seating

save your old chair with a new look

Published on February 25th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

a pretty one from holly. “this one is really simple, but turned out to be quite a task. i took this rolly chair (svenning) and punched it up a little with some fabric from JoAnn’s. when... Read More


Kitchen

spot ikea in jim’s new galley

Published on February 20th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

his 1947 32′ skansie-built edwin monk design cruiser needed a new galley and jim turned to ikea to get it fitted. the original galley jim says, “we decided we needed to remove the galley from the... Read More


Miscellaneous

trash can turns into photography light tent

Published on February 19th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

tanya takes a wastepaper basket and turns it into a photography light tent, with good results too. “my hack is a fniss wastepaper basket camera mount for doing macro photography. i call it the ‘trashcanulator 2000′,... Read More


Bedroom

another way to hack a murphy bed

Published on February 18th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

a little while back i featured the moddi murphybed which got rave reviews. this is diana’s version – much simpler but it works just as great. diana writes, “living in a one bedroom flat in central... Read More


Accessories

i heart this valentine’s wreath

Published on February 14th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

happy valentine’s day! and a special post to celebrate all things lovey dovey. jenny rescued a half-priced ikea christmas wreath (can’t find the link on the website) and gave it a little love. it’s pretty easy... Read More


how-to

how to recover your ironing board

Published on February 13th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

not really hacks but two fantastic how-tos on recovering ironing boards. if you have an ironing board, you’re bound to find this useful. i won’t go into the details of how it is done – just... Read More


seating

a leksvik works great as a window seat

Published on February 13th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

lin does a great job with the leksvik tv bench – turning it into a window seat. she says, “i wanted a window seat with storage for my room at a reasonable price. after wandering around... Read More


Children

a diaper wallet for quick change

Published on February 12th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

emily shares a handy parent hack – turning the lycklig cd case into a mini diaper bag, great for quick outings with baby. “i made a ‘diaper wallet’ inspired by the skip hop pronto mini changer... Read More


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