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15 Ikea Hacks For Your Child's Dream Bedroom

Chances are your kid won't be so into firetrucks in three years. Here's how to avoid dropping too much money on a themed room.

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1. Transform the KURA bed...

$199

into a playhouse.

Instructions here.
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Instructions here.

2. Or convert it into a fire truck.

Instructions here.
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Instructions here.

3. Or even a princess castle.

Instructions here.

4. Turn an ODDVAR stool...

$9.99

into a play kitchen.

Learn how here.
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Learn how here.

5. Turn a Duktig tool bench...

$129

into a puppet theater.

Learn how here.
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Learn how here.

6. Transform a few TROFAST storage units...

$49.99

into a Lego station.

Directions here.

7. Turn a MALM drawer set...

$49.99

into a gigantic pair of Legos.

Directions here.
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Directions here.

8. Turn the HENSVIK wardrobe...

$119

into a royal themed closet.

All it takes is some wooden molding and paint. Instructions here.
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All it takes is some wooden molding and paint. Instructions here.

9. Turn a BESTÅ shelf unit...

$40

into an American Girl doll-sized playhouse.

Learn how here.
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Learn how here.

10. Transform the SUNDVIK bed...

$129

into a Jeep.

Learn how to customize the bed using contact paper here.
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Learn how to customize the bed using contact paper here.

11. Make the EXPEDIT bookcase...

$49.99

into a temporary dollhouse.

Use contact paper to line the wall and place the shelf accordingly.
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Use contact paper to line the wall and place the shelf accordingly.

12. Use the Grundtal magnetic knife rack...

$14.99

to easily organize and display toy cars.

13. Customize the MALM dresser with stickers.

$149
To create scalloped edges, cut circular stickers in half.
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To create scalloped edges, cut circular stickers in half.

14. Sew owl shaped slipcovers for the LÄTT set.

$19.99
Learn how to make it here (original instructions in Spanish).
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Learn how to make it here (original instructions in Spanish).

15. Transform basic MAMMUTT stools...

$7.99

into whimsical mushrooms.

Buy the handmade cushions here.
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Buy the handmade cushions here.

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