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Small Space Entryway Ideas
Rummaging through a cluttered entryway isn't a great way to start your day. These pretty ideas will pull the plug on the "can't find my keys" drama by organizing that nook by your entrance.
So get ready to get out the door faster each morning. We found 15 IKEA hacks for small entryways that will make coming home easier too.Continue to 2 of 16 below.
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IKEA Hack for Paper Clutter
Create a place on your entryway wall to keep annoying but all-important bills and receipts using IKEA TOSTERUP door handles. They're available in three different colors: White, black and red and come in packs of two for $15.99.
Don't have tools to hang them? No problem, if you pick up a pack of Sugru. It's a moldable glue that turns into flexible rubber after 24 hours. To remove later, cut the bulk of it off with a knife and scrape off the remaining.
IKEA TOSTERUP hack from IKEA HackersContinue to 3 of 16 below.
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Refresh an Entryway Mirror
We believe an entryway mirror is a must-have if you don't want to fly out the door with your coat buttoned wrong or updo askew. But you don't have to go into debt to buy one that's impossibly chic. Instead, give an IKEA LANGESUND mirror (it costs $27.99) a splash of watercolor using glass paint.
IKEA mirror hack from HEJContinue to 4 of 16 below.
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IKEA FROSTA Bike Rack Hack
You can park a bike on an entryway wall using a couple of legs from an IKEA FROSTA stool. The stackable seat is made of birch plywood and costs $14.99.
IKEA FROSTA rack hack from IKEA HackersContinue to 5 of 16 below.
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IKEA LACK Table Hack
One of IKEA's best sellers is the humble LACK side table for $7.99. This idea transforms the dull, but useful piece of furniture into an eye-popping entryway landing strip using mosaic tile and charcoal grout.
Small entryway table hack from Livet HemmaContinue to 6 of 16 below.
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Entryway Table With Storage Hack
There's no doubt that expensive marble décor is having a huge moment. But you can get the look for less with this contact paper hack that turns an IKEA VITTSJO laptop desk ($39.99) into a stone entryway table. FYI, since contact paper is removable, you can refresh this hack whenever the mood strikes.
Faux marble entryway table hack from Syl and SamContinue to 7 of 16 below.
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IKEA Spice Rack Hack
Stop cursing that umbrella you can never find with this hanging storage hack. It wrangles on the go essentials by combining two IKEA BEKVÄM spice racks ($3.99 each).
IKEA spice rack hack from Emily's Little WorldContinue to 8 of 16 below.
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Turn a Kitchen Cabinet Into Midcentury Furniture
Creating entryway storage to fit a tiny alcove is a snap using an IKEA kitchen cabinet. Why is that, you might be asking? They're available in a wide range of sizes and shapes.
The trick is to make whatever you pick look like living room furniture, like this midcentury-inspired kitchen cabinet hack. While it combines IKEA pieces only available overseas — METOD and HYTTAN, you can recreate it with a SEKTION wall unit, ASKERSUND door, and MDF board.
IKEA kitchen cabinet hack from Arty Home StudioContinue to 9 of 16 below.
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Glamorize a GRUNDTAL Mirror
It seems like every stylish entryway has a large round mirror. However, not many are showstopping copper. To get the look, pick up a stainless steel mirror from IKEA's GRUNDTAL bathroom collection for $39.99. Afterward, apply copper leaf.
Faux copper mirror hack from Idle Hands AwakeContinue to 10 of 16 below.
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IKEA Shoe Storage Hack
Hook up your entryway with vertical shoe storage using a stainless steel kitchen rail ($7.99) and a pack of matching S-hooks ($3.99) all from IKEA's GRUNDTAL kitchen series.
Hanging shoe storage hack from IKEA HackersContinue to 11 of 16 below.
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Create Tons of Entryway Storage
If you're not in the know, IKEA sells several different shoe cabinets perfect for small entryways. TRONES are a favorite for three reasons. First, price: A set of three cabinets costs $39.99. Second, size: They're slim and compact. And third, versatility: You can stash all of your grab-and-go things inside of them from sneakers to umbrellas.
But how do you make these affordable plastic cabinets look expensive? Add a wood topper.
IKEA TR ONES hack from Lilla TirlittanContinue to 12 of 16 below.
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Install Floating Storage
We love small space solutions that don't take up a speck of floor area. Here three IKEA IVAR cabinets ($70 each) with scads of storage were installed as floating entryway consoles.
IKEA IVAR storage wall from Vera LentingContinue to 13 of 16 below.
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Update a Plain IKEA Shoe Cabinet
This project may be the easiest IKEA hack ever. It uses black electrical tape to give an IKEA STALL shoe cabinet ($89.99) a graphic treatment.
IKEA STALL hack from Dwellings by DevoreContinue to 14 of 16 below.
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Turn a Bookshelf Into an Entryway Storage Bench
Whip up a trim entryway bench with storage underneath by hacking a KALLAX shelf unit ($59.99). The no-sew upholstered seat and backrest were created using foam padding and fabric.
IKEA KALLAX bench hack from My MelodramaContinue to 15 of 16 below.
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IKEA RAST Hack
Desperate for storage in your nonexistent entryway? Hacking a couple of IKEA RAST dressers ($34.99 each) by rebuilding and adding features to them will solve your problem.
IKEA RAST sofa table hack from Riding EscalatorsContinue to 16 of 16 below.
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Transform an IKEA Step Stool
Create his and her drop zones in your entryway for jackets, bags, and shoes with a couple of wood hangers and two IKEA BEKVAM step stools ($19.99).
IKEA step stool hack from MICASA