Malma mirror mirror on the wall

Published on August 14th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Bj from London did a simple but beautiful hack on the Malma mirrors. “Just ten Malma mirrors, some emulsion and a idea for a pattern. Uber cheap. But love the effect. I used Photoshop to create... Read More


A craft pod that hides a sewing machine

Published on August 13th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Liz hacks a craft pod with 2 Billy bookcases. Open to craft. Close to hide the clutter. Perfect. She says, “I used two Billy bookcases, a piano hinge, two hinges for the sewing machine fold out... Read More



Solig place mat wall art

Published on August 12th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Heather who is part of a design team for her local scrapbooking store finds an alternative use for the Solig place mat. It’s a wall decor and “memory board”. Lots of ribbons and a few favourite... Read More

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Akrobat cabinet with wall decals

Published on August 11th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Brittany brightened her old Akrobat. Wall decals are a simple way to add some interest to a piece of furniture. She says, “I have had this Akrobat cabinet for about 10 years or so and it... Read More


Light up with a Rektangel candle

Published on August 7th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Kelly saves a broken Yankee Candle and turns it into something that she actually like better than the original. Thanks to a 6″ Rektangel vase. Since it’s already cracked, she broke the rest of the Yankee... Read More


A chair to rock your Summer

Published on August 6th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Alex’s Emmabo Rocking Chair finally gave up its ghost. But he resurrects them into this outdoorsy deck chairs. How perfect for summer. He says, “I’ve retrofitted wooden slats to an Emmabo Rocking Chair frame. It’s now... Read More


Lack shelving bench

Published on August 5th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Anette found a discarded Ikea Lack shelving unit and hacked it into a bench. She says, “I added chrome legs from the local hardware store. The upholstering was the biggest challenge as I had never tried... Read More


Coffee Table

Published on August 4th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

A really slim coffee table. Great if you have a small space and need something to just fit right in. KayJay says, “It’s fairly small and not a functional for someone with a large space. My... Read More


Display your art under the shelf

Published on August 3rd, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Sarah tips me on her friend, Lee Meredith‘s shelving hack, which was featured on Threadbanger. It’s about using the space under a shelf as a art display area. Pretty neat. I mean, who says you can... Read More



DIY hacked cold frame for the garden

Published on July 31st, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Lorene presents us with her “urban hillybilly chic” hack – a cold frame to protect your vegetable patch from chilly weather. Anyways, if you’re one with a green thumb, better start scoring some cheap Gorm shelving... Read More

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