21 Best IKEA Storage Hacks for Small Bedrooms

Storage Ideas for Small Bedrooms


Your pint-size bedroom is in complete disarray. Clothing, shoes, and other essentials are piled everywhere even after tiding up KonMari style. It’s called tiny bedroom syndrome, and lucky for you, it’s 100 percent curable. In fact, the right furniture and accessories will clean up bedroom clutter stat. To get you started, we dug deep to find the best IKEA hacks for creating a stylishly organized sleeping space.

IKEA Picture Ledge

Dos Family

Whether you dislike hangers or despise folding, here’s a clever way to organize the piles of clothes in your bedroom.

This IKEA picture ledge hack by the Dos Family makes hanging clothing a snap using IKEA GRUNDTAL S-hooks. To make you’ll need to attach a stainless steel rail from IKEA’s GRUNDTAL collection to the bottom of an IKEA MARIETORP picture ledge.

Under the Bed Storage


Get your analog photos, important papers, and old magazines nicely organized with this rolling under bed storage box by Curbly. The key ingredients are two IKEA RIBBA frames and four caster wheels. Novice do-it-yourselfers can whip this project together in less than two hours.

IKEA Kitchen Cabinet Hack

Oh Yes Blog

Lots of folks outfit their cooking spaces with IKEA kitchen cabinets. But the truth is, the latter can provide convenient storage in any room in your home.

For instance, this dreamy, platform storage bed by Noraelli from Oh Yes Blog was built using nine IKEA kitchen base cabinets. The blogger’s swoon-worthy yet practical creation not only freed up valuable closet space, but it also carved out a bedroom in the single room apartment.

IKEA Wardrobe Hack

Angela Marie Made

Desperate for storage in your closet-less bedroom? Here’s a brilliant hack by Angela at Angela Marie Made. The blogger turned an IKEA wardrobe purchased for cheap via Craigslist into a modern farmhouse inspired armoire.

Ultimate Storage Wall


When a closet-less New Yorker needed to get her bedroom organized, she turned to IKEA’s Home Squad for help. Here, rails, racks, shelves and other IKEA components created this epic storage wall featured on Refinery29.

IKEA Shelf Hack

IKEA Ideas

Ran out of room in your closet? This ingenious tip from IKEA Ideas transforms a simple shelf into a second closet. To make, just add a metal rail from one of IKEA’s hanging systems like FINTORP or GRUNDTAL to a solidly anchored, wall mounted shelf.


Homemade by Carmona

If your skimpy bedroom closet leaves you feeling space deprived, consider this IKEA RAST hack by Ursula at Homemade by Carmona. Her project shares how to create custom wall storage for less than $200.


One O

We believe front and center storage solutions should be just as cute as practical. Case in point, this chic hack by the adorable duo behind One O. Their project shares how to dress up an IKEA BRIMNES storage bed with beautiful brass pulls.


IKEA Hackers

When Timothy Barrett and his wife needed more room for their baby’s stuff in their bedroom, they transformed six IKEA TRONES cabinets into a storage headboard. This tutorial on IKEA Hackers explains how they tricked out their IKEA BRIMNES bed frame.

IKEA BILLY Bookcase Hack

Tatianas Delights

Not sure what to do with that heaping pile of shoes on the floor? Get your flats and heels beautifully organized with this IKEA BILLY bookcase hack by Tatiana at Tatiana’s Delights. She says her finished project keeps her shoes looking their best.


Ich Designer

Show off a collection of stuff in your bedroom with this IKEA LURÖY hack by Kristina at Ich Designer. The project uses the slated bed base to hang shoes, handbags, and other items.

DIY Necklace Rack

Broader Borders

Inside your jewelry box is a knotted heap of baubles and trinkets. This DIY necklace rack by the crafty blogger who pens Broader Borders prevents delicate chains and strung beads from tangling.

To make you’ll need an IKEA picture ledge like the KNOPPÄNG or MARIETORP, and a screw in hook for each necklace. Next, install the hooks on the underside of the picture ledge. To do, drill a small hole and then twist each hook into position. Afterward, mount your new jewelry rack to the wall.

DIY Night Table

IKEA Hackers

Turning an IKEA EKET cabinet into a night table is child’s play with this hack by Todd at IKEA Hackers. After assembling the cabinet, he attached four hairpin legs. You can find the latter on sites like Etsy.

Media Console Hack

In Between Chaos

Create a media console that packs a ton of storage for your bedroom with this thrifty IKEA RAST hack by Marianne at In Between Chaos. You’ll need four RAST dressers to get started. FYI, they cost $35 each.

Built-in Dresser Hack

IKEA Hackers

This brilliant storage idea spotted on IKEA Hackers transforms an awkward corner in an attic bedroom into a built-in dresser. To make you’ll need a PAX wardrobe, one BRIMNES dresser, and a single BILLY bookcase. FYI, you can save a bundle if you buy the items secondhand on Craigslist.



Don’t have room for a chest of drawers? Look no further than this clever IKEA hackspotted on Bjurfors that converts a MALM dresser into a platform storage bed. So that you know, you’ll need to anchor the furniture to the wall to avoid tipping.

IKEA BEKVAM Spice Rack Hack

Piper and Poppies

We heart this easy storage hack by Ashley at Piper and Poppies. The blogger hangs her children’s clothing on an IKEA BEKVAM spice rack. The rack was painted white before mounting to the wall.


The Everygirl

IKEA’s KALLAX series features boxy shelving units that can beautifully suit a large number of storage needs. Here the smart bloggers behind The EveryGirl use a four compartment KALLAX ($49.99) as a bedside table with built-in storage.


Fresh Mommy Blog

Whip up room to hang onesies in a cramped nursery with this shelf hack by Tabitha Blue at Fresh Mommy Blog. To do, just attach an IKEA rail to the bottom of an IKEA LACK wall mounted shelf and presto you have bonus storage space.

MALM Dresser Hack

Preciously Me

Spice up an IKEA Malm dresser with this golden idea by Nadia at Preciously Me. The Parisian blogger gave the plain chest of drawers the glam treatment with gold contact paper.

Spice Rack Hack


Get your baubles beautifully organized with this IKEA BEKVÄM spice rack hack by Caitlin at Cupcait. To make you’ll also need a couple of dozen small screw hooks and a hammer.


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