Past hacks

This week in April ’07

Published on April 3rd, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Angelique’s pretty storage chests: Ferns don’t only look good outdoors, they are pretty good on plain pine chests too. Super simple Expedit rails: Unless you are the type who likes to live near the edge, a... Read More


Rast

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Silver leaf Ikea Rast Dresser Hack

Published on April 1st, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Rast dresser, silver leaf, paint, crystal knobs Description: Painted the Rast dresser with black paint, then applied silver leaf glue adhesive to fronts of drawers. Next was to lay silver leaf on the fronts. Seal... Read More


Rast

Rast Turned Sideboard

Published on April 1st, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Rast Dressers, paint, wood stain, wood filler, drawer handles, drillDescription: -Two Ikea Rast dressers -Wood measured to build two shelves -Two 6″x1″x12′ pieces of wood – the surface piece cut in half and stained -Wood... Read More


Outdoor

Modern flower pot

Published on April 1st, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Ceiling lampDescription: I bought this ceiling lamp at the AS IS section of Ikea. When I saw it I thought it would be the perfect modern flower pot that is so hard to find for... Read More


Grundtal

Book Sling using Grundtal Towel rail

Published on March 31st, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Grundtal Double Towel Rail Description: I measured my fabric for my sling, adding a generous allowance on all sides for the casing and hems (1 inch in my case). I then hemmed the (short) sides... Read More


Besta

Working It

Published on March 31st, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Besta base cabinets, Besta Chrome Underframes Description: Creating a budget-conscious work station for two for our small Miami apartment required some thought…and several runs to IKEA. Materials: - Besta cabinets and doors (3) - Besta... Read More


Secondary Storage

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Crummy Cube with a View Storage Closet

Published on March 31st, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Trofast frame pine, Trofast storage boxes, wooden closet rod, 4) 4x4x1 wood blocks, 4) 2″ rigid casters, Lansa handle, stainless coat hooks, coat hangers, misc screws, oil based paint, and an electric drill for pilot... Read More


Borghamn

TV-bench for Henriks breakfast

Published on March 30th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: BORGHAMN-TV bench, 2 IVAR-Cabinets white paint with STRECKET-Handle, VARDE wall cabinet, 2 VYSSA SLUMMER-Mattress for cot + SOFIA Fabric broad-striped Description: For my son I needed a seat in our very small kitchen. I combined... Read More


Children

Animal Stroller Chain

Published on March 30th, 2011 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Söt Barnslig Description: I put the four small stuffed animals on an elastic chord and attached them to my babys stroller. Use a needle and some nylon thread to make a hoop in the little... Read More


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