Living Room

custom fireplace with mantel

Custom built-in fireplace surround with mantel

Published on August 25th, 2016 | by IH guest

Ikea items used: LACK bookshelf, BESTÅ bookshelf, VIKA ANNEFORS desk leg, Pax door(s) I really needed to build a fireplace surround for an electric fireplace. I looked online for all kinds of information on various surrounds,... Read More


dark chocolate HEMNES

Decadent Dark Chocolate Hemnes

Published on August 23rd, 2016 | by IH guest

I have not actually “hacked” Hemnes dresser, but I have decorated it to make an “aging Hemnes” look new again…and rich, at that! I used gold “Rub & Buff” to color the small accent strips in... Read More

Bookcases & Shelving

Lights On_S

OaKallax Display Unit

Published on August 23rd, 2016 | by Cubits

After turning my old Expedit units into full-time bookshelves, I ended up with a bunch of spare red inserts which needed a new home. I also had a lack of storage in my study, and nowhere... Read More



Cat Cave Insert for Expedit/Kallax

Published on August 22nd, 2016 | by IH guest

I’d like to show you my cat cave insert for Expedit/Kallax. Materials needed for one cave: 6 mdf sheets each 2x Front/Back – 33,5×33,5cm 2x sides – 31,5×31,5cm 3x top/bottom – 33,5x 31,5cm wood glue or... Read More



METOD Laundry Room

Published on August 22nd, 2016 | by Kwarco

So, last February we moved to a new home. We did a lot of work in our brand spanking new house over the past months, at last it was time to sort out our laundry room... Read More



Kids Loft KURA bed with NORDLI stairs

Published on August 19th, 2016 | by Contributor

IKEA items used: 2 Kura beds + 2 Nordli units The Nordli units used as storage inside the stairs. The upper Kura is assembled now for my elder son. The mattress base is assembled on the... Read More


KALLAX kids table 2

Kids Expedit work table

Published on August 19th, 2016 | by Contributor

IKEA items: 2 – 1×1 EXPEDIT cubes Our 3 kids needed a playroom. They also needed a space where they could draw, work, or just snack and at a square table, they just kept getting in... Read More

TV & Media Furniture


Hickory Trickery

Published on August 18th, 2016 | by Contributor

IKEA items used: Besta TV Stand with lacquered drawers and mesh panels, wooden feet and stainless recessed door handles. Hickory faced 3/4 inch thick plywood was purchased and cut to size in a specialty wood shop... Read More

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