Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - living - furnishing - ikea Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:41:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ikea ROTERA Lantern Lamp
Ikea ROTERA Lantern Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> kingkaiser Bored of the lamps you can find at walmart? Like the flair of ye olde street lamps? Just like to make things and fill your room with them? Well then do I have the instructable for you!This instructable leaves you with a functional, unique, and rather dashing looking lamp made from a repurposed Roter...
By: kingkaiser

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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:28:43 PST
#SELFIE Mirror
#SELFIE Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo The #SELFIE Mirror is a mirror modified to include a vinyl cutout of the hastag "SELFIE". It is really as simple as that. This solution was designed to handle most of your #SELFIE watermarking needs. With this simple IRL modification you can throw away all of your photo editing software. Well -- som...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 09:41:53 PST
Bathroom cabinet with Ikea bowl
Bathroom cabinet with Ikea bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> kenyer So I was remodeling my very small bathroom. Searching for a nice cabinet I noticed that I didn't like the materials used in the cabinets for sale. Besides that, all cabinets where much to big (in size and price) for my small bathroom.A new project was born!I'm very happy with the result and I made s...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:07:08 PST
DIY IKEA Document Wall Holder
DIY IKEA Document Wall Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> MichaelRHerrera So lets say you have a pile of drawings, papers, posters, maps, or what ever. You know what I'm talking about. Now you could shove them into a tube or leave them in the corner hoping the pixies would magically make them go away, but today you are feeling empowered over your dominion and want to crea...
By: MichaelRHerrera

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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 19:27:44 PST
It's a TV Bench-Bench-Bench(TM)! [IKEA Hacked]
It's a TV Bench-Bench-Bench(TM)! [IKEA Hacked] - More DIY How To Projects]]> ucn Here's a modular TV console-bench, which I made out of IKEA components, inspired by the trendy wooden-top tables with steel frames that are in all the expensive design shops these days.As our TV wall is really long, I designed this as 3 separate benches that can be moved around as needed. The middle...
By: ucn

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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:53:15 PDT
Suitcase table- GREAT SPACE SAVER
Suitcase table- GREAT SPACE SAVER - More DIY How To Projects]]> loopyloos How to use that lovely suitcase as something else. Perfect for a desk with somewhere to store things. Find your suitcase. I found this lovely piece in a market but you can find them all over the place.Try and find one that is a size you like and with a flat top and bottom. If it is warped it migh...
By: loopyloos

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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 16:24:30 PDT
Bunk bed hack
Bunk bed hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> prosend We wanted to give my son more privacy in his shared room. We saw a similar hack on Instructables, but it had no instructions. Hope this will inspire you to create one! It has been so popular that we are modifying the older boys bed to have a similar set up. Success. Stain the pieces first We use...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:33:12 PDT
Dual Lack laptop desk
Dual Lack laptop desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> arpruss I wanted a short laptop desk that we could keep in the living room and that would allow reasonably comfortable use of the laptop while sitting on the sofa. Previously, the kids had been using the laptop while sitting on the cushion of an Ikea Poang ottoman on the floor and with the laptop resting o...
By: arpruss

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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 13:19:36 PDT
Ikea Malm Nightstand
Ikea Malm Nightstand - More DIY How To Projects]]> sebastian22 Quick and easyWhen painting ikea veneer furniture such as the Malm series, prep is everything. 1. Sand with 100 grit (wear a mask)2. Apply 3 coats of primer with a small roller. 3. Apply 2 coats of paint with a roller. 4. Drill and install drawer pulls if required.
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 10:40:17 PDT
IKEA HACK: single flower vase
IKEA HACK: single flower vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Display your floral arrangement a little differently by showcasing just one. This elegant and simple vase uses an inexpensive bamboo plant box from IKEA and a glass canning jar. This easy to make vase is sure to draw attention, and will really make one special flower stand out. Use it as a holder fo...
By: mikeasaurus

