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Billy-and-a-half

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Billy-and-a-half

Materials: Tall Billy, short Billy, Olsbo doors, two bits of wood, screws

Description: This is simple, but did the trick. I wanted a deep cabinet for some old stereo components (turntable, CD changer) with book storage above. After searching the Ikea website for hours trying to piece something together, I struck upon the idea of simply putting a...
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Blue Deck Chairs

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Blue Deck Chairs

Materials: Ikea chair

Description: Ikea has funny names for their furniture and I purchased these chairs so long ago I don't remember the name of them. They came with stretch fabric on them and when the fabric fell apart I had the frames only; which I kept because I knew I could do something with them eventually.

Blue Deck Chairs

I was inspired by Alex - who...
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Double decker half height Billys with a right angled

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Double decker half height Billys with a right angled


Materials: 4 steel plates, 4 right angle plates, a few screws and screwdriver

Description: The book collection grew beyond the half height Billy bookshelf, then beyond two, then at four Billys it just started getting awkward.

I originally doubled these up without any hardware, but after moving to SF and not knowing what an earthquake was like, I...

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Girly girl KURA bunk

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Girly girl KURA bunk

Materials: KURA, FABLER, SULTAN LURÖY, RIBBA

Description: We wanted a low bunk bed for our little girls (aged 3 and 1) and we came across a pre-loved KURA for a real bargain, so no harm trying a hack..

The KURA nearly fits our needs except for a few things: colour, side of ladder and lack of bed base.

We spray painted the bed in Rustoleum satin...
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IKEA cart re-make

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IKEA cart re-make

Materials: BEKVAM

Description: This cart was posted on my website as well as featured on numerous other decorating blogs as well as The Kitchen online magazine.

The cart was painted and the top refinished. French stamps and hand-painting was added to the top as well as embellishments and nail heads.See more of the Bekvam remake.

~ Susan, NY


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Ramvik table decorated with POGs

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Ramvik table decorated with POGs

Materials: Ramvik table, A bunch of POGs

Description: My girlfriend recently discovered a box full of POGs in her mother's basement while looking for something totally unrelated. We were on the lookout for something to do with our Ramvik table a bit like the Lego Ramvik Table that was featured on IkeaHackers some time ago and when we found the...
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Kitchen wall covering

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Kitchen wall covering

Materials: HYLLIS

Description:
The idea is simple : use all elements of one super-cheap HYLLIS metal shelves to construct a kitchen wall covering.

Kitchen wall covering
Kitchen wall covering
Kitchen wall covering
Kitchen wall covering

~ PATY MNI, BELGIUM (Liège)


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IKEA Tradig: more than a fruit bowl

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Ikea fruit bowl for succulents

Materials: IKEA Tradig bowl

Description: The IKEA Tradig is a perfect fruit bowl and it also makes an excellent planter. All you need is the bowl, a coconut shell liner made for hanging baskets, soil, and some plants.

IKEA Tradig: more than a fruit bowl
IKEA Tradig: more than a fruit bowl

When I could not find a coconut shell liner small enough to fit, I cut a couple of inches off the smallest size I could get at the...
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Knuff is e-knuff

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Knuff is e-knuff

Materials: Vika amon custom table, Knuff

Description: I was really in the need of someplace to store my 11x17 paper for my large format printer. I was storing it on the floor under the desk but I kept kicking it. Then I had it on a HOL storage cube that we store our blankets in. That became a pain. So I went down to our favorite Swedish furniture...
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Billy Olsbo 117cm Glass Door

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Billy Olsbo 117cm Glass Door

Materials: BILLY OLSBO Panel/glass door, Saw - preferably with fine teeth, pencil, square (again, any kind will do)

Description: IKEA only makes the BILLY OLSBO door with a wood frame in 212cm (83in) and 52cm (20in) lengths. The 117cm (46in) BILLY OLSBO door only comes with a wood panel - no glass. So what do you do when you want a 117cm door with...
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Pimp my Billy Laiva: From a boring bookshelf to an astonishing bar

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Pimp my Billy Laiva: From a boring bookshelf to an astonishing bar

Pimp my Billy Laiva: From a boring bookshelf to an astonishing barMaterials: 1-One LAMPLIG Grytgaller 2-One LOTS spegel 3-One DIODER led 4-Couple of nail clips and double sided adhesive pads.

Description: The pictures I took are quite self-explanatory, so I will resume it as much I can. Have you any question I will be happy to answer it!

I sawed the Lamplig right in the middle. Then I ended up drilling 16 holes...