Which IKEA Models Are the Most Popular?

By Staff WriterLast Updated April 24, 2019
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Inexpensive and well-designed, Ikea is beloved for its clean lines and Scandinavian style. Crafty decorators unleash their creativity with Ikea hacks to turn modest pieces into something special. Our hack of the day is to shop Ikea clearance furniture for even better steals.

Stockholm Sofa

The Stockholm Sofa comes in three upholstery choices and an optional matching ottoman. Apartment Therapy testers raved about its beautiful velvet fabric, incredible depth for napping and firm, bouncy seat.

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Ektorp Sofa

In two leather options and eight upholstery options, the Ektorp Sofa is also available as a loveseat, four-seat corner sectional, three-seat sectional, ottoman or armchair. Apartment Therapy testers called it a nice conversation sofa.

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Karlstad Sofa

With two seat cushions, the Karlstad sofa has strong dimensions, nice lines and good proportions. It was the most neutral-looking sofa on the Ikea floor according to Apartment Therapy reviewers.

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Ingo Table

House Beautiful editors love to hack the simple, sturdy pine Ingo table into something far more stunning. Break out the power tools to create a gorgeous farmhouse-style dining table.

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Lack Side Table

This inexpensive Ikea product has so many useful hacks to work with. Morph it into a colorful surface for your favorite board games with some cheerful paint and a splash of creativity.

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Lack Coffee Table

This popular practical table has endless options available. Remove the lower shelf, and add wooden tapered legs for chic midcentury-modern style worthy of the pages of House Beautiful.

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Tall Billy Bookcase

At $80 per piece, these classic shelving units are a great starting place for home decor makeovers. Add a touch of architectural molding to create a refined, library-inspired look.

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Malm Dresser

Add new handles and overlays, then push two Malms together for multifunctional clothing storage. Be sure to anchor this heavy dresser to the wall, as it is prone to tipping over.

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Kallax Bookshelf

Versatile, simple and inexpensive, the Kallax bookshelf is the building block of any home organization project on your list. Try adding wheels and a new countertop for rolling kitchen storage.

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Malm Bedframe

This streamlined basic is the perfect blank slate for whatever your imagination has in store. Try applying some Stikwood to the headboard for a posh look.

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