Lighting

Hack the SAVERN lights until they are green

Published on August 12th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: SAVERN wall (1 or 2 lights) or ceiling lights, SPARSAM 9W E12 base CFL Description: What: modify SAVERN lights to use energy efficient CFL SPARSAM bulbs, no external changes. Why: IKEA designers blew it on... Read More


Bedroom

Malma Mirror Nightstand Storage Thingy

Published on August 12th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: 10 Malma Black-Brown mirrors, 8 straight joiners, 8 L brackets, box of 4×1/2 tiny screws, two hinges Description: I had a bunch of old Malma mirrors lying around and figured it was time to do... Read More


Miscellaneous

PELLO camera shoulder mount / rig

Published on August 12th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Pello Chair Description: For my new Canon 7D camera I was in desperate need of a rig: something to keep the camera steady. And, ideally be able to zoom and focus with the handle bars... Read More


Expedit

EXPEDIT beach at home coffee table

Published on August 11th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: EXPEDIT coffee table, silicone sealant, bird sand Description: I really love the EXPEDIT coffee table, but most of the time, the glass slips around or dirt and liquids gets under the glass and make ... Read More


Children

Rolling Play Table for Busy Kids

Published on August 11th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: 2 Expedit Shelving Units, 32″ door, casters Description: This hack makes an awesome storage unit plus play space for kids. We put together two Expedit Shelving Units, as per the instructions. Then we screwed them... Read More


Bedroom

bedhead

Stylish LACK bed head

Published on August 11th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: LACK tables, Mending plates, wood screws, some self-adhesive felt Description: I found a lot of cheap & simple or simple & stylish bed heads but none that was cheap & simple & stylish. One day... Read More


Grundtal

Grundtal’s Melodi

Published on August 10th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Grundtal rail, Melodi lamp Description: I was sick of my Regolit lamp. The main reason I bought it was because it is cheap and does not look too awful. But after one year sitting under... Read More


Bygel

bygel

New Use for Bygel wire basket

Published on August 10th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Bygel Wire Baskets Description: I needed a better way to store ribbon in my craft room. Dowels are annoying to swap out ribbon spools, especially if you’re very particular about arranging your ribbon! I suddenly... Read More


Bodo

GorModo

Published on August 10th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Ikea Bodo, Gorm, plywood, wood glue & screws Description: So, I needed a shelving unit that would fit snugly in the corner of my laundry area. The space is a couple inches shy of ... Read More


Kristaller

IKEA Kristaller Chandelier gets a little glamorous

Published on August 9th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Kristaller light fixture, vintage necklaces (pearl, glass beads, etc) Description: There is no rocket-science involved with this hack, but the simple act of adding vintage jewelry to a basic chandelier adds a lot of glamour!... Read More


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