Children

assemble a colouring book

Published on July 17th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

it’s cute overload when i found mike tsao’s entry in sowbug.org. he gives us a great tip, “recycle and parent in one step: ikea assembly instructions make great coloring books.” my! indeed. tags: ikea, assembly instructions,... Read More


catalogue

through the ikea 2007 peep hole

Published on July 14th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

following my entries here and here on the ikea 2007 range, i’ve found more pictures. i’m happy to see that the new range carries the usual ikea clean lines, strong colours and playfulness. i like! to... Read More


seating

hate the fabric colour? just paint it!

Published on July 13th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

nothing like new colour to bring an old piece of furniture back to life. but when you have non-removable fabric covers … bummer? maybe not. greg of ecoroofs everywhere shows us on his ikea skruvsta how... Read More


hacker help

pimp my boj

Published on July 12th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

help! my boj is so boring! marion from sydney writes me asking for ideas how she can spice up her boj drawers, and cover the flaking bits. (boj is no longer produced by ikea, i think.)... Read More


event

ikea flatpacks rearranged into art

Published on July 11th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

found these beautiful pieces at mocoloco. the humble bumerang clothes hanger is reborn as a stag’s head. with a few more hangers, you can form a crossbow to shoot ikea pencils at the stag, with no... Read More


Billy

an ikea bookcase for a swede by and by

Published on July 10th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

i may be an ikea fan but being buried in a billy? it gives new meaning to flatpack. anyways, diehards (no pun intended) among you may want to check out joe scanlan’s 112-page-perfect-bound-tome – diy, or... Read More


Lighting

make your own ikea dna lamp

Published on July 8th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

seeing this hopf & wortmann dna lamp, available from next [via design*sponge and reluct], i had an “aha” moment. i remembered seeing a similar lamp hack at boingboing – the fractal chandelier from sean michael ragan... Read More


ikeahacker

how to submit your ikea hack

Published on July 8th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

after days sweating over an ikea hack, you deserve your moment of glory here. just write me at ikeahacker[at]gmail[dot]com in your mail, you should include the following info:1. a short description of the hack2. the link... Read More


Miscellaneous

a cool cuppa

Published on July 7th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

when i saw this i almost scalded my lips with hot coffee. what brilliant use of ikea items. can you spot the cabinet door handles masquerading as coffee cup rails? cgfan‘s coffee contraption is the “brewtus... Read More


hack of the month

ikea hack of the month – june

Published on July 6th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

i survived a month of this blog. and we did alright with a pretty neat crop of hacks. thanks, everyone, who sent me their hacks. i really get a kick out of reading your mails. and... Read More


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