A bright spark for the Gestalta

Published on April 15th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

John comes up with an ingenious use for the Gestalta figurine. Lovely! He says, “I saw the Gestalta at Ikea a few weeks ago and wanted to get one, but the wife said ‘There’s no use... Read More

Work Station


Liatorp-Billy fusion book cases

Published on April 14th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Erik previously gave us a discreet computer cabinet. He does it again with this handsome all black set-up. And what’s a flavasoft? He says, “Ikea is one of my favorite places, being a Swede, it’s one... Read More



Pax wardrobe toy storage

Published on April 13th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Kathryn in Canada found a simple and basic toy storage solution. She says, “I found a huge stack of Ikea’s Pax wardrobe shelves in the As-is section. At $1 a package and 2 shelves per pack,... Read More


A woody window sill

Published on April 10th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Tim gets hold of some Platta wooden decking to embellish his window sill which gives it a nice natural look. He says, “I just made a hack using five Plattas. They were to be used for... Read More



Trofast changing table

Published on April 9th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

No need to buy an expensive changing table. Just top a Trofast shelving unit with a changing table pad, just like how Beth and Shelli did theirs. This is from Beth, who cut a piece of... Read More


Bathroom mirror, more than meets the eye

Published on April 7th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Gilito from Alcoi, Spain, has this absolutely fabulous mirror. It really got me. Me. Like. Robots. Too. “I would like to submit my simple hack conformed by the Atran lockable cabinet in stainless steel, the mirror... Read More



A bouquet lamp

Published on April 6th, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Nicoletta submits her daughter, Chiara’s hack. An Ikea picture frame (Ribba?) and a light shade. She covered the base with expanded clay balls and inserted plastic flowers. More hacks on Read More

Media Storage

A massive built-in project

Published on April 3rd, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Adele and Jeremy spent a good 4 weekends to accomplished this massive media, wardrobe and storage combo. Time well spent! “My husband worked on installing ‘built-ins’ for about 4 weekends in a row using the new... Read More

Work Station


Snug desk in laundry room

Published on April 3rd, 2009 | by Jules Yap

Hunter mixed and matched Ikea cabinets for a sweet work station. Too bad it’s hidden away in the laundry room! “We recently finished a laundry room desk area that found us combining a few stock Ikea... Read More

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