ikea spotting!

Published on January 10th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

hey, some mid-week eye candy. nicole [thanks!] did some ikea spotting and spied this on apartment therapy. pretty little space with nice use of the docksta table and gilbert chair. doesn’t look like it cost less... Read More


bonde lighting

Published on January 9th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

if you need to light up your bonde bookcase, this hack will do it for you. aj used the trettionen interior lighting strips inside his bonde bookcase to shine a little light on his barware. “i’ve... Read More


some times it works better upside down

Published on January 5th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

eric of modernself sent me this lovely hack on the alang table lamp, deftly modified into a pendant lamp. i must say it is simply perfect – the alang table lamp has a textured paper shade... Read More


an eat-in wardrobe

Published on January 4th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

don’t know about you but i’m just as guilty as the kersteins when it comes to tv dinners. so, i’m keeping this great idea for when my pax wardrobe wears out. “some years ago, we purchased... Read More

Living Room

oak stained sideboard

Published on January 3rd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

happy new year! here’s a nice one, spotted on curbly to kick off 2007. a pair of akurum kitchen wall cabinets turned into an elegant sideboard. urbanmark wrapped two 30″ ikea akurum wall cabinets in oak... Read More


i’m back

Published on January 3rd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

hello and happy 2007. hope you had a wonderful time with family and friends welcoming the new year. just a quick note to say that i’m back. the break was great and i had an amazing... Read More

hack of the month

Vote for the ikea hack of the year

Published on December 23rd, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

i can’t believe that i’m posting the last entry for the year. yeah, this is the last till we hit 2007. i’ll be off tomorrow for a break with family and friends. then i’ll be flying... Read More


have a scandinavian christmas

Published on December 20th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

bored with turkey and trimmings? a swedish christmas may just be the change you’ve wanted. ikea has just about everything you need to host a party: meatballs, salmon, cheeses, chocolates and even a spiced red wine... Read More


Expedit with MACKIS storage

organise your expedit bookcase

Published on December 18th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

not quite a full-fledged hack but i liked richard’s idea of sanding down the mackis drawers to fit theexpedit bookcase. a great idea if you’re thinking of ways to organise your bookcase. “the drawers are stock... Read More


last minute gift guide

Published on December 15th, 2006 | by Jules IKEAHacker

i admit it. i usually do my last-minute-i-m-out-of-ideas shopping at ikea. where possible, i’ll add in a simple personal touch so that i won’t appear so utterly “thoughtless”. here are some items i was thinking of... Read More

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