Ikea’s most budget friendly kitchen range is the metod range – called sektion in the US. What’s more is that the metod cabinets are infinitely hackable. Change the colour, change the doors, change the use – so many possibilities. And who can resist a great Ikea hack? Not me!
When we’re talking Ikea metod cabinet hacks, we’re talking about taking these humble kitchen cabinets and turning them in to stunning living room storage or bathroom decor or cabinets for any room. You really can do so much with these metod cabinets and it’s so budget friendly too.
The best part of most of these Ikea metod cabinet hacks is that they’re pretty easy to do even if you’re not the most confident DIY’er.
The best Ikea metod cabinet hacks
Who would have ever guessed that these are kitchen cabinets! These metod cabinets look so stylish in this living room. The cabinet doors have been transformed by adding a simple edging which makes them look timeless and elegant. The soft grey color they’ve been painted in adds even more aesthetic appeal. And they go from wall to wall, providing loads of storage. You can find the
This metod (sektion) hack has been transformed beyond recognition. It looks like a custom made piece but
This Ikea sektion hack looks so modern and contemporary. The best part is that this hack takes no effort at all. There is no DIY tutorial for this one but you don’t really need it. The sektion wall cabinets in the black finish have been hung on the wall and then some wooden storage boxes have been added under. The wood is a lovely contrast against the black cabinets. I especially like this hack for smaller spaces where you need to use the height of the room so you get plenty of storage without cluttering floor space.
While the Ikea metod or sektion is a kitchen cabinet, with a little creativity, it can be used in any room of your home. This next hack shows exactly that. Instead of a bathroom vanity, metod cabinets have been used to create lots of built in storage in this bathroom. The cabinets haven’t been changed in any way; instead they’ve been installed as is but in a bathroom instead of a kitchen. They have been finished with a concrete countertop which completes the look beautifully. There is no DIY for this for obvious reasons; it’s simply a question of measuring your space and adding cabinets as needed. (
How simple yet stylish do these grey-blue metod cabinets look? As we’ve seen these cabinets really are so versatile – here they’ve been used as home office storage in a very small home office. This is created by
Last but not least, here the metod cabinets have been used to add some closed storage to this
I’ve shared some of my favourite metod/sektion hacks here but the possibilities are really endless. And the cabinets are so budget friendly allowing you to create custom storage at a fraction of the price of buying ready made cabinets.
Which of these Ikea metod cabinet hacks are your favourite?