diy a room divider from ivar units

Published on September 17th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

shirley sent me her room divider hack using the ivar side unit. she says: “i needed a portable screen to a) give visiting guests sleeping on the sofa bed some privacy and b) screen my somewhat... Read More

bemz contest

nancy to win matching slipcovers?

Published on September 17th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

nancy from the netherlands has second hand sofas that desperately need new slipcovers. will she get a set that finally matches? nancy says, “Last year we bought a second hand Goteborg sofa and the cover was... Read More

Secondary Storage

unclutter with a norrebo unit

Published on September 14th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

erik from sweden found the norrebo shelving unit perfect for hiding computer cables and wires. erik writes: “i needed a way to manage a cluster of wires and cables from computer items and modified an ikea... Read More


turn servers into planters

Published on September 11th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

monkeyengine has a neat idea of turning serving bowls into hanging planters. since i’ve never met a plant hanger i liked this definitely opens up a lot of possibilities for me and my balcony. monkeyengine writes... Read More

bemz contest

a chocolate slipcover for liz and cthulhu?

Published on September 10th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

we have entries! liz andrade & her cat, cthulhu need help to salvage their klippan sofa. if you think liz and kitty deserve the prize, give them a vote. need some more reasons? …ok, let’s see,... Read More


a kandell pilaster shelf look-a-like for $39.99

Published on September 10th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

richard from vancouver, canada, gets inspired by john kandell’s pilaster shelf, a classic designed in 1989. “i was recently thumbing through the april 2007 issue of metropolitan home when i came across a bathroom hi–low feature... Read More

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