Want a table for one, two, three or four (and none while you’re cooking)? Check out this flexible, space-saving dining solution idea that graduated from our Square Metre Challenge part 3: clutter-free, maxed mini kitchen.
We put two NORBERG wall-mounted drop-leaf tables just below a window, so this couple could enjoy meals together while watching the world go by. During cook time, the leaves fold down to free up space. And there’s room for guests, too.
Ikea Kungsfors Rail. Ikea rails maximize kitchen storage by allowing you to hang accessories that free up space. By pairing the railing with s-hooks, you get a limitless hanging choice. Ikea Kallax Wire Basket. It is another great space-saving furnitures on our list. Kallax is basically modular cube storage. 99 Space-saving and space-making furniture If your kitchen's on the smaller side, you can still squeeze in a few more people at the table with some clever planning. Go for lightweight stools you can stack, foldable chairs that can hang on the wall and a table that's easy to extend. The new HAUGA series – traditional style for modern lives. Timeless in style but made for present. 99 Space-saving and space-making furniture If your kitchen's on the smaller side, you can still squeeze in a few more people at the table with some clever planning. Go for lightweight stools you can stack, foldable chairs that can hang on the wall and a table that's easy to extend. IKEA Picture Ledge. Whether you dislike hangers or despise folding, here's a clever way to organize.
Interior designer: Therese Ericsson
Digital designer: Cecilia Englund
Coprwriter: Marissa Frayer
Photographer: Sandra Werud
Editor: Linda Harkell
Make your room work harder by freeing up some of that precious space with clever storage and multi-purpose furniture.
Need a space-saving single, a comfy double and a versatile sofa? Meet the bed that does it all! It’s easy to assemble and take apart again when you move too. Stack the frames and pop a bedspread on top for a daybed during the week. Got dinner company? Separate the beds to form a spacious corner sofa! For late night guests, push the beds together and attach the straps to make a double that won’t slip apart.
Use the space in front of a window to hang clothes from a curtain rod attached to the ceiling. Give your room an airy feel with an open shelving unit, this one has hooks on the side to keep everyday stuff within reach. Store bed linen and towels in boxes with lids. Put basics in a chest of drawers, just make sure you anchor it to the wall. Personalize with paint – we used rose and pink to contrast with the natural wood.
Ikea Space Saving Wall L/hall Cabinet
Maximize space with multi-purpose storage. A coffee table doubles as a bedside table – use the space underneath for your pillow during the day and your bedspread at night. Make a comfy sofa back by sewing two bands to cushion covers and hanging them from hooks. Just take them down to turn your daybed into a sleeping spot. Keep night time essentials such as chargers and books inside a basket on a hook.
We love to see our customers get creative with our products. Go for it! But please note that altering or modifying IKEA products so they can no longer be re-sold or used for their original purpose, means the IKEA commercial warranties and your right to return the products will be lost.
Ikea Space Saving Bedroom Furniture
Interior designer: Elin Stierna
Photographer: Martin Inger
Writer: Anna Blom