Old coffee presses for new

Published on November 8th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: KAFFE coffee press, FÖRSTÅ coffee press Description: A minor but potentially useful hack: I broke the glass carafe of my old KAFFE French press, and went to replace it on my next IKEA run. However,... Read More



Billy Bookcase becomes Built-in

Published on November 6th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Billy, molding, wallpaper, paint Description: A ten year old Billy, boring but still going strong got another ten years of glamor filled life by being turned into a built-in. By adding mdf and crown molding... Read More



Ikea pendant

Published on November 5th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Ikea shade and light kit Description: $5.00 pendant And finally one more $5.00 light fixture…which is the pendant lights you see above in the last pic reveal. These are very easy to make. All you... Read More


Corner Cabinet + Countertop Hack

Published on November 5th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Varde, Akurum, Lidi and Besta Description: We had a bare corner in our small kitchen that we couldn’t decide how to fill till my husband came up with this idea. He wants to add another... Read More


Tiny kitchen table

Published on November 4th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Numerar oak counter, Oddvar stool, Vika kaj Description: My kitchen is long but too narrow for a kitchen table. When I finished my countertops with Numerar oak, I decided to make use of the cutoff... Read More


Faktum cabinet cubby hole

Published on November 4th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Faktum, CapitaDescription: When I decided to construct a hallway cabinet out of Faktum wall cabinets, I wanted to have an open space under the top where I could put keys, gloves, today’s mail, etc. So... Read More


Ivar cabinets mounted on wooden supports

Published on November 3rd, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: IvarDescription: I had a lot of Ivar cabinets assembled in the standard fashion, until one day one of the metal tabs that supports the cabinets gave way. That’s when I decided to mount the cabinets... Read More


Kitchen cabinet for the bathroom

Published on November 3rd, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Lillangen sink, Faktum wall cabinet Description: I liked the small Lillangen sink for my small bathroom, but disliked the Lillangen cabinets; I feel they are of mediocre quality, ugly and too high for comfort. So... Read More

Living Room

Golden Gate Coffee Table

Published on November 2nd, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Lack coffee table Description: Decided to hack my Lack coffee table after seeing a cool jukebox table in an art gallery that was _way_ out of my price range. I used: Lack coffee table, contact... Read More

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