Instructables: exploring - living - furnishing - ikea http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:18:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 IKEA HACK: single flower vase http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-single-flower-vase/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 10:42:56 PDT
Tetris Chest of Drawers http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetris-Chest-of-Drawers/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 13:35:14 PDT
Re-cover your Ikea Klobo Sofa http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-cover-your-Ikea-Klobo-Sofa/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 15:54:58 PST
Ikea side table hack. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-side-table-hack/
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:22:57 PDT
Ikea + Craigslist desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Craigslist-desk/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/D83A/HJKC70TL/FCGD83AHJKC70TL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/D83A/HJKC70TL/FCGD83AHJKC70TL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/D83A/HJKC70TL/FCGD83AHJKC70TL.SMALL.jpg mboyles2 So I moved into a new room and wanted to create a large work space for some varies projects I would be working on. The main goal was to create a large desk at a low cost while still maintaining a polished look. Ive had some luck with craigslist, so I watched the free section there and the as-is de...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 13:22:14 PDT
Wall-mounted charging station for ALL the mobile devices http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-mounted-charging-station-for-ALL-the-mobile-d/
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Tue, 28 May 2013 13:36:41 PDT
Ikea Kura bed converted to bunkbed http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Kura-bed-converted-to-bunkbed/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/9HI4/HGH6JG2B/FAA9HI4HGH6JG2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/9HI4/HGH6JG2B/FAA9HI4HGH6JG2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/9HI4/HGH6JG2B/FAA9HI4HGH6JG2B.SMALL.jpg jauncourt I have 2 kids, and some time ago, they each had their own room. The little one got this for his former toddler bed and the big guy got a KURA platform/loft bed from Ikea. All was great for about 2 years. However, a couple of years ago, the little one and the big one both asked me if they could shar...
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Sun, 12 May 2013 12:50:37 PDT
Sliced LACK table http://www.instructables.com/id/Sliced-LACK-table/
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Fri, 15 Feb 2013 11:27:16 PST
Ikea Hack: Rolling Storage Lack Coffee/Side Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Hack-Rolling-Storage-Lack-CoffeeSide-Table/
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 00:19:47 PST
Providore IKEA Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Providore-IKEA-Hack/
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 01:08:02 PST
Buy 1 get one free Ikea shelf hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Buy-1-get-one-free-Ikea-shelf/
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 13:33:18 PDT
Creating a S.L.A.C.K. http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-SLACK/
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Sun, 13 May 2012 11:15:44 PDT
Kitchen Art Attack http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Art-Attack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/PVNH/GYGF8IS5/F9VPVNHGYGF8IS5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/PVNH/GYGF8IS5/F9VPVNHGYGF8IS5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/PVNH/GYGF8IS5/F9VPVNHGYGF8IS5.SMALL.jpg Cobrox - IKEA Hack  "Gorm Regal" in my kitchen
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Fri, 10 Feb 2012 02:52:24 PST
Hack the Lack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-the-Lack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/QBTC/GXUZELNF/FCYQBTCGXUZELNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/QBTC/GXUZELNF/FCYQBTCGXUZELNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/QBTC/GXUZELNF/FCYQBTCGXUZELNF.SMALL.jpg derte84 Lack is one of the most beautiful pieces of furniture Ikea offers. It is cheap and minimal, its design will never get old. I think that the good thing of being simple and cheap is that a lot of people can afford to modify it on their needs. So, read this guide, get inspired and go to Ikea to buy a ...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2012 13:37:24 PST
DIY Nail Head Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Nail-Head-Table/
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Fri, 14 Oct 2011 06:42:18 PDT
Ikea - Share Your Space Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Share-Your-Space-Contest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/1R9F/GTJS8WU1/F5I1R9FGTJS8WU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/1R9F/GTJS8WU1/F5I1R9FGTJS8WU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/1R9F/GTJS8WU1/F5I1R9FGTJS8WU1.SMALL.jpg TwoMoreDesigns Well, here's my space. As you can see, it's rather bleak. I've amassed a mixed room of furniture over the years, but it's in storage and most of it isn't worth the cost of getting it moved. I've always wanted cohesive look to my house, and starting with this blank slate, here is my chance. I'll nee...
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Sun, 9 Oct 2011 21:09:17 PDT
Room in Need of Help http://www.instructables.com/id/Room-in-Need-of-Help/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/1LGE/GTJS8TDM/FVX1LGEGTJS8TDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/1LGE/GTJS8TDM/FVX1LGEGTJS8TDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/1LGE/GTJS8TDM/FVX1LGEGTJS8TDM.SMALL.jpg jehmz I'm entering the contest because I am in desperate need of a room makeover. I have no real bed, just a mattress on the floor. All the furniture I do have, TV stand and one night stand (that is too tall for my mattress on the floor) was donated by family and the one tall dresser I have was a find fro...
