blog action day! reusable ikea totes

Published on October 13th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

oct 15 is blog action day. a day bloggers around the web unite to put a single important issue on everyone’s mind – the environment. since i won’t have internet access on monday, i’m posting this... Read More


eames hacking?

Published on October 13th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

i’ll be heading out of state tomorrow with some friends for a bit of a r&r. we’re going to the mountains, well, sort of, more like the foothills but it’ll still be cooler, and a respite... Read More

Secondary Storage

delia’s hat and coat rack

Published on October 13th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

delia from the uk put together this simple coat and hat storage system, which would be great for a small landing strip. needed:1 stolmen two-drawer chest in black-brown, measuring 110×50 cm (43″ x 19″)1 4-pack of... Read More


a twist on the skimra shades

Published on October 12th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

a nice play on the skimra lamp shades from alex. the shades come in 3 sizes and assorted colours, so this can turn out to be a really fun arrangement. materials:skimra lampshades 2x 6″ and 2x... Read More


a home bar from kitchen furniture

Published on October 10th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

bill built his son a basement bar! he has got to be the luckiest bloke on the block. bill says, “below are two photos of a basement bar i built for my son. in order to... Read More


hanna’s craft mirror

Published on October 9th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

another malma mirror. this one’s from hanna. i just love the picture below of hanna, a swedish journalism student who makes crafty things couple of days a week. seen here embellishing her ikea mirror, while her... Read More


turn ugly old tables into work of art

Published on October 8th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

melsky, an artist, does her thing on two vika amon tables. “the first thing i did was sand it really well. then i filled in some of the gaps where the wood had splintered with wood... Read More


ikea hacks as fundraisers

Published on October 5th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

erica neumann shares 2 hacks she did for a fundraiser. i like the idea of using hacks to raise funds and i’ve been mulling over this lately. if anyone has ideas, do let me know. erica... Read More

bemz contest

last 5 entries?

Published on October 5th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

the bemz second chance contest is ending today. these are the last 5, barring any last minute entries. click on the links to go to the specific entries. voting is still on! mark’s angby gets a... Read More


easy storage for kitchen utensils

Published on October 4th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

megan who runs the fabulous notmartha site sends in this storage hack for tiny kitchens. (also see her other hack.) “i needed a place to hang some kitchen utensils but i didn’t have any space in... Read More

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