Most of us have a TV at home or even several ones, and if it’s not to adjust to the wall, you’ll definitely need a nice TV stand or unit. You can make a TV of anything but the easiest idea is to go to IKEA to buy a piece and then hack it or to take some IKEA supplies you already have and make a nice TV stand. Need some ideas? Here they are!
A Besta unit by IKEA is an ideal piece to make a TV stand! All you need to do is to add some legs and voila! This way you’ll get a nice IKEA TV unit for storage and placing all the things you need.
Here’s a tutorial to make a modern TV stand combining the Kallax shelving unit with legs from the Frosta stool. You’ll need Kallax doors and a drawer to finish off the unit, and the tutorial itself is pretty simple – no special skills are required!
Find out how to make a long TV unit of IKEA Stolmen. The piece is wrapped with wood to give it a more chic and stylish look, and you may not only place it on the floor but also hang it to achieve a floating effect.
Don’t want anything modern? Get a cool industrial TV stand made from IKEA pieces! You’ll need a Lack TV stand in black and Brattvag bed legs in a matching color. The TV stand looks chic and cool with its combo of black and copper that I totally love it! And you?
A basic Kallax unit in white is a simple and timeless piece to use for making a TV stand but nobody said that you need to keep its look – personalize it a bit! Get walnut PANYL stickers to cover the doors and make your Kallax amazing and chic-looking.
Don’t want a piece of Kallax or Besta? No problem! Be more unique and make a cool TV unit of IKEA Lagan of solid birch and then attach Capita legs. The piece looks mid-century modern, cute and cozy, and can be alternatively used as a coffee table.
IKEA Expedit piece is another great idea to change it into a TV unit. Take your Expedit, remove the 2 middle shelves and flip the Expedit on its side. Using pallet or reclaimed wood make two boxes to fit the spaces and add handles or pulls like here.
IKEA Lack table is a very simple piece, and it can be renovated into a stylish TV unit using boards, some paint and handles. Yes, a coffee table into a TV unit! Here it’s done in white with vintage pulls but it’s up to you what look you’ll give to the TV unit you’ll get.
What you need to realize this project is some Expedit pieces: a bookshelf, drawers and an insert. These items won’t cost that much and you’ll get a cool TV stand. The piece is black but it’s up to you what color to paint it.
If you need a small TV unit, try this tutorial: an IKEA Metod wall cabinet with 80cm length x 40cm height can be turned into a simple TV stand with some storage. The piece is placed on casters to make it comfortable and mobile.
Here’s an extra long TV stand made of several IKEA units. You’ll need 3 Lack TV stands, 2 Maximera drawer frames, 2 Veddinge drawer front 80 x 20 yellow white, 2 Veddinge plinth yellow white, Capita legs, 3 Malm glass tops and Metod legs – a whole list of supplies! The result is a very long TV unit with lots of storage – very practical and comfy!
This tutorial will tell you how to make a comfy TV stand with partly opened and partly closed storage spaces. Prepare a Metod wall cabinet, Variera cover caps, Veddinge drawer front, Maximera drawer front, Utrusta shelf, Capita legs and Veddinge cover panel. All these supplies will give you a comfy TV and storage unit for any modern space.
If you already have IKEA Stockholm TV stand at hand, you won’t need more – just hack it so that it fit your space. The author of this tutorial took the drawer fronts and painted them in various colors (choose yours) and then added knobs and pulls.
Get a couple of Lack units for your future TV stand! You’ll need a Lack TV unit and Lack side table to create this one – a simple and easy craft that won’t take much time. Enjoy!
Sometimes besides storage we need a seating option, too. Ikea Besta doesn’t exactly meet this criterion, but with the addition of an oak countertop will help. This instruction will tell you how to make such a unit with a seating space, read and go crafting!
Looking for a de-cluttered but unique entertainment system? Go for IKEA Expedit! The author of this tutorial went for a black-brown five-cube Expedit and laid it horizontally. Read what to do next and how to change your piece right to achieve the goal in the source.