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Cherry wood floating sink

Published on July 22nd, 2008 | by IH guest

A nice bathroom redo from Denis. He says, “I used a Hollviken sink but created my own floating counter with cherry wood. Here is the bathroom before to show the uglyness. And here are 2 photos... Read More


Here’s an affordable modern credenza

Published on July 21st, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Tyler puts together a credenza from the Traby line, only to have it blend too well with the floor. Eight coats of high gloss paint later, we have a winner. He also replaced the stumpy Traby... Read More


From pillowcases to placemats

Published on July 18th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Melissa Fehr is one prolific Ikea hacker. She’s done it again with these post-Christmas castaways. She dismantles the Isig pillowcases and refashions them into placemats, each complete with contrasting cutlery pocket and coaster. Click to view... Read More


Make space for baby!

Published on July 17th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Brittanie and hubby lives in a relatively small apartment and with the new arrival of their baby boy, finding closet space wasn’t easy. Her solution? A bookcase closet space. “We got a small bookcase from Ikea... Read More


Squeeze a big pantry into a small space

Published on July 16th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Dhiraj creates a neat pantry space with smart use of the Akurum. I love how they just seem to disappear into the wall. “Here is my conversion of the pantry in our newly acquired but small... Read More


Hack the hex

Published on July 15th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

This is brilliant. Nate found a way to ‘powerize’ the hex key. No more numb fingers and blisters. He says, “When revamping my workspace a few weeks ago – and not in the mood to unscrew... Read More


Keep your cuppa warm with this tea cosy

Published on July 14th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

This is a great idea from Liza. Now we know Ikea’s thick padded potholders make fantastic tea cosies too. Liza says, “I love tea in a teapot, and it’s hard to find a good, well padded,... Read More


Light up with a cap table lamp

Published on July 11th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Victoria sends me a cap table lamp, from fashion designer Jo Soh. “This Ikea hack was concocted out of a used cap sample from hansel’s Captain Cheese Spring/Summer 2007/2008 collection, and a second-hand lamp stand from... Read More


The Mandal headboard as wall decor

Published on July 10th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Diane needed some thing to spice up her dining room wall and the Mandal headboard did the trick. She says, “I was looking for something to spice up the dining area – we have an open... Read More


Hop onboard the finger puppet bus

Published on July 9th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Dot has this great idea – a finger puppet bus! It’s also a great way to organise and keep them. “We got the boy a set of finger puppets from Ikea, which are cute, but of... Read More

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