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Published on February 7th, 2008 | by Jules Yap


big ben, big impact

it’s chinese new year and i’m home with family. i just had a 8-course reunion dinner. woo! will be taking the day off tomorrow as it’s a busy, busy day – visiting grandpa, uncles, aunties and friends – and stuffing my face again. i should be back on fri with more hacks.

till then, say hello to the year of the rat and gong xi fa cai (have a prosperous new year) to all my chinese friends and readers.


kara tipped me on this gorgeous ikea cabinet [via] swampdragon decoupaged big ben onto an ikea kitchen wall cabinet, the akurum/faktum, and it’s instant elegance for plain old white cabinet.


the big ben motif is a poster from sparkling wine, mumm.

not ikea, but do check out her laurel and hardy cabinet too.

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

2 Responses to big ben, big impact

  1. Jules says:

    same to you bryan!

  2. bryan says:

    hey! gong xi gong xi! i didn’t know you celebrate lunar new year too!

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