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!


 

1. DIY farmhouse table from the IKEA INGO table

IKEA INGO becomes a fixer upper style farmhouse table / Grillo Designs Blog www.grillo-designs.com

tutorial via East Coast Creative

 

2. Wood and Metal book shelf from the IKEA HYLISS shelf

fixer upper style wood and metal effect shelving from the IKEA HYLISS / Grillo Designs Blog www.grillo-designs.com

tutorial via Real Happy Space

 

3. DIY cage light sconce from the IKEA EKBY shelf bracket

DIY fixer upper style light sconce ikea hack

tutorial via Nalles House

 

4. Stained rustic dresser from the IKEA TARVA drawers

fixer upper style rustic TARVA dresser IKEA HACK

tutorial via Cherished Bliss

 

 

5. Open shelving using the IKEA EKBY brackets!

FIXER UPPER STYLE OPEN SHELVING IKEA HACK USING THE IKEA EKBY BRACKETS

tutorial via Lemon Thistle

 

6. Kitchen cart remake from the IKEA BEKVAM cart

FIXER UPPER STYLE KITCHEN ISLAND IKEA HACK USING THE BEKVAM CART

tutorial via Homeroad

 

7. Faux Metal effect industrial Book Shelf from the IKEA BILLY bookcase

FIXER UPPER STYLE INDSUTRIAL BOOKSHELF IKEA HACK USING AN IKEA BILLY BOOKCASE

tutorial via Grillo Designs

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Comments

  1. Kara

    The link to go into the article must be down. Even typing the hyperlink for page 2 into the URL isnโ€™t working.

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

  2. Mizo

    Canโ€™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 ๐Ÿ™‚

  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….
    Nancy
    wildoakdesigns.blogspot.com

    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? ๐Ÿ™‚

    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 ๐Ÿ™‚