At Mum Central there’s nothing we love more than a good product hack. Add to that how much we adore IKEA and our passion for ultra cool toys and voila, it’s the MC trifecta! Here’s a round up of the coolest IKEA toy kitchen hacks around. Be warned, there’s mini kitchen lust ahead!
In case you’ve been living under a rock this is the original IKEA product. It comes flat packed and costs $129. If you’re feeling inspired and looking to buy one you can find it here.For years clever Mums around the world have been transforming this toy design from it’s original Scandi minimalism to a host of funky, stylish, feminine and downright mind-blowing kitchens. Here’s a stack of those we love most!
The Vintage Gal Kitchen from Little Village Blog
We love it because it’s feminine, floral and the perfect shade of minty paint. So pretty! Find it here.
Stylish Gender Neutral from Little Years Blog
Contemporary geo shapes and a bold splash of turquoise make this a winner for any gender. Find it here.
Pressed Tin from School of Decorating
Ultra chic and right on trend I’ve been hankering for pressed tin splashbacks for my own kitchen. This gorgeous make over didn’t make me want them any less! Find it here.
Rose Gold Africana from Loppisverkstan
If this design featured on The Block the judges would be heralding their contemporary, innovative choices. Zebra print meets rose gold metallic in a match made in kid (and mummy) heaven. Find it here.
Boho Bonanza from Visual Vocab
This is my idea of little girl heaven. It’s ruffled, it’s unexpected and my inner 7 year old wants it really, really badly. Find it here.
Floral Coral from Anchors & Honey
This combination of gold details, coral tones and poppy, fun floral is feminine yet unexpected. We love a deviation from traditional pink, pink, pink. Find it here.
Fruity Delicious by PeachyParade
The wall-taped house surrounding this adorably, fruit-inspired kitchen just makes it next level. Lots of other IKEA goodies can be spotted here too! #IKEAlove Find it here.
Trendy Tot from Tootoot
This hack is bang on trend with honeycomb tiles, marble-inspired stone bench tops, gold tap wear and its tasteful styling. Women everywhere would kill for this to be their real kitchen. #kitchengoals Find it here.
Monochromatic fantastic from Josiefinidadneilson
I want to meet this stylish mumma! The kitchen is a delight in black and white but the complete room styling is #beyond! Swoon, swoon, swoon. Show us your whole house Josie! The suspense is killing us. Find it here.
Minty Fresh from Miss Audrey Sue
Another one for mum’s to lust after, this pastel meets herringbone tile is beyond divine – and straight from the pages of a glossy home style magazine. Did someone say House & Garden? Home Beautiful? Find it here.
Perfection for lazy hackers!
Want to hack your own kitchen but not sure you’re as crafty as these DIY Mums? We’ve found this little beauty on Etsy, sticker sets in multiple schemes that give you that ‘tricked up’ look without the tools. Genius! Forget hours of time, stacks of mess and a heap of cursing, this is the ultimate IKEA kitchen hack shortcut!
Whether you’ve just enjoyed the stickybeak at IKEA hack gorgeousness or you’re inspired to now try your own there’s no denying that this toy kitchen is the ultimate blank canvas. Truth be told I’m not sure who’s really having more fun, the clever mums designing these kitchens or the kids that get to play with them? Win-win perhaps?
Get it on Mum: All the kitchens shown today have instructions attached on how to copy their style – click on through.