15 Fixer Upper Style IKEA Hacks

Are you a fan of HGTV’s Fixer Upper show? Maybe you’re looking to add that rustic, farmhouse Fixer Upper Style charm to your home? Do you dream of steel lighting, subway tiles, open shelving and oversized industrial effect wall decor, but simply have no idea where to buy it all from without breaking the bank? Disclaimer: This is about to get very sales pitchy


Not to worry, your everyday IKEA furniture can help with that and it only involves some very minor DIY touches to ‘fake’ this hugely popular look. Here are 15 Fixer Upper Style IKEA hacks that will keep even the loyalist of fixer upper fans guessing! Junked or hacked? Sit down, grab a coffee and you tell me! This post contains affiliate links for your convenience, see full disclosure here


Psst! If you have no idea what this show is (it happens), you can catch up by watching the first season here!



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  1. Kara

    The link to go into the article must be down. Even typing the hyperlink for page 2 into the URL isn’t working.

    1. Ill sort it out – thanks for the heads up!

  2. Mizo

    Can’t Klick on next page to see the IKEA Hack for fixer upper style. Something is wrong with the hyperlink or something I think :/

    1. Will sort this out – so sorry about this!

  3. Diana Miranda

    Hi friends;
    I am Diana from Puerto Rico. I been looking to a few Diy and liked them. I would like to have a tutorial of painting a chair ulphostry. Can you help me?? I don’t know what paint is the rigth one .

  4. I love Ikea and these are great affordable hacks to help decorate a home on a budget. Thanks for sharing on Merry Monday. Pinned.

    1. Thank you for having me 🙂

  5. There are some pretty neat hacks here! Thanks for the ideas…and I didn’t know Amazon sold Ikea items…..that is pretty cool….

    1. Thanks yes Amazon sells IKEA things pretty cool huh?

  6. Great roundup and great tips for getting the look on the cheap with thrifty IKEA furniture. But how can anyone still not know what Fixer Upper is? 🙂

    1. Well I didn’t know about it until like a year ago… I know I’m very ashamed of myself!

      1. Carol

        Hi Medina
        You know about it now. Great show. Love your blog.

        1. Haha yes I do! And I’ve caught up pretty quick too! Thanks Carol 🙂