Urbanites hoping to better their apartments with space-saving loft beds, elegant glass divider walls or built-in storage compartments are all too often let down once they see what these fantasy furnishings can cost. Those of us who are handy may take the DIY route, but not everyone is a natural Bob Vila. Luckily, there's a happy medium between purchasing pricey new furniture and starting from scratch - IKEA hacking! This resourceful practice involves taking IKEA pieces (preferably ones you already own or got secondhand) and taking advantage of their modular nature to transform them into your dream configurations. Read on for some of our favorite tutorials seen at Ikeahackers.