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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 10:42:56 PDT
Tetris Chest of Drawers
Tetris Chest of Drawers - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftalavista I bought a set of drawers months ago from Ikea and spent ages deciding how to paint them. Every time I looked at them the shape reminded me of a game of tetris but I didn't think all the bright colours would go in my living room. Then it hit me - why do I need to stick to the traditional colours and...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 13:35:14 PDT
Re-cover your Ikea Klobo Sofa
Re-cover your Ikea Klobo Sofa - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr Chutney We have had our little Ikea Klobo for several years and it's starting to look a bit tatty. We have been using a few throws to disguise it's general shabbiness but it's very frustrating constantly adjusting these. It's time for a change! It's possible to buy pre-made slip covers from eBay but they ar...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 15:54:58 PST
Ikea side table hack.
Ikea side table hack. - More DIY How To Projects]]> CoachChamberlain This is my first instructable. I had a party and made a big table with the Vika legs and then had the cutting board on the table for the party. Step 1 Materials. Get 2 ikea Vika table legs. They are 10 dollars each.  So you have 20 bucks in legs and a Lampig cutting board. This is also 10 dollars...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:22:57 PDT
Wall-mounted charging station for ALL the mobile devices
Wall-mounted charging station for ALL the mobile devices - More DIY How To Projects]]> ninafroe We have in our household: 2 e-readers, 1 iPad, 1 smaller tablet computer, 1 iPhone, 2 other cell phones and a camera. All of which need to be charged ALL THE TIME. Result: We were constantly looking for charging cables, free wall sockets and the devices themselves. So I built this charging station ...
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Tue, 28 May 2013 13:36:41 PDT
Sliced LACK table
Sliced LACK table - More DIY How To Projects]]> BrittLiv In this instructable I am going to show you how to make an ikea LACK table stand on two legs. Even though this is a rather simple mod, it is going to get you quite a few puzzled looks. I originally wanted to make the table stand on one leg, but even though it is stable enough to support itself I was...
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Fri, 15 Feb 2013 11:27:16 PST
Ikea Hack: Rolling Storage Lack Coffee/Side Table
Ikea Hack: Rolling Storage Lack Coffee/Side Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cezsaria I stand on the shoulders of giants. With especial thanks to: SpaceSays and Jules Yap and drnutella and thebunnykingofnowhere. I needed a compact coffee table that was mobile and cheap. After perusing Instructables and, I came up with my solution. Here I present the Rolling Storage ...
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 00:19:47 PST
Providore IKEA Hack
Providore IKEA Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> hjacksonau The lady of the house spied a nice piece at a furniture store - named providore - it looked provincial and would fit our décor - But it was a little bit too tall, and definitely too expensive at @$750.  Disheartened we went to IKEA ant though about hacking one of theirs to get the piece that we wan...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 01:08:02 PST
Buy 1 get one free Ikea shelf hack
Buy 1 get one free Ikea shelf hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> ramz858 For $60 I picked up an "Expedit" shelf from Ikea, it turned out to be too deep for where I wanted it...soooooooo   Good excuse to cut stuff! I cut it down the middle and wound up with two 8" deep shelves that fit perfect. Note: the backs of the new shelves look very unfinished, if that bothers you...
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 13:33:18 PDT
Creating a S.L.A.C.K.
Creating a S.L.A.C.K. - More DIY How To Projects]]> ElgerJonker For an event we needed some tables for displays and game consoles. What better choice than the cheap IKEA Lack table: simple design, lightweight and beautiful because of its simplicity. So we got 20 of them donated by various people, which means there 80 IKEA lack table-pilars that need to be assemb...
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Sun, 13 May 2012 11:15:44 PDT
DIY Nail Head Table
DIY Nail Head Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> SpaceSays I love the use of nail heads in interior decor. In my search for a nail head trim table I came across several great options, but just couldn’t stomach the price tag. It’s amazing to me that some of these tables cost so much, when their design is so simple. I decided to create one myself using Ikea L...
By: SpaceSays

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Fri, 14 Oct 2011 06:42:18 PDT
KittyLitter MALM
KittyLitter MALM - More DIY How To Projects]]> uersel Having cats means also having a litterbox standing around somewhere and several times a day having a distinct smell floating around your home. Searching for solutions to the problem I saw various hacked IKEA pieces for this purpose. So one day I was heading to the flat-packed-furniture-shop to look ...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2011 10:02:47 PDT
Laser Etched Draws for Ikea Expedit
Laser Etched Draws for Ikea Expedit - More DIY How To Projects]]> Infinite Crafts In my job I do a lot of designs for people. As I can't even draw a stright line I get my wonderful boss Jenny to do the artwork and then convert it to a file that the laser cutter can 'read'. Sometimes however a girl just wants to make something for herself! This was a quick little project that too...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2011 18:42:24 PDT
$3 Ikea Coffee Table
$3 Ikea Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Conrad3000 For some time I had been using an Ikea HÅBOL box as a table. I had wanted to make the lid more durable using some type of laquer. I stumbled upon some cheap kitchen panels at Ikea one day and the two came together (with adhesive) to make this light-weight table with storage. Materials! The items...
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Mon, 29 Nov 2010 09:20:27 PST
Simple Desk
Simple Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> mistercow.pnoy This is a very basic and relatively plain desk that I made myself because I strongly dislike desks made out of mdf or anything not solid wood, because of their inability to be reformed, added onto and their knack of falling apart so easily. Most of what I found on craigslist or in stores was made th...
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Tue, 5 Oct 2010 15:43:53 PDT
Optimizing an IKEA Wardrobe
Optimizing an IKEA Wardrobe - More DIY How To Projects]]> laxap I have bought an IKEA (PAX) wardrobe with doors. When it came about the drawers, a design fault showed off: some unwanted and irregular space between the drawers made us loose some precious room. Well, it may be a small annoyance, or a big one if you are a perfectionist! Read on to see how to hack...
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Sun, 5 Sep 2010 08:48:01 PDT
Coffee-Stained Coffee Table
Coffee-Stained Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus This table seeks to take the stress out of owning a coffee table. You might constantly worry about stains appearing on your table from water cups or the notorious coffee cup. But with dozens of coffee stains already on the table you have absolutely nothing to worry about! Idea inspired by a ReadyMa...
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Wed, 5 May 2010 10:19:37 PDT
Ikea Hack! (sorta) Upholstered headboard on the DALSELV bed frame
Ikea Hack! (sorta) Upholstered headboard on the DALSELV bed frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Improved Ikea Benno CD shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> laxap Three IKEA Benno CD/DVD shelves side by side. Question: What's wrong ? Answer: all intermediate vertical panels come twice. Find it ugly, or space-wasting, or both ? Here is how to fix the issue. Buy the shelves In our case, we will mount three Benno shelves... So we will have to buy three pack...
By: laxap

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Mon, 23 Feb 2009 15:46:30 PST