Published on January 27th, 2012 | by Jules Yap


Minecraft-inspired window seat/stools

Minecraft-inspired window seat/stools

Materials: Solsta Pallbo stools, Hampen Rug

Description: I wanted a window seat in my spare room that could double as spare stools for when visitors come around.

With limited space, the Solsta Pallbo stools were small enough to do the trick. I realised their shape and colours (2 dark grey and 3 natural) made them ideal for turning them into Minecraft (computer game) blocks for added interest.

Minecraft-inspired window seat/stools
Minecraft-inspired window seat/stools

To achieve this I used fabric paint and a cardboard stencil to replicate the pixellated design on one side of each stool. I cut up a green Hampen rug for grass to top the soil blocks.

Now I have a functional and geeky window seat!

~ Nonny Mouse, Australia

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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".

7 Responses to Minecraft-inspired window seat/stools

  1. Omiridi says:

    Fantastic idea!
    We love MINECRAFT! TY for creating an affordable way to make fun seating & storage!

  2. Anonymous says:

    lol yeah… minecraft’s not that old, especially since the official release wasn’t until like november 2011.

  3. OLD GAME!? It came out late 2010…late, as in December.

  4. Some could say that is a smart take on an old game. Thank you for sharing these seats.

  5. Anonymous says:

    looooooool this is so stupid!!!! I love it :-D

  6. happidae says:

    L O V E from Baltimore MD USA

  7. Sarah M says:

    Wow! That’s awesome. That stencil must have taken a long to cut out.

    P.s. I <3 Minecraft

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