IKEA closet hacks are the perfect solution if you’re looking for a unique closet for your home that fits all your storage requirements.
It can be really difficult to find an inexpensive storage solution that solves all your storage and organizing problems…
That is until you discover IKEA closet hacks of course!
Inexpensive Storage For Every Room (Even Small Bedrooms)
Hacking an IKEA closet system allows you to have a closet that fits perfectly in your space with enough storage for all your essentials.
And because IKEA furniture is so easy to customize, you can easily achieve a unique and expensive look… but without breaking the bank!
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Which IKEA Closet Systems Are Best For Hacking?
From freestanding wardrobes to clever built-in units and shelves, there are plenty of IKEA closet systems that you can easily hack and customize.
And of course, one of the best things about IKEA furniture, aside from the price, is that they’re all great quality, functional, and have endless customizable options.
We’ve got a ton of inspirational IKEA closet hacks for you below…
But first, here are some of the best IKEA furniture pieces that you can hack.
IKEA Closet Systems You Can Hack
The IKEA Pax are built-in wardrobes that you can fully customize for any size or shape space.
IKEA also sells doors and interior organizers that fit perfectly with the PAX and will help you keep all your essentials organized!
The Komplement range from IKEA are shelves and internal organizers that are made for the PAX.
You can choose anything from pull-out shoe racks, jewelry storage, see-through drawers, and sliding shelves plus much more besides… meaning you really can customize your closet space to fit exactly what you need.
We’ve got a ton of Kallax hacks here on The Mummy Front because they’re truly the perfect storage solution for every room in your home… even for bedroom closets!
They’re simple, stylish cubed shelving units that you can stack, customize and fill with almost anything.
With doors available to fit and various sizes available, you can easily build a closet that fills all your bedroom storage needs!
The Ikea Billy units are bookcases that can be used f0r much more than books.
We’ve got some great Billy hacks for you here, but did you know you can also use them for closets?
They’re similar to Kallax in that they’re available in so many different styles and sizes that you can freely mix and match for your storage needs.
The Elvarli is another modular closet system from IKEA that you’ll love if you like the idea of an open wardrobe system.
However, if an open wardrobe style isn’t your thing, you can still build the Elvarli system into closets to give you an elegant and functional storage solution.
IKEA RAST & IKEA TARVA
The Rast and Tarva units from IKEA are chests of drawers that work so well when hacking closets…
You can place the Rast or the Tarva inside closets or even build them into your closet by placing the Kallax or Billy units on either side
As you can see, with all these budget-friendly closet systems available it’s no wonder many people love hacking IKEA furniture!
So without further ado, let’s check out some awesome IKEA closet hacks people have already created…
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IKEA Closet Hacks
CHIC IKEA hack - Wardrobe makeover
This Ikea Pax has been covered with geometric wallpaper and we think it looks stunning!
Master Closet Makeover
This IKEA closet has been constructed with IKEA Kallax units. The Kallax pieces can be stacked on top of one another to maximize your storage space.
Master Makeover: Customized Pax Wardrobe Vanity
Covering the back of a PAX closet with vintage-style wallpaper and lining the edges of the unit with wood is a great way to achieve a vintage look... we love the storage baskets in this PAX hack!
How To Hack Your Way To A Wardrobe
You would never know that this stunning Ikea closet made from the IKEA Rast drawer units cost less than $200!
Small Reach-in Closet Makeover with Ikea PAX | The Happy Housie
From a cramped cupboard to a beautiful, organized, and functional closet... One of the biggest appeals of the Ikea pax is it comes in so many sizes you can customize it to fit your space perfectly!
Our DIY Mudroom Built in Ikea Hack
We can't believe that this beautiful mudroom storage is made using an IKEA pax wardrobe!
Get a Stunning Closet with this IKEA Pax Hack
You only need a few basic tools and supplies to get this expensive built-in look that really makes the closet feel like part of the room.
From The Archives: Suzanne Dimma & Arriz Hassams Off-The-Grid Cottage
Give your PAX closet system a custom paint job and apply the perfect door hardware to really give your closet a unique, and expensive look...
You can also raise your closet by adding legs.
This will provide you with precious storage space underneath. Perfect for small bedrooms!
