One of the best things about IKEA pieces is the myriad ways you can tweak, hack, tinker with, and customize them to create beautiful, unique pieces on a reasonable budget. And the changes you make don't have to be big, time-consuming ones — sometimes all it takes is just a little effort (and a little ingenuity) to turn a piece into something you'll be proud to show off. Take a look at these seven super-simple IKEA hacks.

Big Impact, Small Effort: Easy Upgrades for IKEA Furniture

Perfect for a narrow hall. Stall shoe cabinet from IKEA. $89

STÄLL Shoe cabinet with 4 compartments, black-brown

IKEA - STÄLL, Shoe cabinet with 4 compartments, black-brown, , Helps you organize your shoes and saves floor space at the same time.In the shoe cabinet your shoes

Add extra coat hooks to your entryway's bench in this IKEA hack.

12 IKEA Hacks That Will Rescue Your Disorganized Entryway

I love the wooden bench with the huge ikea drawer underneath for shoes! Briliant and so cost effective! I already own heavy duty rustic hooks to hang above add a shelf above…done!Add extra coat hooks to your entryway's bench in this IKEA hack.

No matter if you have a non-existent entryway or a spacious foyer, this is one of those spots where clutter seems to pile up without anyone even noticing

IKEA Hacks to Rescue Cluttered Entryways

IKEA’s Vittsjö shelf unit is an affordable (and easy-to-hack) entryway option.

23 stylish entryway ideas you'll want to steal

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See 20 of the best Ikea Kallax Hacks ideas and the different ways you can DIY them for your home. This ikea hack is a perfect storage solution for an entryway.

20 of THE BEST Ikea Kallax Hacks to Organize Your Entire Home

Entrée ikea vestiaire

Une entrée avec du style et HEMNES d’Ikea

Materials: Hemnes Bookcase, Hemnes Bridging Shelf, Hemnes TV Bench Based on some other Ikea hacks, laundry room

Use Small Furniture to Create Layers

The Easiest Way to Make Your Home Look Polished—Stat

mudroom area idea Bright and airy contemporary farmhouse style surrounded by nature

Bright and airy contemporary farmhouse style surrounded by nature

Lovely rustic cottage mudroom is equipped with cubbies holding vintage metal baskets beneath a white bench and shelves accented with tan baskets.