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Sun, 9 Oct 2011 16:45:34 PDT
Bedroom furniture for our own space http://www.instructables.com/id/Bedroom-furniture-for-our-own-space/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/IRAK/GTJ1XGAN/FYLIRAKGTJ1XGAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/IRAK/GTJ1XGAN/FYLIRAKGTJ1XGAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/IRAK/GTJ1XGAN/FYLIRAKGTJ1XGAN.SMALL.jpg starla80 My family and I were able to move into an apartment six months ago. Currently we have no real furniture. We are using mattresses for the children's beds, foam mattress toppers for our bed and a card table and chairs for our dinning table. We would really like to do furnish the bedrooms since those a...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 15:00:02 PDT
My Room http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Uncompleted-Bedroom/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/VP9R/GT9U8Q5E/FH5VP9RGT9U8Q5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/VP9R/GT9U8Q5E/FH5VP9RGT9U8Q5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/VP9R/GT9U8Q5E/FH5VP9RGT9U8Q5E.SMALL.jpg Bryang1012
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Sun, 2 Oct 2011 19:57:55 PDT
Help our living room http://www.instructables.com/id/Help-our-narrow-mixed-match-boxy-living-room/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/DSFA/GSUT2ZM2/FLUDSFAGSUT2ZM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/DSFA/GSUT2ZM2/FLUDSFAGSUT2ZM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/DSFA/GSUT2ZM2/FLUDSFAGSUT2ZM2.SMALL.jpg lsarah My boyfriend and I just moved in together to a new apartment. We both work full time and he takes grad school classes at night. By the time we get home we want to collapse, however, our living room is anything but comfortable. We're happy here with our new apartment and decision to live together but...
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Sun, 2 Oct 2011 11:19:43 PDT
Workspace Renovation & Reorganization http://www.instructables.com/id/Workspace-Renovation-Reorganization/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/HJ5X/GSUSN51W/FMHHJ5XGSUSN51W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/HJ5X/GSUSN51W/FMHHJ5XGSUSN51W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/HJ5X/GSUSN51W/FMHHJ5XGSUSN51W.SMALL.jpg NHLavalanche My small lofted apartment in Chicago is often purposely minimal to prevent too much clutter. However, when you enter the 700ft2 apartment, there is a small pocket (seen below) that leads towards the bathroom and storage space. Currently, the space is awkwardly being used- not enough furniture is ava...
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Sun, 25 Sep 2011 20:29:47 PDT
Ity bity living space. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ity-bity-living-space/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/YLBS/GSYERPNV/FFTYLBSGSYERPNV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/YLBS/GSYERPNV/FFTYLBSGSYERPNV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/YLBS/GSYERPNV/FFTYLBSGSYERPNV.SMALL.jpg Takashi_Nanami Right now my husband and I are living in my parents garage, because we don't have money to afford our own place till I am finished with school. We have a 2 year old and a 4 month old, and the space we live in is pretty cramped. If I was to be able to fix up this space in anyway I would try to get so...
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Sun, 25 Sep 2011 17:13:34 PDT
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Thu, 22 Sep 2011 17:17:27 PDT
A Grad Student's Pitifully Empty Apartment http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Grad-Students-Pitifully-Empty-Apartment/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/1C6S/GSUSHS5Y/FKR1C6SGSUSHS5Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/1C6S/GSUSHS5Y/FKR1C6SGSUSHS5Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/1C6S/GSUSHS5Y/FKR1C6SGSUSHS5Y.SMALL.jpg brittneylaws I just moved in. After tuition, books and supplies I'm B-R-O-K-E! I have big dreams of having a fabulously furnished space, but the zeroes in my bank account tells me otherwise. I have given up, and I am super distressed. I hate coming home because all I can think about is how I want my apartment...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2011 00:30:45 PDT
Please Ikea, I need EVERYTHING!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Share-Your-Space-Challenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/RJUN/GSUSDYTO/FPRRJUNGSUSDYTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/RJUN/GSUSDYTO/FPRRJUNGSUSDYTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/RJUN/GSUSDYTO/FPRRJUNGSUSDYTO.SMALL.jpg acemysteriouz Hello! I'm Anthony and this is my entry into the Share Your Space Challenge. Well, as you can see, my space is pretty much nothing but space! I just moved into this 2 bedroom duplex a couple of days ago and except for a desk, bed and bookcase, I have no furniture...1000 bucks from Ikea would definit...
