Work Station

pax wardrobe workstation

Published on May 5th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

blaine finds a neat solution for his workstation. nothing is hacked, really, but it’s a nice repurposing of the pax wardrobe. he says, “i took a double-wide pax wardrobe with sliding doors and made it my... Read More


easy peasy daisy rug for your kid’s room

Published on May 2nd, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

deanna was searching for a rug for her daughter’s room but couldn’t find one that was the right size and color or affordable. that was until her husband intervened and out came this daisy rug, from... Read More


please take a seat

Published on May 1st, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

long post ahead. you’ll probably want to grab a chair and enjoy these hacks. fine tune your klippanjenny from stockholm found a way to add style to her klippan without having to change the whole works... Read More

Secondary Storage

hopen to store all your dvds?

Published on April 25th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

daniel, a self-professed slave to the ikea lifestyle, and a hacker by heart, has repurposed the hopen dresser into a hip dvd cabinet. he says, “i really liked the hopen dressers, and when i saw them... Read More


sandrine’s show and tell

Published on April 24th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

sandrine means craft queen in french. okay, it doesn’t but after seeing the bunch of stuff she sent me – all crafted from ikea items – i am inclined to think that way. i am especially... Read More


crochet table decorations

Published on April 23rd, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

have dinner guests and want to pretty up your table? if you can crochet, here’s one quick hack from marion. she writes, “for last year’s silvester-party i needed a bit more sparkle on my table, we... Read More


fancy lamp at a down to earth price

Published on April 22nd, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

gun brooke creates a column lighting from ikea curtains. be sure to treat the fabric to fire retardant sprays to minimize fire hazard. he says, “i used curtains from ikea to create a column lighting that... Read More

Secondary Storage

an armoire to organize craft supplies

Published on April 21st, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

i love the idea of adding an interesting back panel to cabinets, so kimberly’s hack on a plain pine stranda wardrobe (left) is really working for me. first, she stained the pine black and layered on... Read More


glam up your glimt

Published on April 18th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

tanya hung antique crystals on her glimt pendant lamp and what a difference it makes! (Updated July 21, 08)Christie’s version of the Cellula ChandelierShe says, “I have long coveted the Cellula Chandelier from Design Within Reach... Read More

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