bemz contest

6 more entries!

Published on October 3rd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

the last lap of entries before the oct 5 closing date. i’ve posted them on another page so those who have had enough of sofas can skip them. click on the links to go to the... Read More


Lighting

turn on some textured mood lighting

Published on October 2nd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

i really like how this mood lighting hack turned out. louise ingeniously used a place mat to create a textured casing for the grono lamp. lovely! she says, “my partner and i live in shanghai and,... Read More


Art

stephanie’s collages light up a dull wall

Published on October 1st, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

it’s always interesting to see what artists do with ikea. stephanie levy, an american artist living in germany, create a series of collages for the ikea leitboxes (can’t find the link on ikea website). “the leitboxes... Read More


Kitchen

high kitchen countertop with storage drawers

Published on September 29th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

one kitchen size does not fit all. here’s how carsten added almost 8 inches of height to his kitchen base unit. “as i am really tall, i always wanted a kitchen with a high countertop. these... Read More


Bedroom

start your day with coffee in bed

Published on September 28th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

at the rate i am failing at trying to wake up early, i should be making sven’s bedside table with coffee maker hack. a piping hot cup of coffee ready the moment my alarm clock rings... Read More


Lighting

peter reborn as a floor lamp

Published on September 27th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

another vintage hack from a discontinued product, the peter shelving. alex turned it into a sleek floor lamp as a birthday gift. “this is an old (1995) hack and the shelf ‘peter’ (first pix below) is... Read More


bemz contest

Heartbroken over Goteborg

Published on September 27th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

finally, some thing different! a poem for a sofa. “I remember fondly a spring day,seven years ago this May.That’s when my new Goteborg came home to play.It was my second apartment, all on my ownInto a... Read More


bemz contest

make it smell good again

Published on September 27th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

a minor fire makes a stinky sofa. give lisa a sweet smelling new slipcover. “I think our sofa deserves a second chance not only because it’s starting to look really saggy but the fact that it... Read More


bemz contest

pierre and christine’s "love again" couch

Published on September 27th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

a story of second chances – for love and for sofas. “We are two ikea-fans living in rainy Vancouver, BC. Our Nikkala was purchased upwards of 10 years ago, when Pierre was living in Paris. He... Read More


bemz contest

uglydolls demonstrate against ugly sofa

Published on September 27th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

uglydolls look better than ann’s sofa. give her a pretty new one? “My name is Ann and I live in Sweden. My living room would look a lot better with a fresh Bemz slipcover for my... Read More


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