a photo frame clock

Published on November 23rd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

clocks are turning out to be one of the favourite items to hack. joyce sent me her rusch wall clock that doubles up as photo frame. “i dismantled the clock and traced the outside of its... Read More



redeeming the dalselv bed

Published on November 22nd, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

i got to agree with ashiado that the dalselv headboard is too tall and thin. she cleverly hacked the headboard, retaining its design but bringing balance to its overall looks. “the dalselv bed came pretty close... Read More



chopping board to bathroom shelf

Published on November 21st, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

here’s a quirky one from karen. she wanted a bathroom shelf but was on a super-tight budget, plus the fact that her bathroom was, as she terms it, painfully narrow. “i wanted something that i didn’t... Read More

Work Station


a desk of flowers for maisie

Published on November 20th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

kristy’s desk set-up for her daughter maisie is so pretty. in comparison, my all white and aluminum work station now looks totally blah. the table is the humble ingo. maisie painted the legs and kristy overlaid... Read More

Hackers Help


some questions ….

Published on November 19th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

any ideas for a built-in ironing board? linda is wondering if “a nice hacker somewhere has figured out a built-in/slide out ironing board that can be used in pax. it would be so convenient, don’t know... Read More



children’s book storage

Published on November 19th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

allyson inspired by saw this post on apartmenttherapy: nursery a couple of months ago created her version using a stripa wall shelf and a sheet of acrylic. “we had the acrylic cut at a local glass... Read More



kid’s bed with a little cupola

Published on November 15th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

caroll gets creative for her daughter’s bed. “recently, i went on a big shopping trip to ikea, because my toddler needed a new bed. i was very disappointed in what ikea has on offer by way... Read More

Secondary Storage

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a ramberg laundry hamper

Published on November 14th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

joan sends in her version of a large capacity laundry hamper, made from a ramberg chest. she writes, “i started with a ramberg chest with 3 drawers. picture 1 is the final result, picture 2 is... Read More



vilan recliner goes deeper

Published on November 12th, 2007 | by Jules IKEAHacker

simon bought a vilan recliner (can’t find the link on ikea’s website) but it didn’t lean as far back as he wished for him to kick back and relax. he says, “it’s a comfortable chair but... Read More

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