House of the Week lights up with Ikea

Published on August 22nd, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

You may think that Ikea does not feature often in designer homes, think again. Take a peek into Chris and Linda’s magazine-perfect home and see how Ikea hangs comfortably with the best of them. Chris says,... Read More

Media Storage

Ramvik TV and music console

Published on August 21st, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Benny hacks the Ramvik into a music and TV control console. He says, “I decided to put in a 17″ LCD Monitor to control my music and TV stuff. It’s not completely finished as the brushed... Read More


Clock some time on your guitar

Published on August 20th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

John shares this little gem, inspired by Minty Amps. He converts a broken down Ikea Dekad alarm clock into a guitar amplifier! And it doesn’t sound all that bad either. Have a listen here. I was... Read More



Computer turned vanity table

Published on August 19th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Meghan took a Flarke Computer desk, that cost $24.99 at Ikea and turned it into a retro vanity for doing her makeup and hair. She says, “I took the desk, sanded it and then decoupaged the... Read More

Work Station

Under-lit Galant work space

Published on August 18th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Len had a job for a few months where his office desperately needed to be refitted. With a limited budget, he went to Ikea to find a way to make his work area more cool and... Read More



Improve your kitchen counter lighting

Published on August 15th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Kelly solved the bad lighting problem in her boyfriend’s apartment with the Grundtal. “When my boyfriend moved into his current apartment, the first thing I noticed was the horrific lighting in the kitchen. There was an... Read More


Fitted dishwasher for the Udden

Published on August 14th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Fitting a dishwasher drawer into the Udden system is quite a feat. Jerome does it with aplomb, even maintaining the brush steel look of the Udden. “When we upgraded to a new, larger apartment two years... Read More

Living Room

The Alseda gets a top

Published on August 13th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Am loving what Antonella did to the Alseda stool. She transformed it into an oriental style coffee table. Antonella simply screwed a round wooden server on top and added three wooden legs, painted with aniline colour... Read More


Magnetic hacks

Published on August 12th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Hanging stuff up with magnets is a great way to declutter and get more work space. These 3 hacks show how you can add a little attraction to your space. Craft magnetLinda makes good use of... Read More


Susannah’s Atlas-inspired shelves

Published on August 11th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

Here’s another one from designspongeonline’s diy contest. Susannah, inspired by the Altas Shelves, hacked her version using the Ikea Broder post and brace as the base. What goes on top are handmade shelves from unfinished 1×... Read More

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