microsoft surface started as an ikea hack

Published on August 6th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

chris tipped me on this piece of trivia. do you know that microsoft surface originated from an ikea hack? a microsoft what? in short, it’s a surface computer that turns a table top into an interactive... Read More


ikeahacker joins liferemix

Published on August 4th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

hmm … i’m not sure whether ikeahacker (me? productive?) fits the profile but i am honoured to be invited. liferemix is a network of productivity blogs, featuring syndicated content from really cool sites. check out the... Read More


ikea catalogue 2008 is out!

Published on August 3rd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

every new ikea catalogue is a bit of an event for me. i can’t wait to get my hands on it, leaf through it – first a quick overview, then a slow study of new items,... Read More


alicia’s craft corner

Published on August 3rd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

alicia’s craft corner turned me all green. i love it that it is so flowery, so girly, with such a beautiful mix of colours and patterns. the craft storage box below is a fira chest after... Read More

Work Station

cook up a work-at-home desk

Published on August 2nd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

smul assembled this sleek desk set-up from a kitchen counter top and kitchen cabinets. “we wanted something that wasn’t so wide but quite long. it also had to be nice looking since we don’t have office... Read More


dining table with vika fintorp legs

Published on August 1st, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

this is one sexy dining table for two that jackson built. don’t you just love the curvy legs? “this is the dining table i built using the vika fintorp table legs. first, i constructed the underframe... Read More

Wall Décor

wall mirror art

Published on July 31st, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

katie sends in her arty wall decor of 9 malma mirrors. a quick and easy way to decorate a wall. “7 painted chocolate, 2 painted ice blue. i am cheap and live in an apartment so... Read More


frame up clock

Published on July 30th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

a cute clock from maria, using the ribba frame, a kort art card and an alarm clock. first, cut a hole in the backing wood of the ribba frame and attach the clock to it. then,... Read More


ikeahacker forums – now hosted at ikeafans

Published on July 29th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

early last month, i pulled the plug on the ikeahacker forums due to spam and time commitments. but hey, when it’s a good thing, you can’t keep it down. susan from ikeafans.com wrote me a few... Read More


need a wooden deck for your balcony?

Published on July 28th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

i love mattias’ idea for his balcony flooring. so simple yet effective. “i have used gorm shelfs as floor decking for my balcony. i just added an extra beam in the middle of every shelf. of... Read More

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