Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - living - furnishing - ikea http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:41:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ikea Malm Nightstand http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Malm-Nightstand/
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 10:40:17 PDT
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
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
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
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
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
$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