inspiration

a living room makeover pt. II

Published on March 28th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

denise sent me some additional pictures after the rave reviews on her boyfriend’s pad’s makeover. she adds, “basically, we didn’t want to buy furniture since the green way is not to consume more. staining the furniture... Read More


Dining

make a cheap bar table

Published on March 28th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

andrew finds a billsta bar table base in the as-is section for $8 and matches it with a lack side table. looks good and costs less than $25. see more of andrew’s billsta-lack bar table. More... Read More


Lighting

lamps from thermo flasks? no kidding,

Published on March 25th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

here’s a new one from kai of kairichter.com. (link updated 1 april 08) thermo-flask lamps, are they hot or not? he writes, “i wanted to have a kitchen light which transports something of the context. it... Read More


inspiration

a living room makeover

Published on March 24th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

some eye candy to start off the week. this cool pad once looked like a dorm room. thanks to denise, the girlfriend, the place is completely made over. “for my boyfriend’s birthday, while he was away... Read More


Work Station

wardrobe to computer workstation

Published on March 21st, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

john was in need of a nice computer wardrobe, and was very frustrated that all the solutions were either too small and shoddy or way too expensive. after some inspiration from this site, he hacks the... Read More


seating

elvis is in the house!

Published on March 20th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

some time back i featured this comic art stool. erin sends me her version – of the king, no less – on the stefan chair. the chairs are done by erin’s husband, artist adam sorensen based... Read More


Accessories

malma magic

Published on March 19th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

kathrin does a beautiful collection of malma mirrors using the napkin technique and stenciling. great idea for a gift. [added 27 May 2008] malma with hooksconcha from spain weaves her magic too with the malma. More... Read More


Media Storage

a vattern tv and entertainment unit

Published on March 18th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

martin does a fabulous job hacking this tv and media cabinet from the vattern bathroom range. “my original concept was to create an integrated book shelf and tv entertainment unit. i wanted a more modern bookshelf,... Read More


Secondary Storage

how to add doors to a skinny billy

Published on March 17th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

here’s one from yong kang of singapore who found a way to plump up a skinny billy and add doors. “i had a 60cm (approx 2′) wide billy bookcase for quite sometime (they don’t sell the... Read More


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