Varde Island with mosaic front panel

Published on May 10th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Varde, glass tile, grout Description: My husband and I purchased a 1960′s split level that recently had the kitchen revamped – but not in a style we liked. The original island was too small for... Read More


The Frost(a) Sledge

Published on May 9th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Two Frosta Stools Description: Needing a quick sledge we dismantled some well used Frosta stools and reassembled them after some hacking into a great sledge. Standard tools required and two hours on the kitchen table&#... Read More


Black / Gold

Published on May 9th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Lustre ps maskros Description: The chandelier has been rounded to the color of the logo of the studio. Black outside, gold on the inside. Walleye amplifies the light ~ amandine – acme.dek, france More hacks... Read More



Looong bench-cabinet

Published on May 9th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: “Faktum” wall cabinet, tape measure, power drill, cirkle saw, screwdriver. Description: Before we moved to our house we lived in a very beautiful apartment witch was housed in an old school built in 1900. Our... Read More

Past hacks

Previously on IKEAHacker: 8 – 14 May

Published on May 8th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Customizing IKEA in an Eichler style home: I’d find every excuse to cook if I have this Eichler inspired kitchen. Steel was all the rage back in 2007. Now it still looks amazing.  Mini web server... Read More


Expedit re-purposed as bed frame for maximum storage

Published on May 7th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Expedit bookcases, Sultan Luroy slatsDescription:Step 1. Trawl endless furniture shops looking for a cheap, portable bed frame with lots of storage. Impossible! Step 2. A friend suggested stealing milk crates to use as a frame... Read More

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IKEA Lack-console table

Published on May 7th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Lack table, shower curtain, contact glueDescription: Old and in poor condition Lack-console table. Covered with the table top and legs using a pixel pattern shower curtain. Before: Surface worn and scratches… Traditional painting instead ... Read More


From Malm to Marvellous

Published on May 6th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Malm Dresser, paint, sand paper, hardware Description: Here is my dresser that was published on Design*Sponge. See more of the marvellous Malm. ~ Josue, San Francisco More hacks on Read More



Cupboard + brackets = table

Published on May 6th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Lottorp bracket, Ikea bargain section cupboard door Description: This has to be the cheapest quickest table you can make from Ikea stock. First of all I found a cupboard door, there were lots to choose... Read More


Bottle Rack to Side Table

Published on May 5th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Gorm Bottle Rack Description: I wanted a side table which I just couldn’t find. I wanted it hanging instead of being on the ground. So I took this useless wine rack (Gorm bottle rack) and... Read More

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