An Inviting and Refined Gathering Space in Seattle
Here is another example of how raising your closet on wood legs allows for functional and attractive storage below.
We love how the shelves added to the side of the closet create that built-in feeling whilst giving even more storage space!
IKEA PAX Hack - How We Did It
Shelley at Crazy Wonderful recommends adding crown molding to the top of your PAX closets to instantly change the feel... and we think you'll agree that this a great tip going by how stunning her closet is!
A Tour of Our New Closet + IKEA PAX Closet System Review!
One of the best features of the Pax system is that it can be customized to fit so many different sizes and shapes of bedrooms.
However, this does mean there'll be lots of pre-drilled holes on display. We love how Kris from Driven by Decor has got creative and covered the holes with adhesive caps... a cheap but genius solution to all those pesky holes!
IKEA PAX Office Organization: A Tour
If you're wondering what the best way is to organize a PAX closet then look no further than this incredible tutorial... You'll be surprised by just how much storage this closet holds in such a neat and functional way.
Turns Out, Your IKEA Pax Also Makes for an Excellent Custom Closet
If you have one of those nooks under the stairs or from a sloping ceiling then you need to see this fabulous Ikea hack that will transform any nook into functional storage space!
Ikea Pax hack: How to Customize a Small Closet with the Pax System
This built-in closet has all your bedroom storage needs covered and looks stunning!
How to make a Classy High Gloss Bespoke Loft Wardrobe
Here's another example of creating storage under a sloping ceiling. You would never know the stunning gloss finish on the doors was achieved by glass vinyl sheets... genius!
Crown molding, baseboards and stunning gold door hardware make this IKEA pax built-in hack look totally beautiful and unique... We love how the PAX closet system even works in corners too!
My NYC Closet
Line IKEA drawers with wallpaper to give them a unique and stylish look.
One Room Challenge Bedroom Makeover Week Five: Tips for Styling a Modern Vanity
This Ikea closet hack uses the Elvarli shelving system and looks super stylish! The combination of drawers and shelving means you can choose which items you want to store away and which items you want to proudly display.
PAX closet hacked beautifully to match Victorian home
Give your IKEA closet a vintage feel by gluing molding onto the doors.
Jenny Komenda Little Green Notebook Hacks The Ikea Pax Wardrobe Domino
If you have a small bedroom and need storage then why not create a custom wardrobe and vanity unit like this one here.
Ikea Pax Wardrobe Wall
If space is limited in your bedroom then why not build a wardrobe wall using the Ikea pax system... you can even add molding to the doors to give your closet that expensive custom feel.
Hacking the IKEA Pax into a Fully Custom Closet
If we didn't tell you, you would never know this closet was created from Ikea pax units. It's been refaced with wood strips, been wallpapered on the back, primed and painted, and benefits from stunning gold hardware... we just can't get enough!
How to build your own closet built-ins using a Billy bookcase (IKEA hack)
Who doesn't love a fabulous billy bookcase hack? The Ikea Billy is an excellent addition to any closet because it really makes use of the height available.
DIY summer school // IKEA hack built-in bookcases
This Ikea built-in uses the Borgsjo units from Ikea which have now been discontinued... however, you can still achieve this awesome closet wall with the Ikea billy and Kallax units!
Green with envy: Gorgeous PAX walk through closet
Aside from how stunning this green walk-in closet is, it's also highly functional. Notice the Ikea Komplement drawers seamlessly fitted under the Pax units...
Master Makeover: Ikea Pax Door Hack
The molding style on this IKEA Pax wardrobe gives this room a farmhouse feel you will absolutely love!
Gorgeous built-in closet under sloped ceiling
The tutorial for this gorgeous built-in closet is very easy to follow and in-depth... be sure to take a look if you have an area under a sloping ceiling that could benefit from more storage space.
Storage / Platform Bed
When you have a small bedroom it pays to get creative with your space and this IKEA hack platform bed, with storage underneath, could be the perfect closet solution for you.
IKEA Hack; DIY Mudroom Lockers from IKEA Bookcases
If your mudroom could benefit from more storage then the Billy bookcase units are the perfect solution! Line them up together for a family-sized closet space that everyone can enjoy.