hacks for the holidays

Published on November 28th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

two little hacks to get us in the festive mood. a polarvide santa suitsabine from germany sent me this some time ago but i decided to keep it for the holidays. “for a christmas party, we... Read More


buffalo bill wardrobe and room divider

Published on November 27th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

i love this amazing wardrobe room divider from wouter. you’ll never guess, underneath all those horns is a plain old pax wardrobe. wouter says, “i was asked to make a cloakroom/bookcase covering this massive wardrobe for... Read More


a virtual reality ikea hacker

Published on November 26th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

this is an interesting one from ben. it’s not a hack, but a virtual hack! he says, “i made, not exactly an ikea hack, but a virtual ikea hack. it’s a vr cave environment where you... Read More


a bedside beauty

Published on November 23rd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

need a sexy bedside table? jason shows us how. “my girlfriend recently moved into a new apartment and was thinking of a cheap bedside table. she had a piece of circular glass she got from somewhere... Read More


a photo frame clock

Published on November 23rd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

clocks are turning out to be one of the favourite items to hack. joyce sent me her rusch wall clock that doubles up as photo frame. “i dismantled the clock and traced the outside of its... Read More


redeeming the dalselv bed

Published on November 22nd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

i got to agree with ashiado that the dalselv headboard is too tall and thin. she cleverly hacked the headboard, retaining its design but bringing balance to its overall looks. “the dalselv bed came pretty close... Read More


chopping board to bathroom shelf

Published on November 21st, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

here’s a quirky one from karen. she wanted a bathroom shelf but was on a super-tight budget, plus the fact that her bathroom was, as she terms it, painfully narrow. “i wanted something that i didn’t... Read More

Work Station

a desk of flowers for maisie

Published on November 20th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

kristy’s desk set-up for her daughter maisie is so pretty. in comparison, my all white and aluminum work station now looks totally blah. the table is the humble ingo. maisie painted the legs and kristy overlaid... Read More

Hackers Help

some questions ….

Published on November 19th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

any ideas for a built-in ironing board? linda is wondering if “a nice hacker somewhere has figured out a built-in/slide out ironing board that can be used in pax. it would be so convenient, don’t know... Read More


children’s book storage

Published on November 19th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

allyson inspired by saw this post on apartmenttherapy: nursery a couple of months ago created her version using a stripa wall shelf and a sheet of acrylic. “we had the acrylic cut at a local glass... Read More

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