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


one hack of a cover up

Published on April 17th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

magdalena’s dad made this metal and glass structure from a kludd glass noticeboard (can’t find it on the website) and bits magnetic boards to cover heating pipes in the ceiling. she says, “as you can see... Read More


stitch witch to the rescue

Published on April 16th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

your paper lamp shade shredded to bits? try karen’s no-sew hack. she says, “after an unfortunate placement of a cool mist humidifier too close to my skyar floor lamp, i replaced the torn paper shade with... Read More


gather round the breakfast bar

Published on April 15th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

cathi finds an easy to clean solution for her kitchen island breakfast counter. cathi says, “i decided i wanted to construct a kitchen island out of the ikea varde base cabinet. we wanted something that we... Read More


duvet cover to jacket

Published on April 14th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

shawnee takes a kid-sized duvet cover to the machine and out comes this hippo jacket. (jacket pattern here) thanks shopping sherpa! (via craftzine) More hacks on Read More

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