LEGO Duplo play and store box

Published on September 22nd, 2017 | by Contributor

Here is a birthday present for my first grandchild. It’s made from a KALLAX shelving unit (single cube) and a Branäs basket. Photo: For the playing surface I glued a LEGO Duplo basic baseplate with... Read More



14 highly hackable items from the 2018 IKEA Catalogue

Published on September 21st, 2017 | by Jules Yap

The 2018 IKEA Catalogue is chock-full of inspiration and ideas. And it got me thinking (and furiously listing) my favourites and ideas for some possible IKEA hack projects. Not all items below are new products, nevertheless... Read More



Kallax grows up to be a glamorous credenza

Published on September 20th, 2017 | by Contributor

IKEA item: Kallax Kallax door inserts A small second lounge room in our home was calling for a sideboard – something chic and a little bit glamorous! But after shopping around for months, we couldn’t find... Read More



Hall of stripes! A hallway runner rug DIY

Published on September 19th, 2017 | by Contributor

Having searched for ages for a hallway runner rug, which is easy to clean and looks nice in our modern apartment, my husband and I came across SÖFTEN flatwoven cotton rugs (EUR 19.99 each, 80 cm... Read More

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STORÅ loft bed to loft office

Published on September 14th, 2017 | by Contributor

IKEA items used: STORÅ loft bed ALGOT shelving system HELMER drawer unit on casters Living in apartment with high ceiling gave me the thought to exploit height as useful space. Being a civil engineer gave me... Read More



Towel holder to wine glass holder

Published on September 12th, 2017 | by Contributor

IKEA did not have any wine glass holders in stock. But, thankfully, there is a TORKAD paper towel holder. The hacking process can be seen in the pictures. Photo: Firstly, you need to cut the... Read More

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