Polarvide tumble mat

Published on December 24th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Hey you, Merry Christmas! My folks, sisters and their families are converging in Kuala Lumpur to celebrate. Turkey is on the menu (we cheated, we ordered one from the deli!), a shrimp version of Nigella Lawson’s... Read More


Last minute Christmas hacks

Published on December 22nd, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Kex gift tagsSarah has a super easy and quick hack that is great for this gift-giving season. She says, “After eating the Kex letter biscuits I decided to use the box for another purpose. The Kex... Read More


French chic hacks

Published on December 19th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Guillaume sends us two of her his hacks. One is an end table with the feet painted black and covered with coloured paper. The second is a tray, painted back and embellished with a menu of... Read More


Barb’s shabby chic bedroom

Published on December 18th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Barb’s bedroom came together from bits and pieces. Who would have known! Very shabby chic. She says, “The bed started with two Ikea TV benches from a few years back (sorry, don’t know the name) and... Read More

Media Storage

TV shelf with door stoppers for legs

Published on December 17th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

This is neat. Door stoppers as legs for the Lack shelf. Kudos, Scott. The door stoppers are aluminium rubber-tipped door stoppers and fixed to the bottom of a Lack wall shelf using the screws provided. It... Read More


Starry starry canopy hack

Published on December 16th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Handem gave her daughter the stars. Handem says, “I wanted to decorate my daughter’s bed but could not find anything special enough… I bought fluorescent stars and bugs and had a canopy. (name forgotten) As ... Read More


Francesca’s steel shoe rack

Published on December 15th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Shoe lover Francesca hacks a shoe rack that offers plenty of storage and doesn’t cost a lot. She says, “Well, everything started with the fact that I did need a place to put myshoes in and,... Read More


The sustainable heaviness of hacking Ikea

Published on December 11th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

An aspiring freelance designer tries his hand at Ikea with surprising results. Alex’s personal project called “S.p.A. – L’insostenibile pesantezza dell’avere” focuses on recycling and reusing objects made by 2nd (3rd or even 4th) hand material... Read More


Changing table to crayon storage

Published on December 10th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Alexa shares her changing table/bench cushion hack and how the Plastis ice cube tray makes a fantastic crayon mold for chubby fingers. She says, “It started with a wall-mounted, Gulliver fold-up changing table (not available on... Read More

Work Station

An extra surface for your work top

Published on December 9th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Another work station. Lawrence was looking for ideas for ways to increase the vertical space on his Galant desk and decided to assemble a platform for the needed flat surface. He says, “The desk is really... Read More

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