easy storage for kitchen utensils

Published on October 4th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

megan who runs the fabulous notmartha site sends in this storage hack for tiny kitchens. (also see her other hack.) “i needed a place to hang some kitchen utensils but i didn’t have any space in... Read More

Hackers Help

can anyone id this sofa?

Published on October 4th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

fabe bought this sofa back in 2000 and now needs to get a new slipcover but he can’t identify which model it is. “we’ve been to a variety of websites and the ikea store, but no... Read More


no mess underwear storage

Published on October 4th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

this is not really a hack but i thought it too funny to not post up. it’s job d‘s underwear organizer! “since we wanted to keep our bedroom simple, we didn’t want any closets in it... Read More


a hanging display shelf

Published on October 3rd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

this is the first time i’ve seen the lack shelf hung from the ceiling. a neat idea from perkin, though i’ll worry about knocking those candles over. to create this shelf suspended from the ceiling, i... Read More

bemz contest

6 more entries!

Published on October 3rd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

the last lap of entries before the oct 5 closing date. i’ve posted them on another page so those who have had enough of sofas can skip them. click on the links to go to the... Read More


turn on some textured mood lighting

Published on October 2nd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

i really like how this mood lighting hack turned out. louise ingeniously used a place mat to create a textured casing for the grono lamp. lovely! she says, “my partner and i live in shanghai and,... Read More


stephanie’s collages light up a dull wall

Published on October 1st, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

it’s always interesting to see what artists do with ikea. stephanie levy, an american artist living in germany, create a series of collages for the ikea leitboxes (can’t find the link on ikea website). “the leitboxes... Read More


high kitchen countertop with storage drawers

Published on September 29th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

one kitchen size does not fit all. here’s how carsten added almost 8 inches of height to his kitchen base unit. “as i am really tall, i always wanted a kitchen with a high countertop. these... Read More


start your day with coffee in bed

Published on September 28th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

at the rate i am failing at trying to wake up early, i should be making sven’s bedside table with coffee maker hack. a piping hot cup of coffee ready the moment my alarm clock rings... Read More


peter reborn as a floor lamp

Published on September 27th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

another vintage hack from a discontinued product, the peter shelving. alex turned it into a sleek floor lamp as a birthday gift. “this is an old (1995) hack and the shelf ‘peter’ (first pix below) is... Read More

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