Children

quick and easy toy storage solution

Published on January 26th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

kdzic emailed this toy storage idea. not really a hack but useful if you’re looking for new ways to organise your child’s collection. take the $79.99 expedit bookcase and turn it on its side. pick up... Read More


Secondary Storage

expedit goes retro

Published on January 25th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

here’s yvonne’s second hack – an expedit pimp. “i use it to file all my favorite magazine’s back issues. i pinned retro kitchen wallpaper to the back of the bookcase to give it a fun backdrop.&#... Read More


seating

woo! a cath kidston skruvsta chair

Published on January 24th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

yvonne from netherlands, who runs the amazing yvestown blog sent me two hacks. and they are GORGEOUS, major gorgeous. the first is the skruvsta swivel chair, which has a nice shape but hardly inspiring fabric. with... Read More


Hackers Help

painting the norrebo a shade darker?

Published on January 23rd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

“i’m debating buying a norrebo shelving unit – i love the style, but the pale wood is going to clash horribly with the rest of my (dark, funky, Victorian) decor. i’m wondering whether i could either... Read More


Children

marker proof your kid’s table

Published on January 22nd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

this is such a great hack from sara. it reminds me of those good old days when we were kids. we’d draw on walls, on chairs – on every blank surface we could find. used to... Read More


Lighting

storm mood lamp

Published on January 19th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

mood lamps back in rage? here’s another, not unlike this one. tobias converted an ikea storm floor lamp using the powerRGB circuit and the tiny RGB firmware. i don’t quite understand the wires and circuits but... Read More


Fabrics

light up with this room divider

Published on January 18th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

coralie wrote me some time ago and told me about her ikea dunker project and i’ve been waiting to see the end product ever since. the dunker is this big flat lamp with a fabric shade,... Read More


shelves

expedit grande

Published on January 16th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

seena’s furniture designer boyfriend, randall finally made her a bookcase after she threatened to “just rent a car and go to ikea herself!”. anyhow, he still chose to start with the expedit as the base. it’s... Read More


Lighting

the knappa floor lamp

Published on January 15th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

more lamp hacks. this time, it’s the knappa, which i think is quite a pretty pendant lamp. it all started when maya moved and couldn’t find a spot for the flower like lamp. but as luck... Read More


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