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DIY Ikea Hack: A Genius, No-Skills-Required Storage Project

Wall Organizer Ikea Hack from Hunker

It seems that I have an obsession with slatted wooden wall organizers. In just the past year, I’ve written about one from Ferm Living and another from Danish brand Woud, both of which came with hefty price tags that put them in the admire-but-not-acquire category for me.

Recently, though, I came across a way to make my own version on the cheap. The DIY project is simple: Turn two Ikea shelving planks ($14 total!) vertically, mount them to the wall, hang makeshift shelves (with the help of over-the-door hooks) from the slats, and add hooks and clips.

Here’s how Hunker contributor and self-described “DIY fiend” Francesca Stone made it.

Photography by Francesca Stone, courtesy of Hunker. For the full how-to, go here.

Wall Organizer Ikea Hack from Hunker
Above: To make her mood board/shelving unit, Francesca screwed two Hejne Softwood Shelves vertically into the wall; $14 for a pack of 2 at Ikea.
Wall Organizer Ikea Hack from Hunker
Above: She then used Over-the-Door Hooks (that she spray-painted black) to hold cut-to-size strips of wood for shelving; $7.49 for a pack of 10 on Amazon.
Wall Organizer Ikea Hack from Hunker
Above: Add a simple hook—”the wood is soft, which makes adding these features incredibly easy,” she notes—for a hanging planter, and a large clip for an extra hanging solution, and you’ve got yourself a versatile wooden wall organizer with shelving.

Make sure to visit Hunker for complete directions.

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