She Dismantles Her IKEA Bed And Creates Something Brilliant…

Steinmetz, who runs the blog Ich Designer, starts with an IKEA Sultan Lade slatted bed base, which can be purchased for around $9.99. Instead of placing a mattress on top, however, she hangs the bed base on her wall. While that sounds odd, it’s actually the perfect storage space for any room in the house. Keep reading to see how she and other bloggers have hacked IKEA’s slatted bed base to make something that we’re truly envious of.

Here’s the bed base performing its usual duty. The Sultan Lade slatted bed base is a popular item, as it can be used with a variety of mattress types, including spring, latex, or foam.

Slatted IKEA Bed Base

Kristina had a better idea, though. She removed her mattress and …

Slatted IKEA Bed Base

… hung the bed base on her office wall! Sturdy hooks provide the necessary support, while smaller hooks and baskets add storage space.

Slatted IKEA Bed Base

But Kristina didn’t stop there. She also wanted to see how it would look on her bathroom wall. The “floating” shelf has plenty of room for essentials, but doesn’t take up much space.

Slatted IKEA Bed Base

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The same was true when she hung it in the kitchen! It really is a genius idea, as this space would otherwise be wasted.

Slatted IKEA Bed Base

Last but not least, Kristina tried it out in her closet. Finally, there was a place for all those random items, like shoes, scarves, and purses.

Slatted IKEA Bed Base

Others have repurposed IKEA bed bases in different ways. This family added a coat of blue paint to theirs, and installed it as an impromptu coat closet.

Slatted IKEA Bed Base

Meanwhile, this family has made a space especially for the kids. Parents, if you have a ton of shoes, coats, and bags clogging up your entryway, this one is for you!

Slatted IKEA Bed Base

Or maybe you’re a single lady who loves showing off her collection of jewelry. Don’t worry – we have a bed base hack for you, too.

Slatted IKEA Bed Base

You don’t have to hang the bed base on your wall to create a fun and functional piece of furniture. Others have used the slats to build a wooden chest.

Slatted IKEA Bed Base

… an artistic, fold-up chair …

Slatted IKEA Bed Base

…. and even a desk! If that’s not versatility, I don’t know what is.

Slatted IKEA Bed Base

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