TORSBY and MALM customization

Published on April 18th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: TORSBY, spray paint Description: Very simple hack, just did the Torsby without the legs, so it would be the same height as the bed and painted the yellow strips. The Malm has been personalised with... Read More

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This week in April ’07

Published on April 17th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Bamboo dish clock: A classic! Minimalist, striking. Love. Stairway to cat heaven: Whaddaya know, the Lack zigzag bookshelf is the pathway to cat nirvana. Splatgirl’s stylish bathroom hacks: A butcher block may seem out of place... Read More



Gorm Bunk Bed Made in Italy

Published on April 16th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: GORM Description: Hello, I am Daniele Rossini (nickname MacGyver). I have a house of 50 square meters and two children. The need now is to buy a bigger house, but right now I’m happy to... Read More


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IKEA’s latest doggy furniture

Published on April 16th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Description: A funny one to get you woofing for the weekend. Posted from Australia on 30th March, but perhaps it was already 1st April there. See the vid on youtube. ~ Daniel, Germany More hacks on... Read More


Coffee Table Train Set

Published on April 16th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Liatorp Coffee Table Description: The hack includes the Liatorp coffee table with glass top and pull out drawer that was modified to include an N scale model train set. I didn’t like the white so... Read More


A woody radiator cover

Published on April 15th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: MOLGER storage stool, Shelf from As-Is section Description: We are new to IKEA hacking. Our curious little 1 year old was sure to burn herself on our dangerously hot radiators in our rental apartment. It... Read More



Cake Stands and Candy Dishes

Published on April 15th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: OPPEN plate/bowl, NEGLINGE candlestick, E6000 epoxy Description: Cake stands are always so expensive at retail stores like Target and the like, when they are basically just elevated plates. Why not elevate your own? 1: Remove... Read More


Eames-inspired storage unit

Published on April 15th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: 2x APA, 1x HYLLIS, screws, scrap 1/4″ MDF w/birch veneer Description: The Ikea APA toy boxes are inexpensive and reasonably attractive (with their white laminate side-panels), but I have never found them to be particularly... Read More


RIBBA Dataport

Published on April 15th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: RIBBA, Pine boards, black paper Description: Take a slightly thicker frame type RIBBA, a few bars and construct a box: The add a back to the frame with black paper and screw on the electronics... Read More


Lack raised to the third

Published on April 14th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Lack TV benchDescription: We are baby-proofing our living room, and the baby gates are high enough that they block the line of sight to our television, which was on a plain Lack TV bench. ... Read More

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