Hackers Help


Hackers help: Can I paint the BESTA BURS?

Published on August 27th, 2014 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Hi, I am Janelle. I would like to know whether Ikea’s Besta Burs line can be painted, and if so, which product would work the best? I would really appreciate your insight, or if you could... Read More


monitor stand

Monitor stand from KVISSLE bookends

Published on August 27th, 2014 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Materials: KVISSLE bookends Saw your monitor stand and was going make the same then I found the bookends. The work great and no sawing. Just have to bend them for a tighter fit on the thiner... Read More



Lamplig trivet into tie rack

Published on August 27th, 2014 | by theonlylady007

Materials: LAMPLIG trivet I thought the LAMPLIG trivet would make a good tie rack for my husband. I have a stud/beam in the middle of my closet and felt I needed to use it for something... Read More

Wall Décor

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Easy art

Published on August 26th, 2014 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Materials: HEAT trivet, IKEA fabric With the HEAT trivet and TIDNY fabric you can make some cute wall decor. Cut out the portion you want to wrap around your HEAT trivet. Fill in the line drawings... Read More

Work station


Luxury MICKE desk

Published on August 26th, 2014 | by Elaine C.

Materials: MICKE desk I added a custom honey onyx stone top and gold pyrite drawer pulls from stephendevans.etsy.com... Read More

Bookcases & Shelving

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Double Decker VITTSJÖ

Published on August 25th, 2014 | by Hannah & Ned

Materials: VITTSJÖ Shelving Units We recently moved into a 250 square foot loft apartment… so we had to get creative with our storage. Luckily, the place had 12 foot ceilings, so we decided to do a floor... Read More



RUSCH clock wall lamp

Published on August 25th, 2014 | by thomasdg

Materials:  RUSCH LED strip (you can use Ikea DIODER) Wires A switch A 12V ac/dc adapter Dc jack Hot glue or tape How to make (step by step) Remove the packaging from the clock. Make the ... Read More



Billy CD Case Re-Engineered

Published on August 25th, 2014 | by FenTigger

Materials: Billy Bookcase (80x202cm), 6 x Billy CD inserts, 24mm birch faced ply I kept my CD collection in a Billy bookcase for which I’d purchased the CD inserts (I think these are now discontinued). I’ve redecorated... Read More


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Backstage Lamp

Published on August 22nd, 2014 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Materials: Jansjo LED Lamp This project adds a dark blue gel onto the low wattage IKEA Jansjo lamp for use backstage at the community theater. First, machine the Clamp Plate, Gel Plate, and Housing. Next, sandwich... Read More

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