22 Best Ikea Hacks for Kallax Shelf

Hope these 22 Best Ikea Hacks for Kallax Shelf inspire you to incorporate them creatively at home!

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving in chic mud room - found on Hello Lovely Studio

22 Best Ikea Hacks for Kallax Shelf

I am hoping to get myself to Arizona to finish the makeover of the getaway cottage there and am collecting my thoughts about the projects to tackle while we are visiting since it’s always sort of a whirlwind experience where we work hard and try to squeeze in family time.

One area we need to address is a niche in the living room which is about 10′ wide. It is the perfect space to house media, and I have been toying with the idea of a long, simple console that we build ourselves.

Ikea’s Kallax series (which replaced their Expedit series) may be a possibility if we want to tweak a few of these shelving units.

You may know I’m a fan of great Ikea hacks, and already incorporated the easiest (and tres luxurious) one with my Ektorp sofas in this space.

So let’s take a tour of a bunch of projects (found via Pinterest) where Kallax was hacked with supreme success and gather a bunch of inspiring ideas to pin.

And let’s start with maybe my favorite one featured above.

Kallax Hack #1

Mud Room Cubbies.

Kallax Hack #2

Chic low console.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving as chic console table - found on Hello Lovely Studio
Best Ikea Hacks for Kallax

Kallax Hack #3

Sleek record storage.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving as chic record collection storage - found on Hello Lovely Studio

Kallax Hack #4

Slipcovered Media Console.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving with slipcover as media console - found on Hello Lovely Studio
Best Ikea Hacks for Kallax – Nicole Gibbons Style

I love how Nicole Gibbons Style had her upholsterer create this slipcover for an Ikea bookcase!

Not only did she get a media console for her TV, she gained beautiful concealed storage!

Here is what she stores under the slipcover:

Nicole Gibbons Style

Kallax Hack #5

Baby Changing Table.

Young House Love used the shelf to create a changing table in the nursery by adding rustic wood planks to to all sides of it.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving with rustic wood for changing table in nursery - found on Hello Lovely Studio
Young House Love

Kallax Hack #6

Midcentury Mod & Minimal.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving with midcentury modern feet - found on Hello Lovely Studio
Best Ikea Hacks for Kallax

Kallax Hack #7

Chic Entry Command Central.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving for chic console table - found on Hello Lovely Studio
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Kallax Hack #8

Decorative Firewood Storage.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving for firewood storage - found on Hello Lovely Studio
Best Ikea Hacks for Kallax

Kallax Hack #9

Living Room Cubbies.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving for media console and TV - found on Hello Lovely Studio

Kallax Hack #10

Craft Room Organizer.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving for craft supplies - found on Hello Lovely Studio

Kallax Hack #11

Dresser & Decorative Bedroom Shelves.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving to become chic dresser - found on Hello Lovely Studio
Best Ikea Hacks for Kallax

Kallax Hack #12

Modern Chic Nightstand.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving to become chic modern nightstand - found on Hello Lovely Studio

Kallax Hack #13

Rustic Mobile Cupboard.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving adding casters - found on Hello Lovely Studio

Kallax Hack #14

Cool Console.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving to make rustic chic storage - found on Hello Lovely Studio

Kallax Hack #15

Window Seat With Storage.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving to make chic window seat in kids room - found on Hello Lovely Studio

Kallax Hack #16

Scandinavian Sideboard.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving in Scandinavian chic room - found on Hello Lovely Studio

Kallax Hack #17

Storage Wall.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving to make wall - found on Hello Lovely Studio

Kallax Hack #18

Friendly Playroom Horizontal Storage.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving in chic kids room - found on Hello Lovely Studio

Kallax Hack #19

Low Office Storage.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving in midcentury modern office - found on Hello Lovely Studio

Kallax Hack #20

Kids Room Corral.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving in chic kids room - found on Hello Lovely Studio

Kallax Hack #21

Teen Room Chic Dresser.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving in chic room - found on Hello Lovely Studio

Kallax Hack #22

Airy Room Divider.

Ikea hack for Kallax shelving as room divider - found on Hello Lovely Studio

Aren’t these inspiring?

Which Ikea hack is your favorite?

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-michele

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4 Comments

    • August 13, 2017 / 8:12 am

      agreed! thanks for reading! 🙂

  1. Kristi
    February 8, 2020 / 4:47 pm

    In hack #20, where do you find the wall hanging book display shelves? Thanks!

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