Accessories

cakestand

Cake Stands and Candy Dishes

Published on April 15th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: OPPEN plate/bowl, NEGLINGE candlestick, E6000 epoxy Description: Cake stands are always so expensive at retail stores like Target and the like, when they are basically just elevated plates. Why not elevate your own? 1: Remove... Read More


Apa

Eames-inspired storage unit

Published on April 15th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: 2x APA, 1x HYLLIS, screws, scrap 1/4″ MDF w/birch veneer Description: The Ikea APA toy boxes are inexpensive and reasonably attractive (with their white laminate side-panels), but I have never found them to be particularly... Read More


Miscellaneous

RIBBA Dataport

Published on April 15th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: RIBBA, Pine boards, black paper Description: Take a slightly thicker frame type RIBBA, a few bars and construct a box: The add a back to the frame with black paper and screw on the electronics... Read More


Lack

Lack raised to the third

Published on April 14th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Lack TV benchDescription: We are baby-proofing our living room, and the baby gates are high enough that they block the line of sight to our television, which was on a plain Lack TV bench. ... Read More


Brattby

Re-Purposed BRATTBY Kitchen Cart

Published on April 14th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: BRATTBY Kitchen Cart, Primer and Paint in One, Drawer Knob Description: We removed all the shelves except the bottom one (for support) from the BRATTBY kitchen cart, then removed the back wheels and cut the... Read More


Bathroom

Low End to High End Half Bath via As Is

Published on April 14th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Nexus Yellow Brown cabinet cover panels; drill, jig or circular saw, tape measure Description: This half bath in our 1950s house was utterly dull and style-less. I was going to redo it with conventional painted... Read More


Children

Kids Art Table, Ikea Style

Published on April 13th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Lack coffee table, Mala roll art paper, painter’s tape, sandpaper, spray on primer, gray or black chalkboard spray paint, length of scrap wood for paper tearing edge, 6 washers, 2 wood screws, 7/8 in dowel... Read More


Besta

"Très chic" Kitty Litter Bin Obscurer

Published on April 13th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: BESTA shelving unit + BESTA glossy swinging door, basic litter bin, dishwasher mat, PetSafe Big Cat Door, optional deodorizers Description: This our a take on Jon’s “Flaren stealth cat litter box” also listed on the... Read More


Miscellaneous

Fireplace: Frump to Fab!

Published on April 13th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Nexus YB cabinet and drawer fronts; tape measure, paper, tape, power drill, jig saw Description: Our 1950s house came with a very frumpy fireplace in the living room. Even before we had unpacked, I started... Read More


Lack

A window bench

Published on April 13th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Lack Bookcase, Capita Legs, Iris Chair Pad, Signe Rug Description: We initially made this bench to go with our dining room table, but after a few IKEAhackers’ readers were worried about the weight restrictions, and... Read More


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