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People Are Sharing How They Hacked Ikea's Famous $1 Shopping Bag

Have you ever seen people do amazing things with some ordinary objects? Well, it turns out those who are super creative and have some ingenuity can come up with the most brilliant things.

Take the iconic blue and yellow Ikea FRAKTA shopping bags for example. You wouldn't believe what some people have turned them into. Take a look at these creative designs and I bet you'll be surprised.

This Ikea FRAKTA shopping bag looks pretty ordinary, right?

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I mean, what can you possibly do with it other than shop with it? Well, as I said you'd be surprised.

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This person actually came up with ... get this, Ikea sandals! What?

If that's not creative enough for you, I dunno what is. These look comfy too. Ha, ha!

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And what about a vest that stands out while you're working or riding a bike? Check!

I can't believe somebody actually came up with this super cool design. How awesome!

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What if you're looking to make your outfit just a tad bit different from everyone else?

Have I got your attention now? Talk about looking fashionable and chic here.

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Don't get too sad because it's raining outside.

Make the best out of any situation when you sport your funky Ikea FRAKTA rain jacket. Wow, that's so useful. Isn't it?

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Looks like this $1 bag is truly versatile.

No? These guys actually made an entire outfit out of it including this pair of pants, a sweatshirt, and a ski mask. OMG, that's talent.

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And check out this dress in the making.

I love the boning on this design. It looks really flattering considering the FRAKTA bag has a unique material to work with.

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Turn your bag into a backpack.

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Yes, it still technically has the same purpose as before, but now it's a little more practical for hauling school supplies. Plus, it's waterproof and durable!

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Or, you can just make it into a cool and stylish fanny pack like this.

Ha, ha. Doesn't that look so fun? This guy looks like he's really enjoying it.

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This lady came up with an entirely different purpose for her Ikea bag.

She used it to protect her wedding dress while using the washroom. LOL! Now, that's pure genius.

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It's February and I'm already counting down to spring and summer.

This baseball cap idea is looking so attractive to me right about now. Don't you love it?

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Here's a DIY for even the youngest Ikea enthusiasts.

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Christian from the YouTube channel Dad Sews figured out a way to transform this $1 bag into a diaper bag that doubles as a portable change pad. So smart!

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This ultra lightweight backpack is for all the travelers out there.

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The FRAKTA is durable and waterproof, making it a great material for a hiking backpack. This will withstand any weather conditions and keep your stuff nice and dry.

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These bags really are a bride's best friend.

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Not only do they help in the bathroom, but brides have also used the FRAKTA to keep the bottom of their dress clean in-between outdoor photos. Smart idea!

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Ikea fashion? I'm into it.

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Apparently this versatile bag can even be transformed into a cute two-piece ensemble. Is it weird that I kind of love it?

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No more spills or splatters on your clothes.

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With a few quick snips and stitches, this bag can become a handy and durable apron. It's not only a great product to have in the kitchen, but it can keep clothes clean during DIY projects too (especially if you have kids).

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A true green idea.

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Is there anything these bags can't do? Apparently not! It turns out they make great temporary planters during the gardening season when you're transporting or repotting plants.

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Ikea makes life like a picnic.

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You'll have to save up a few FRAKTA bags for this hack, but once you do, you can sew them together to make a waterproof blanket for the park or beach. I definitely need one of these!

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Keep your plants nice and cozy.

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I guess the FRAKTA bag is basically a gardener's BFF. Many say that these bags make great liners for planters that would otherwise require pots to hold the plants and soil.

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This is one snazzy wallet.

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Trim those bags down and turn them into durable wallets. You'd be able to make a few from one bag, so gift them to your Ikea-loving friends, too!

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These hanging planters will show your love of all things Ikea.

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How's this for a meta DIY? Upcycling your FRAKTA bag into a bunch of little FRAKTA bags to hold all your plants definitely sends an eco-friendly message. There will be no doubt over your love for Ikea with this project.

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Here's a DIY perfect for your pooch.

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Another DIYer discovered that this bag actually makes a pretty decent dog house. All you need for this project is a FRAKTA bag and a thin mattress or pillow for the bottom and roof of the house.

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Oh my gosh, who knew you can make so many creative things out of an ordinary $1 Ikea shopping bag?

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These people are giving me serious DIY envy here.

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