Children

Cork board turtle

Published on September 21st, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: 5 packs of HEAT cork trivets, primer, paint, damage-free hanging stripsDescription: This is a pretty simple hack, but we were happy with it and wanted to share. We live away from both our families and... Read More


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Kitchen isle / Storage Container

Published on September 21st, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: 6 x Ikea Lack, Pragel Countertop, Bygel Rails, Bygel Wire Basket, Grundtal S-Hooks, some screws, mounting brackets, Plaster boards. Description: Hey there IKEA-Freaks… ;0) Ever had the problem that there simply wasn’t enough storage space... Read More


Spontan

Framed Ikea magnetic Spontan board make over

Published on September 21st, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Spontan Magnetic Board, Molding, Fabric, Stencil, Paint Description: Knowing my quick boredom with decor, I usually try to pre-plan how easy it would be to switch things up when creating most of my projects; it’s... Read More


Dioder

Torked-out Ribba Backlit frame

Published on September 18th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: 2x Torka bundles, 1x Dioder LED strip set, 2x 50x50x4.5cm – Ribba Frames, Two sided tape, White paint or gesso, An electric drill with ½ inch drill bit Description: Our apartment needed two things 1.)... Read More


Akurum

Monet-at-Giverny Play Kitchen

Published on September 18th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Akurum Cabinet, Magasin Dish Drainer, Baskets (possibly Branas) Duktig Play Sets, Non-Ikea parts: an old entertainment center and an old table which we disassembled for wood and parts, some brass fittings from a reuse center,... Read More


Lack

Another "Pretty Kitty Potty"

Published on September 18th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: IKEA Lack, Sofia Fabric, Hammer, some tacks, Borris Doormat. Description: Simply followed the Instructions of the Original “Pretty Kitty Potty” but instead of screens I used some Ikea Sofia fabric and attached it with tacks... Read More


Wardrobes

Teen boy’s always closed closet door

Published on September 15th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Window panels Description: Closing bifold doors is just too much trouble for a teen boy. I cut curtain panels in half to make strips. They are stapled to a 1 x 1 which is mounted... Read More


Bedroom

Teen boy lounge bed

Published on September 15th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Malm headboard, Ribba shelf, Komisk cushion cover Description: Here is my teenage son’s “lounge bed” hacked from a Malm headboard and Ribba shelves. The goal was a double bed in minimum space with no hiding... Read More


Ivar

Ivar bookshelf

Published on September 14th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Ivar verticals, Ivar shelves, 6mm dowels, twine, varnish Description: When we left the last city we lived in and sold all of our Ikea furniture, I swore “No more pressboard. No more low-end Ikea. Next... Read More


Bathroom

Malma meets Venice

Published on September 14th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Materials: Malma mirror, mosaic tiles, tile nippers, glue, grout, husband to pour the wine Description: We moved into a place with a hideous little bathroom. As a gift to myself, I decided to defy our rental... Read More


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