10 Ikea Items Below RM99 That You Need for Your Living Room

9 IKEA Items Below RM99 That You Need for Your Living Room

Charmaine Kon by Charmaine Kon on Jun 11, 2016
Why you should care

A run down of these affordable Ikea items for your living room plus how to use them.

If you’ve been itching to update the living room but you’re hesitant because nobody’s got time (read: money) for that, then think again!

IKEA’S a trusted source for cheap, yet trendy furniture. So we set out to find its top 10 items below RM99 that will give your living room a breath of fresh Swedish air.


This ladder-like shelf is a good storage and display set. Store books, photo frames, plants, and more.

ikea ladder shelf

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Line multiple shelfs in the living room for more storage and to create a feature wall with your colourful books! Psst, this wooden one’s not an IKEA shelf, but we like the idea!

You can also spray your Lerberg shelf with gold paint for an instant facelift. Read this for other things you can makeover with a spray paint.

Price: RM69


Wall shelves save floor space for bigger furniture and easy foot traffic in the living room.

ekby wall shelf ikea

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These are also great when lined in multiples. Spray paint them or even hang them upside down for personalised version. It’s suitable for knick knacks like cords, remote controls, and decorative items.

ikea ekby hack

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Price: RM43

3 LACK Side Table

This design is popular as its affordable and totally versatile.

Ikea side table

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Use it as a side table, or place 2 together as a coffee table.

Ikea side table living room

A cushion or sponge and some fabric will transform it into an ottoman.

Ikea side table hack

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Price: RM29.90

4 BEKVÄM Step Stool

Use this step stool as a step stool (to reach the top of your shelves) or even as a side table!


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Personalise it with paint or wallpaper.

ikea step stool painted

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You can even stack and nail them together to form a larger table.

ikea step stool hack

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Price: RM59


5 LERSTA Floor/Reading Lamp

If the natural lighting in your living room isn’t sufficient and you don’t want to renovate the room to include more ceiling lights, then a stylish floor lamp offers both light and charm.

Lersta floor reading lamp ikea

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ikea floor lamp

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Price: RM39.90

6 UNG Drill Mirror

Mirrors create an illusion of space beyond the physical confines of your walls.

ikea ung mirror

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Plus, it makes for pretty wall décor!

ikea mirror catalogue

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Paint the frame with your colour of choice to match your living room. You can also paint the mirror with chalkboard paint – hello, next level memo board!

ikea decorative mirror

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Price: RM69


Okay fine, this one isn’t under RM99, but it’s exactly RM99 and relatively cheap for a rug.

ikea rug black

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living room rug

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A black a white striped rug adds interest to the room while grounding it. Plus, its classic colours are unlikely to clash with your furniture.
Add pops of colour to complement a black and white rug – think chairs, cushions, and blankets!

black and white rug

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8 BOSNÄS Footstool With Storage

Multifunctional pieces are ideal for smaller spaces like apartments. Use this as a footstool and to store things like blankets, place mats, and cords.

bosnas footstool ikea

SOURCE: Ikea.com

bosnas footstool ikea living room

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Price: RM49.90

9 BRANÄS Basket

This rustic piece can be used as a basket on its own or to be slotted into a shelf.

ikea basket

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branas basket ikea

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Place it by an armchair with your favourite books, or under a shelf to hide clutter.

living room basket

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Why you should care

A run down of these affordable Ikea items for your living room plus how to use them.

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