If you have frequent parties, a glass of wine or other beverage like this, a home bar is a must for you. Bar carts and house bars are making a big comeback in home decor, and you can find expensive designer pieces in every style, design, and look. If you don’t want to spend a lot of money on a piece like this, you can always make your bar cart yourself using just a few IKEA items and you will get a perfectly fitted piece that is ideal for your home. Why Ikea? Because this furniture brand is known for making universal and functional furniture that is easy to hack and reuse. Let’s take a look at IKEA hacks – some of them are IKEA bar cart hacks, others are bars from other parts e.g. B. Bookcases, Tray Tables, and Tables Only.
DIY IKEA bar cart hacks
Bar carts are fantastic, but often their price isn’t. Build this hybrid project with just a few tools. These cool panels on the side are made of PVC material so you can easily pierce them and then use spray paint that bonds to plastic. Read the entire tutorial to find out how to make this gorgeous bar cart!
The Bygel Utility Cart can be transformed into a beautiful coffee cart and home bar with just a little spray paint and shelving. Pick the colors the way you want and enjoy this easy and quick bar hack!
The IKEA BYGEL Utility Cart is a perfect piece for chopping in a variety of ways. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to turn that usual cart into a glamorous home bar with some gold spray paint and marble contact paper. A great idea that is also suitable for beginners!
Here’s another easy Bygel Cart Hack – even easier than before! Assemble the cart according to the instructions except for the wheels and shelves. This one is as simple as it gets and all you really have to do is grab the Ikea Bygel cart, pick some color and go! This one is super easy, and you have no excuse for leaving your Bygel in the standard gray metal it comes in. This would look great in a brass or copper tone, or even something noticeable like a bright pink – the possibilities are endless!
DIY Home Bars from IKEA Items
If you are short on space but dream of a beautiful home bar that fits, this tutorial is for you! The Ikea VITTSJO laptop table transforms into a cool house bar with marble surfaces, metallic legs and frame – looks so glamorous and chic! Add fun accessories and decorations and enjoy!
If you’re not a great handyman, you can still do this project. Pedestal, tray, a coat of paint, and you’ve got a tray table worthy of any bar area and you could use an old piece of furniture that was sitting in the guest room. I love the strong yellow color of the table which gives it a cheerful touch.
IKEA hacks are very popular these days as IKEA makes basic things that are easy to decorate or reuse. This IKEA Kallax bookcase can easily become a bar cart and will be a very functional piece! The item is placed on casters and handles are added to use the top of the shelf as a tray to serve when needed.
This DIY gradient bar cart was made from an Ikea plant stand! All it took was a little bit of spray paint and clear shellac sealant to turn the simple Ikea stand into the perfect summer bar cart. Such a colorful piece will stand out at all parties and add a fun feeling to your room.
A tray can be turned into a nice bar! This project is all about spray painting – gold for the legs and pink for the tabletop (although you can choose other colors). Always follow the directions on the back of the can and always use spray paint outdoors. Customize it with decorations and accessories to completely customize your bar.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to turn the MULIG shelf into a cool bar. The whole project revolves around spray painting and applying contact paper – nothing really difficult, any beginner can do that. Press down on the paper to avoid air bubbles when attaching the contact paper.
Bar carts have made a big comeback, and this tutorial will teach you how to make one from an IKEA dresser. The piece is stained with a dark stain (choose any stain you like), and since there are some drawers that you have enough space to store everything you need – from glasses to bottles. Such a home bar is unusual in that it is not a bar cart but it looks very cool!
IKEA Tarva dresser can become a beautiful and creative home bar! In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to give it a spray paint, switch handles, and put it on casters so the part can be conveniently stored and transported anywhere – outside and back inside, or in different rooms.
Ikea’s kitchen cart is a perfect bar cart if you hack it a little. If its color doesn’t suit your space, you can just spray it and enjoy the look! Add an intricate glass carafe to make the top level a little more elegant. It brings the right amount of pomp and circumstance, but is also great for serving special spirits.
Molger Cart in Light Birch is a basis of this cart craft. With just two cans of spray paint and a few accents from the local hardware store, this little DIY cart looks great and has received tons of compliments. Make sure it has wheels, or you can add a few so that this little cart can roll into any room or outside on the patio all season!
Are you looking for an easy way to add fun space in your home without adding square feet or breaking the bank? Customize an off-the-shelf kitchen cart with paint, stains, and accessories to create a unique bar cart that suits your style and does justice to guests. Put it in the dining room or living room to encourage self-service. If the guests have not been there for a long time, use it as additional preparation and storage space in the kitchen or simply roll it away!
Chalkboards are extremely popular for all types of spaces - they're convenient to use and can inspire creativity and greater communication. They can also be used as pin boards and magnetic boards to make them more functional. We just showed you some kitchen ideas, and today I want to share some home office and workspace ideas that will make your space more practical and fun.
Make a cute and easy crate organizer for various things with blackboard paint. This is a ready-made box of the required size, decorated with fat and blackboard paint. You can crayon anything on it, and your kids will appreciate such a cute organizer too.
This is a super convenient notepad with a chalkboard part. The piece is a wooden board with a notepad and a chalkboard part to chalk something to keep in mind. Attach it to the wall and you get a super stylish minimalist note board that stands out from the usual.
A pack of common metal buckets can be made into a stylish organizer for various things. Take the buckets, cover them with chalkboard paint, hang them on string and voila! It's up to you whether you want to chalk something on it or not. You can just leave them black for a stylish, minimalist look.
Make a cool blackboard pin board - what can be more functional than such a board in a home office? This way, you will get a whiteboard and whiteboard in one, so it will be more convenient to use and such an idea will suit both children and adults.
Make a set of exercise books to write down everything you will need. Make a notebook for to do, buy and many other things that you need, and such notebooks will be appreciated by the children too. This is a great idea for a gift. Make someone happy with this set or make yourself happy!
A blackboard calendar is a brilliant idea and very convenient to use! This piece is not a modern one but a vintage inspired one. The frame is from a large vintage mirror and the calendar is also large. It is a good idea for a home office, children's work area or kitchen, and menus and groceries to buy.
Paperweights are a necessary thing for those who work with lots of papers. Make them great - get some wooden paperweights and turn them into stylish color block and chalkboard weights. Chalk anything you like on the paperweights or leave messages to remind yourself what to do.
Pen and pen holders are a must have for any workspace, and you can easily make some modern ones. Take tin cans and paint them with blackboard paint to give them a chic look and you can crayon anything on the cans to improve your mood. You can also use them as planters for herbs and write their names on the jars.
Add a touch of fun to your desk with this triangle decor. This decor is made with tape or contact paper. All you need is to cut some geometric shapes from it and attach them to the desk wherever you want - mess them up for a cool and messy look. Enjoy!
Here's another blackboard calendar with a cool modern look. The piece is made of wood and is very convenient to use - just wipe off the written words and chalk new ones. Get yourself a chalk ink pen or colored chalk and have fun planning!