From rugs to runners

Published on April 13th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

I like the clean simplicity of Clara’s hack – a long runner from Ikea rugs (which reminds me that I need one for my entryway) and little patchwork accents completes the look. The rugs in question... Read More


Have a cocktail on an Ivar bar

Published on April 9th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

When Steve sent me these photos of his Ikea bar hack, my first thoughts were, “Where’s the Ikea?” On closer scrutiny, yes, it’s there, hidden under layers of Home Depot panels. A few years ago, ... Read More


Nordby TV bench turned into towel rack

Published on April 9th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

I’ve definitely never thought of using the Nordby TV bench as a towel holder. But Susanne sure did. She says, “It did not involve much ‘hacking’: just turned upside down and hung with two solid brackets... Read More


A little Trofast experiment

Published on April 8th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Tobias experiments with an alternative to the Trofast frame. The original is made from solid pine but this could be just a sturdy (since Tobias can stand on top of it). If need some thing cheap... Read More

Living Room

Lack spring table

Published on April 7th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

If you’re looking to add a splash of colour for Spring, here’s an easy and cheap way to do it. Sandra shows us how on her Lack bedside table. I took a white Lack side table... Read More

Media Storage

Lack retro media cabinet

Published on April 7th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

I’m loving what Jeff in LA did with the Lack shelving unit. The sliding doors and hairpin legs are just perfect. He says, “After discovering your site and seeing some of the other lack media cabinet... Read More


Kid’s play storage

Published on April 5th, 2010 | by Jules Yap

Well, you’ve built your kid a play kitchen. It’s only a matter of time, you’ll need to add a cabinet to it. Sergio builds one from 2 Rast bedside tables. Nicely done. Ikea should consider a... Read More

Work Station

Get into the details for your home office

Published on April 2nd, 2010 | by Jules Yap

It’s the details that make the whole ensemble work. Matching the colour, lifting the bookcases. Small touches, but nicely done. Take a look at Jennifer’s home office. 1. Expedit shelving – 2 vertical, 1 horizontal. My... Read More

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