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Wed, 21 Sep 2011 20:27:46 PDT
Back from Africa and THIS is my room? http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-from-Africa-and-THIS-is-my-room/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/MDI9/GSOEMUJW/FRNMDI9GSOEMUJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/MDI9/GSOEMUJW/FRNMDI9GSOEMUJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/MDI9/GSOEMUJW/FRNMDI9GSOEMUJW.SMALL.jpg emilygraceking My husband and I live with a wonderful girl named Stephanie. Stephanie was an intern for our program that built vegetable gardens for schools to grow produce for food pantries and sought to humanize the needy through massive food distribution, and as part of that program she and three other interns ...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2011 15:39:16 PDT
Before - Rag-Tag Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Before-Rag-Tag-Furniture/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/K8A6/GSNQR8PX/F61K8A6GSNQR8PX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/K8A6/GSNQR8PX/F61K8A6GSNQR8PX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/K8A6/GSNQR8PX/F61K8A6GSNQR8PX.SMALL.jpg OnyxPected "Hand-Me-Down" describes my living room.  I got my furniture 10 years ago from a friend-of-a-friend and I've never had the opportunity to replace it.  Covering it doesn't help; it's old and out dated.  I think that I have the most uncomfortable furniture in the world. I want to create a space t...
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Sat, 17 Sep 2011 14:44:03 PDT
My Space for IKEA http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Space-for-IKEA/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/NRYJ/GSMZ721T/FAINRYJGSMZ721T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/NRYJ/GSMZ721T/FAINRYJGSMZ721T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/NRYJ/GSMZ721T/FAINRYJGSMZ721T.SMALL.jpg niagarast We have a small-space house begging for IKEA's solutions. Our family room is a multi-purpose space where kids do homework, play with all manner of legos, color, paint, etc. It is currently furnished with lots of hand-me-down furniture that is too large for the space, and that doesn't help meet the ...
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Fri, 16 Sep 2011 10:33:48 PDT
New Room for a Little Man http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Room-for-a-Little-Man/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/O2RA/GTKH9QT6/FMPO2RAGTKH9QT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/O2RA/GTKH9QT6/FMPO2RAGTKH9QT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/O2RA/GTKH9QT6/FMPO2RAGTKH9QT6.SMALL.jpg Kaisei13 Hello! My name is Damien and I need a new room.  All my old furniture is baby stuff that I have out grown and I need a new space.  Right now I sleep on my parents old mattress on the floor and though it is a blast to jump on, it takes up all the space in my room.  So I decided to color you some pict...
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Thu, 15 Sep 2011 13:54:39 PDT
KittyLitter MALM http://www.instructables.com/id/KittyLitter-MALM/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2011 10:02:47 PDT
Laser Etched Draws for Ikea Expedit http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etched-Draws-for-Ikea-Expedit/
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Sat, 30 Jul 2011 18:42:24 PDT
SImple but drastic change http://www.instructables.com/id/SImple-but-drastic-change/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/2RO0/GKS0TQTN/FIX2RO0GKS0TQTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/2RO0/GKS0TQTN/FIX2RO0GKS0TQTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/2RO0/GKS0TQTN/FIX2RO0GKS0TQTN.SMALL.jpg felix_m_rivera A simple addition of a wall decal can make those standard Ikea Hemnes furniture (http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/60156121 ) something more personal.
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Mon, 7 Mar 2011 17:54:45 PST
Fix a sagging table with an old bed frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-sagging-table-with-an-old-bed-frame/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/YDU7/GJ6E8PTE/FN8YDU7GJ6E8PTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/YDU7/GJ6E8PTE/FN8YDU7GJ6E8PTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/YDU7/GJ6E8PTE/FN8YDU7GJ6E8PTE.SMALL.jpg calischs I recently picked up an IKEA table from a very nice craigslister. It was exactly what I wanted: simple, easy to haul, with a large work surface. The four legs thread into metal plates which are screwed to the bottom of the tabletop. The only issue was the sag of the unsupported top that had develope...
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Thu, 20 Jan 2011 21:51:37 PST
$3 Ikea Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ikea-Coffee-Table/
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Mon, 29 Nov 2010 09:20:27 PST
Simple Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Desk/
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Tue, 5 Oct 2010 15:43:53 PDT
Optimizing an IKEA Wardrobe http://www.instructables.com/id/Optimizing-an-IKEA-Wardrobe/
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Sun, 5 Sep 2010 08:48:01 PDT
Coffee-Stained Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Stained-Coffee-Table/
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Wed, 5 May 2010 10:19:37 PDT
Ikea Hack! (sorta) Upholstered headboard on the DALSELV bed frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Hack-sorta-Upholstered-headboard-on-the-DA/
Ikea Hack! (sorta) Upholstered headboard on the DALSELV bed frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/Y55V/G23UMQ0U/FZBY55VG23UMQ0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/Y55V/G23UMQ0U/FZBY55VG23UMQ0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/Y55V/G23UMQ0U/FZBY55VG23UMQ0U.SMALL.jpg pxlchk1 When Dave and I bought this house about two and a half years ago, we were surprised when our bed didn't fit into our 3rd floor bedroom. Being new homeowners and thusly, broke as all get out, I went to Ikea and purchased the cheapest bed I could find, thinking that we could take the boxes up the stai...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2009 20:47:27 PST
Improved Ikea Benno CD shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Ikea-Benno-CD-shelf/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2009 15:46:30 PST