Queen-size MALM Murphy Hack

Published on November 27th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Queen size IKEA MALM bed, 1 8×4 sheet of wood, nails, hammer, 2 70 lb bags concrete, gate hinges, fishing line Description: 1. Secure the bed slats on the MALM bed with fishing line. ... Read More



Enclosed Lack entertainment center

Published on November 26th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: LACK Coffee table Description: Turning the Lack coffee table, into an enclosed entertainment stand. before 1. Measured to make the Lack coffee table flush with bookshelf. 2. Measured bottom shelf to fit flush with the... Read More



Nature-inspired Enje roller blind

Published on November 26th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Enje roller blind, hacksaw, scissors, acrylic paint Description: Washroom windows are always a challenge. We wanted some privacy, of course, but I love natural light and did not want to cover up the window with... Read More


Alex Credenza

Published on November 26th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Alex Drawer Unit (40196241) & AVSIKT Roll-front cabinet (#00158439) Description: I have for a long time wanted to have an old style credenza with modernist influences. I though the Alex file cabinets were very elegant... Read More


Patrull air cleaner hack

Published on November 26th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Patrull air cleaner, switch Description: For some bizarre reason, the Patrull air cleaner doesn’t have an off switch. It’s annoying to always have to pull and insert the plug, hence this hack. I cut the... Read More


From trash to tea table

Published on November 26th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Florera candle dishDescription: I think this was once an ashtray, but the tray part was missing when some jerk dumped it by the side of the road. Those cherubs looked so irresistibly tacky that ... Read More


Turn your blah Fjellse into a FAB upholstered bed

Published on November 25th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Fjellse bedframe (double) Description: Now that I’m living like a grown up after college, it’s time for my sleeping situation to look the part too. So although the Fjellse bedframe has great bones (solid pine,... Read More

Ekby Viktor


IKEA shelf-evators

Published on November 24th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Capita legs, Ekby Viktor shelves, Ekby Joxa bracket rail Description: I recently took a job teaching online in which I work from home, meaning I needed to convert part of my living/dining room into a... Read More


Lack gone oriental

Published on November 23rd, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Lack table, decoupage paper, thin metal plate, decoupage glue, decoupage lacquer, pencil, all-purpose glue Description: We had this Lack table for ages and wanted something fresh without investing a lot of money or having to... Read More

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