From dandelion to STARROS, the star lamp

Published on September 8th, 2017 | by Contributor

IKEA items used: MASKROS Pendant Lamp Why this hack? The MASKROS fixture was dirty due to droppings of flies on the paper, which we could not clean. Karine (from our FabLab) had the idea to detach... Read More



IKEA catalog 2018: A nod to hacking?

Published on September 6th, 2017 | by Jules Yap

I’ve received my copy of the IKEA Catalog 2018 (thanks @IKEAMalaysia!) and thought I’d post a quick review — a first look, if you may. The first thing that struck me — IKEA the company, the... Read More

Wall Décor


LACKquarium: Decorating with Epoxy Resin

Published on September 4th, 2017 | by Contributor

IKEA items used: LACK shelf 1.90 mt 1. Open the LACK shelf on one large side and empty the content i.e. the cardboard/paper 2. Fill backside of LACK shelf with a LED lightstrip, and place the... Read More

Other Pets


IKEA bird cage: New house for my parrots

Published on August 31st, 2017 | by Contributor

I hacked a new house for my cute birds/parrots (Myiopsita Monachus), from an old IKEA wardrobe (almost 2006). I can’t remember the name. Picture below is the IKEA wardrobe. Birds loves to be as high as... Read More

Hackers Help


Hackers Help: Can you ID this fabric?

Published on August 30th, 2017 | by Contributor

Once again, as the IKEAhackers community has proven so helpful over the years, I am looking for the name of this beautiful fabric. I had it made into a table cloth and pillow cases, and then... Read More

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