Beach cottage-chic Ivar chairs

Published on August 18th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Ivar chairs, wood stain, polyurethane finish, jute twine, large tapestry needle Description: At a local furniture outlet, we snagged a large, clean-lined dining table in a dark-stained wood, but it didn’t come with chairs. After... Read More



Very Vanity Vessel Hack aka Vanity with vessel sink

Published on August 17th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Hollviken vessel sink, Billy Bookshelf, Akurum cabinet Description: We determined we could fit a 1/2 bath in our large master bedroom. I wanted a vessel sink, but we couldn’t afford the expensive vessel sinks seen... Read More


Simple stylish vanity table

Published on August 17th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Stave Mirror, Vika Furuskog table top + legs, Folded Chair Description: This is actually more to mix and match Ikea items to build the vanity table for my dear wife. She wanted something like the... Read More


Hanging wall light

Published on August 16th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Some miscellaneous shelf bracket, HEMMA Cord set, ORGEL Pendant lamp shade, couple of screws Description: Super simple hack. Problem: my ceiling is made of concrete and I need light in the room. Solution: pick up... Read More

Ekby Bjarnum

Undersink Rubbish bin-like hanger thingy

Published on August 15th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: EKBY BJÄRNUM shelf brackets, VÄRDE knobs x4 Description: This is a pretty simple hack that I did so I could hang shopping bags to use for rubbish under my kitchen sink. The brackets were mounted... Read More


bath organizer to succulent garden

Published on August 13th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Visen bath caddies Description: I have a tiny patio which receives very little light, but I still wanted a home for plants. The patio wall managed to get a little light, so I lined the... Read More


Foos ball coat rack

Published on August 13th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Grundtal pot rack and rail, foos ball men Description: I took Runa Klock’s foosball coat rack idea and made it from Ikea parts and foosball men I bought off eBay and spray painted. We use... Read More


Double Up the Hyllis

Published on August 12th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: 2 Hyllis shelving units, a good screwdriverDescription: The Hyllis is a nice piece of furniture to begin with, in my opinion, despite the awful name.Simple, honest metal and a few screws. Lovely. Also, the Hyllis... Read More


Make every dollar count!

Published on August 12th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Stolmen. and pax doors Description: I saved over $300 and got more space for storage. ~ Mark, San Francisco More hacks on IKEAHackers.net... Read More


Kulla Lamp Refurb Instructions!

Published on August 11th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Kulla Lamp (floor or desk model) Description: I was disappointed by the 6 month lifespan of my Kulla floor lamp, the glossy enameled bauhaus-y piece I finally let myself spend $100 on. One day, it... Read More

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