape and size are so useful for storage and the neutral colours make it a perfect fit for practically every type of room. The best thing about this item of furniture is that it is easily hackable, that is you can add a few extra details to really make it your own, that is what brings this furniture from an ordinary item to the extra ordinary.
With so much choice of combinations available it can be confusing planning out your next Kallax unit, that is where we are here to help. The following are a few examples of outstanding Kallax hacks that have made the most of this versatile unit, with some easy hacks turning the Kallax into a high end piece.
Kallax is not only for the bedroom or living space……check out this beautiful storage using in the bathroom. A 2×1 unit is the perfect under sink unit, add wicker boxes for a classic look
Amazing wooden legs transform the Ikea Kallax have been used. The assortment of storage boxes works perfectly.
The addition of Scandinavian style legs to the Kallax instantly changes the look.
It amazing how the leg choice can affect the whole look. Take this unit, with an added wooden top.
A wooden top and legs have also been used in the following:
Check out how fabulous this has looks in back:
This unit works perfectly with grey walls and neutral accessories. Encase your local Ikea is far away, or you don´t want to sacrifice a whole day to get it it is also available on amazon!
I love marble contact paper, it is so easy and versatile in giving furniture a designer look, this following hack has taken the smallest of the Kallax furniture and paired it with dark wood angled legs.
For graduated spaces like under the stairs the Kallax works perfectly combining the different sized options. The combinations of a 4×4, 2×2, 2,1 and a 1×1 makes perfect use of the space under the stairs.
Round solid legs are a perfect match for the Kallax.
I love this all natural look. The wooden top is everywhere right now and its not hard to see why.
Getting the add-on draw function and changing the handles to metal pull handles
The following is a modern take on the glass cabinet, with clever storage for wine glasses to be store hung upside-down. The backing of the Kallax boxes with Arabic design contact paper adds the perfect focal point. Wicker storage boxes give a classic look.
Such an amazing under TV unit using two cube Kallaxs with a wooden top and hairpin legs.
Such a cute room for a little girl, utilising all the neutral tones but very feminine. The Kallax unit matches perfectly.
Here the unit has been used as a divider between the lounge and stairs. It makes an excellant unit for a divider as it provides amble storage at the same time. Here the wooden spice racks have been added to the end to make for children book storage. It would work equally well for adult books or magazines.
For that little nook under the stairs the Kallax world perfectly. Ikea also offer the cupboard doors so you can pick and choose which areas you want open and which areas will be used as storage.
Just a small change makes the Kallax in to a more glamorous unit, white angled legs, mirrored doors and crystal handles teamed with elegant accessories turns this Kallax unit in to a very sophisticated unit.
Adding wicker storage boxes gives a natural vibe.
Turning the Kallax in to a window seat is a popular choice. Adding a cushion to the top allows for seating with storage under neath.
Adding bright flora boxes and pink accessories turn this unit in to a girl dressing room dream.
The perfect accompany to an office or craft room for extra storage, the wooden colour really works well next to the blue storage boxes.
These wooden legs have tuned this kallax in to a typical Swedish style item of furniture, the simple macrame wall hanging compliments the wicker baskets. This is a great one for children´s room or nursery.
This look turns it in to a sophisticated side table.