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Got an IKEA hack? Our readers would love to see it.

After hours of hard work, this is the place to share your IKEA hack. Over 25,000 persons log in daily to see how they can make their IKEA look and fit better with their lives. Your hack could be the one to inspire them to try new things with IKEA.

First thing is, you’ll need to tell us all about it so we can upload an inspiring and informative post of your hack.

The basics

The #1 Rule

This is the most important requirement. The hack MUST have at least one IKEA item hacked.

What if you didn’t hack it?

If you come across an interesting hack, do let us know. Just email us with a link to the original post. Thank you!

Hackers Help Questions

You may send your questions to the same email address. Please submit photos of the “problem”.

Ready to share your hack?
Here’s a submission checklist:

Email us the following details:

  1. Your name (will be published. Omit your last name if you do not wish to have it published.)
  2. Your email (will not be published)
  3. Title of your Hack (give it a nice title)
  4. IKEA items used: List of IKEA items used in your hack
  5. Other materials and tools: List all other materials and tools required to create your hack
  6. Hack instructions: List out each step in the process. Be concise. Be clear. Submissions without instructions will be not be posted.
  7. Other useful information (optional, but it’s nice to know):
  • Why did you decide to hack the item?
  • How long and how much did it cost?
  • What do you like most about the hack?
  • What was the hardest part about this hack?
  • What to pay special attention to?
  • Looking back, would you have done it differently?
  • And other thoughts/ comments that you have received about the hack
  1. Link to the project on your blog/ site (if applicable): We love to credit you and share some link love.
  2. Photos: Photos are essential in telling the story of your hack.
  • Step-by-steps photos are amazing in showing what and how it’s done, so if you have those, please add them.
  • Include photos of the finished hack.
  • Include photos of details, eg. a special joining or cut
  • Include a “before” photo, if applicable.
  • Photos should be at least 1024 pixels wide (height does not matter).
  • Photos must be in .jpg or .png format. Do not send your photos and text embedded in a PDF or Word doc.
  • Photo quality is essential. Make sure photos are in focus, well-lit & show your hack in the best possible way.

 

What does a well-documented hack look like?

Here are a few samples to get your creative juices flowing:

And that’s it!

We look forward to receiving your hack.


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