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SMILA SOL Ceiling Fan

Published on February 20th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: SMILA SOL Description: The Kids Bedroom of our house (built in 1954) originally had a ceiling fixture. At some point a previous owner replaced it with a ceiling fan, which didn’t match the decor. ... Read More


Klippan

Spice it Up! Klippan Sofa

Published on February 19th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: RIT dye, salt, washing machine, Klippan sofa slipcoverDescription: When I moved into my Lower Greenville apartment in Dallas, I had a limited budget to outfit an entire apartment. So, of course, I went to every... Read More


Sater

Sater 2.5 seat sofa to leather chair

Published on February 19th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Sater 2.5 seat sofa (leather), assorted hand tools Description: My roommate and I bought an IKEA Sater 2.5 seat sofa, and after about 6 months of normal use (never more than 2 people sitting on... Read More


Blanda Blank

Stainless bowl hanging planter

Published on February 18th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Blanda 14″ stainless bowl Description:1. Drill-guide jig is cut out (using radial saw) for lip of bowl and held in place with clamps. Underneath is a piece of cardboard marked with the locations of the... Read More


Lack

Upholstered Lack coffee table

Published on February 18th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: A lack table, a Vyssa Slummer kids mattress, some wheels, wood and a board from the hardware store, a little Velcro and some synthetic leather Description: This first step is optional: I shortened the legs... Read More


Kroken

Southern Charm Mason Jar Chandelier

Published on February 17th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Kroken-ceiling mounted utensil rack, Hemma-black cord set, Mason JarsDescription: We hand-crafted this chandelier comprised of twelve (12) wide mouth Mason jars lit from within by compact fluorescent bulbs. The design is a reflection of old-school... Read More


Nyttja

Nyttja frame becomes a notice board

Published on February 17th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Nyttja wooden frame Description: Before, to note to buy or to do list, I used a piece of durable plastic (right). It wasn’t pretty to look at. So I was looking for another and cheap... Read More


Alex

Alex Cooling

Published on February 17th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Vika Alex, Revoltec PC-fans, ruler, jigsaw, Codegen 350w PSU Description: 1. Mod the PSU by short-circuiting it so you don’t have to make an on/off-switch. Then cut away all of the cables that you don’t... Read More


Children

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Dolly bunkbed

Published on February 17th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: gorm shelves Description: I decided to make a dolly bunkbed for my daughter’s dollies by using two sets of Ikea gorm height extension posts and two short three plank gorm shelves. Simply made two mattresses... Read More


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