i heart this valentine’s wreath

Published on February 14th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

happy valentine’s day! and a special post to celebrate all things lovey dovey. jenny rescued a half-priced ikea christmas wreath (can’t find the link on the website) and gave it a little love. it’s pretty easy... Read More



how to recover your ironing board

Published on February 13th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

not really hacks but two fantastic how-tos on recovering ironing boards. if you have an ironing board, you’re bound to find this useful. i won’t go into the details of how it is done – just... Read More


Leksvik Window Seat

a leksvik works great as a window seat

Published on February 13th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

lin does a great job with the leksvik tv bench – turning it into a window seat. she says, “i wanted a window seat with storage for my room at a reasonable price. after wandering around... Read More


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a diaper wallet for quick change

Published on February 12th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

emily shares a handy parent hack – turning the lycklig cd case into a mini diaper bag, great for quick outings with baby. “i made a ‘diaper wallet’ inspired by the skip hop pronto mini changer... Read More

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adding shelves to the aneboda

Published on February 12th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

dale divides the aneboda wardrobe and adds shelves for more storage. “i needed some more closet space but i also need storage for boxes and papers. i bought the wardrobe and some sides of another cabinet... Read More



moebler ‘s designer hacks

Published on February 11th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

haymon tips me on german design studio, moebler and their line of eye-catching and cheeky, i might say, hacks. i particularly “spot the looney” (second picture below) – the optical illusion is a nice touch. feast... Read More

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stolmen bike rack

Published on February 11th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

i really like michael’s idea for bicycle storage with the stolmen posts. i just wonder how easy it is to get the bikes up and down the pole. that’s a workout in itself! he says, “there... Read More

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a desk hack

Published on February 9th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

joshua‘s desk created from bits and pieces of ikea. the black legs are 1/4″ thick steel speaker stands that were custom built a few years ago. the thin horizontal board is the backing from an old... Read More

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big ben, big impact

Published on February 7th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

it’s chinese new year and i’m home with family. i just had a 8-course reunion dinner. woo! will be taking the day off tomorrow as it’s a busy, busy day – visiting grandpa, uncles, aunties and... Read More

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