light up with this room divider

Published on January 18th, 2007 | by Jules Yap

coralie wrote me some time ago and told me about her ikea dunker project and i’ve been waiting to see the end product ever since. the dunker is this big flat lamp with a fabric shade,... Read More


IKEA hack

expedit grande

Published on January 16th, 2007 | by Jules Yap

seena’s furniture designer boyfriend, randall finally made her a bookcase after she threatened to “just rent a car and go to ikea herself!”. anyhow, he still chose to start with the expedit as the base. it’s... Read More



the knappa floor lamp

Published on January 15th, 2007 | by Jules Yap

more lamp hacks. this time, it’s the knappa, which i think is quite a pretty pendant lamp. it all started when maya moved and couldn’t find a spot for the flower like lamp. but as luck... Read More


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comment moderation on off

Published on January 15th, 2007 | by Jules Yap

urgh. i’ve been comment-spammed. which sucks big time. worst thing, i can’t delete the offending comment using blogger’s comment system. this leaves me no choice but to switch on comment moderation. i’ve put that off because... Read More

Living Room


the tord coffee table edition

Published on January 11th, 2007 | by Jules Yap

it is hard to believe that this chic looking slate top coffee table is hacked from a file cabinet. jason scavenged a tord file cabinet (which i’m not able to find on ikea’s site) from the... Read More



ikea spotting!

Published on January 10th, 2007 | by Jules Yap

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 Yap

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 Yap

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


pax wardrobe table

an eat-in wardrobe

Published on January 4th, 2007 | by Jules Yap

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

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