hack of the month

ikea hack of the month – august

Published on September 15th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

work has been ultra crazy and i’ve been slack posting our regular hack of the month. but anyways, it is finally done. july’s vote is closed with simon’s cheap but chic stair lighting receiving the lion... Read More


jenni’s west elm inspired box shelves

Published on September 14th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

so, you’ve always wanted a box shelf like those sold at west elm but didn’t want to fork out the moolah. jenni’s hack might just do the trick for you then. west elm’s box shelves “a... Read More


one day event: travelling apothecary

Published on September 12th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

is your life blighted by the shame of ikea-mania? do you crave cheap chairs? seek solace in simple sofas? or dream of bookcases called billy? then, you’ve caught ikea-nitis. but fear not, mr crispin jones offers... Read More


after kitchen

designer guys does ikea

Published on September 11th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

more tube inspiration from julie (thanks again, girl!). they don’t use ikea often, usually preferring more high-end stuff, but in this episode, the designer guys gave this kitchen – part located in a basement and away... Read More

Living Room

cheryl’s cozy room divider

Published on September 8th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

one of the things i love about ikea is its flexibility. in my apartment, some of my furniture and spaces has to do double (or triple) duty. cheryl faced a similar predicament. her living room has... Read More

Wall Décor

a splashback frame

Published on September 6th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

so, cheryl of berkshire, uk, experienced ikea’s screwy customer service, but this is a case of a wrong thing turning out right. “our little ‘magnetic board’ is a result of unwanted parts we got from ikea,&#... Read More


hide subwoofer

this hol hides a subwoofer

Published on September 5th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

couldn’t log into all google sites the last few days. i still can’t. i think google blocked my IP address or something. and it was so frustrating not being able to blog. now i know what... Read More


did someone hack the ikea catalogue?

Published on September 1st, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

okay, i digress again. but this is too funny. ted tipped me off on this bit of news that has been circulating in canada and the internet. it seems, if you flip to the first photo... Read More


what about an ikea classifieds?

Published on August 30th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

since i’m always buying new ikea stuff, i’m also always looking for ways to re-use or dispose of the old. which led to me think of starting a new free service – kinda like an ikea... Read More

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