ikea fado lookalike at half the price

Published on July 20th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

this is another budget saving hack from greg of ecoroofs everywhere. “i wanted a plastic globe instead of the glass version from ikea so i could hang it pretty low over my bed and not worry... Read More

av aids

make your own ikea cam creature

Published on July 19th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

i love weird looking creatures and this one, by make flickr photo pool member, zieak, [via make] seemed to have walked right out of a tim burton movie. he writes – “this little guy (ikea unicef... Read More


Cheap yet chic stair lighting

Published on July 18th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

i call this one hack of a sexy stair lighting. simon says “putting lighting into our entry stairs has proven rather, err, problematic. I haven’t managed to electrocute myself trying to fit traditional lights, but it... Read More


assemble a colouring book

Published on July 17th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

it’s cute overload when i found mike tsao’s entry in he gives us a great tip, “recycle and parent in one step: ikea assembly instructions make great coloring books.” my! indeed... Read More


through the ikea 2007 peep hole

Published on July 14th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

following my entries here and here on the ikea 2007 range, i’ve found more pictures. i’m happy to see that the new range carries the usual ikea clean lines, strong colours and playfulness. i like! to... Read More


hate the fabric colour? just paint it!

Published on July 13th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

nothing like new colour to bring an old piece of furniture back to life. but when you have non-removable fabric covers … bummer? maybe not. greg of ecoroofs everywhere shows us on his ikea skruvsta how... Read More

hacker help

pimp my boj

Published on July 12th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

help! my boj is so boring! marion from sydney writes me asking for ideas how she can spice up her boj drawers, and cover the flaking bits. (boj is no longer produced by ikea, i think.)... Read More


ikea flatpacks rearranged into art

Published on July 11th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

found these beautiful pieces at mocoloco. the humble bumerang clothes hanger is reborn as a stag’s head. with a few more hangers, you can form a crossbow to shoot ikea pencils at the stag, with no... Read More


an ikea bookcase for a swede by and by

Published on July 10th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

i may be an ikea fan but being buried in a billy? it gives new meaning to flatpack. anyways, diehards (no pun intended) among you may want to check out joe scanlan’s 112-page-perfect-bound-tome – diy, or... Read More


make your own ikea dna lamp

Published on July 8th, 2006 | by Jules Yap

seeing this hopf & wortmann dna lamp, available from next [via design*sponge and reluct], i had an “aha” moment. i remembered seeing a similar lamp hack at boingboing – the fractal chandelier from sean michael ragan... Read More

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