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Birds of a Feather Family Tree - Introduction - Enchanting Garland. Paper-Cutout Night-Lights. Southern Charm Mason Jar Chandelier. Kroken Published on February 17th, 2011 | by Jules IKEAHacker Materials: Kroken-ceiling mounted utensil rack, Hemma-black cord set, Mason JarsDescription: We hand-crafted this chandelier comprised of twelve (12) wide mouth Mason jars lit from within by compact fluorescent bulbs.

Southern Charm Mason Jar Chandelier

The design is a reflection of old-school Southern hospitality repositioned in a contemporary artistic framework. We began by drilling holes into the tops of each jar. Custom wall sized clipboards. Wall Décor Published on February 5th, 2011 | by Jules IKEAHacker Materials: Side panels of IKEA floor display bins Description: Find an IKEA display bin that is missing the bottom.

Custom wall sized clipboards

Buy all 4 of the side pieces. Hang them on your wall. Buy clothespins. Clip photos and cards and whatever else you want on your boards. Sounds simple? Bygel Hanging Shower Rack Hack. Bathroom Published on February 11th, 2011 | by Jules IKEAHacker Materials: Bygel Rail, Blanken Shower Shelf, Bygel metal “S” hooksDescription: Not really a hack, more of a Hackea, I used to have one of those cool shelves in the corner of my shower on an extension pole.

Bygel Hanging Shower Rack Hack

But it was getting rusty. Leaving rust on the soap. Not wanting to replace it with something that would rust out again in 5-6 years, I started searching for a replacement. Cute bulletin board. Materials: IKEA Tyst placemats Description: I wanted a very large cork bulletin board for my new workstation, but they are so ugly! Plus a large one is expensive. I bought these Tyst cork placemats which proved to be much cheaper ($10 for two 4-packs).

And much cuter! 1. Mitt tävlings bidrag - staden som aldrig sover. Nyttja frame becomes a notice board. Candleholder vs. towelholder. My cherry blossom lantern, inspired by Joey. Lighting Published on February 24th, 2011 | by Jules IKEAHacker Materials: Regolit lamp Description: When I saw Joey’s cherry blossom lantern, I immediately fell in love with it.

My cherry blossom lantern, inspired by Joey

Since I already had two Regolit lamps at home, I decided to make my own cherry blossom lanterns. I liked Joey’s a lot, but I was looking for a more delicate appearance, I wanted the flowers to look like real cherry blossoms and I found some soft pink faux cherry blossoms at the local DIY market. . ~ Sarah, Germany The Author. Besta Boas Chalkboard Room Divider. Besta Published on March 2nd, 2011 | by Jules IKEAHacker Materials: Besta Boas TV storage unit, medium-density fiberboard, chalkboard paint, industrial strength velcro Description: We recently moved into a 1000 sq. ft. apartment and quickly discovered that our large couches only fit in one configuration in the living room.

Besta Boas Chalkboard Room Divider

Unfortunately, this covered the wall designated for the TV. In order to fit the couches, we had to put our old, ugly TV stand in the area between the dining area and living room. After some quick thinking in order to salvage our drive, we recalled how much we liked the kitchen that had a chalkboard wall in the last Pottery Barn catalog. Party balloon keeper. Lighting change ups! Lighting Published on September 28th, 2010 | by Jules IKEAHacker Materials: All Ikea parts changed to make more interesting Description: Red Vases from the Valentines section I turned upside down and glued to the base of the plastic Ikea Lampan in red.

Lighting change ups!

These can’t come apart so use new bulbs as they have to last until the bulb burns. LOVED them hung them over my tub. Blinding! Lindmon Published on March 18th, 2011 | by Jules IKEAHacker Materials: Lindmon wooden blind, wood glue Description: Put the blind into the shut position so that all of the slats are lying flat, and lay this on the floor.


Decide the size you would like your notice board to be: I opted for the easy size which is a square the same dimensions as the width of the blind, meaning no cutting or sawing needed. Gently cut the string at the top of the blind to remove the metal and at the bottom to remove the thick bottom slat, being careful to keep the rest of the slats in place. Next, remove one slat to use as a measuring stick to decide the number of slats needed, and then remove any extra slats by sliding them out the side of the string. With the spare slats removed, create a frame and glue together using ‘No More Nails’ or similar, as shown in pic. Next, use a couple of extra slats to position down the middle to add support to the frame. See more of the Lindmon noticeboard. RATIONELL jewelry display. Rationell Published on May 6th, 2010 | by Jules IKEAHacker Materials: Rationell cutlery tray, white paint, velvet foil, little hooks, large bolts and nuts Description: I removed all the removable dividers from the cutlery tray, to create larger compartments.

RATIONELL jewelry display

All the dividers were thrown away, except for the knife divider. Geektastic lighting. Hemma Published on March 22nd, 2011 | by Jules IKEAHacker Materials: Hemma Cord Set, copper wire, blank printed circuit boardsDescription: I wanted to create some lighting for my apartment that would have a very geeky feel.

Geektastic lighting

After looking around and finding nothing I wanted I decided to create something from circuit boards. I purchased blank printed circuit boards from ebay. Makeup vanity for small spaces. Bedroom Published on March 23rd, 2011 | by Jules IKEAHacker Materials: Ekby Gruvan shelf; Vika Curry legs; Godmorgon box; Kolja mirror; Gilbert stoolDescription: My bedroom isn’t very large so I needed a small makeup vanity.

Makeup vanity for small spaces

I’m the type that likes to see all my makeup because if I don’t see it, I won’t use it. The Ekby Gruvan works great for this reason. Repurposing spice racks into children's bookshelves. Bekvam Published on March 30th, 2011 | by Jules IKEAHacker Nothing hacked but it’s a nice idea which I thought deserved to be shared. ~ Jules Materials: BEKVAM Spice Racks Description: We wanted bookshelves for our children’s room that had books facing out, but all of the existing shelves we found were entirely too expensive. These fit the bill and fit perfectly into the small space available to add them.

Not much needed in the way of instructions. See more of the Bekvam kid’s book shelf. Mosaic serving tray. A Grono mosaic lamp. Materials: GRONO Lamp Description: Four different mosaics created on the sides of the lamp Gromo. - preparation stained glass - glass paste - grouting ~ Davide Scimeca. KVARTA clock art. Coffee Table Train Set. Furniture. Dignitet display. Materials: 3 dignitet curtain wire kits Description: As a frantic hoarder of tickets, postcards and other bits of general stuff, I was looking for a practical, attractive way to display (and rotate) treaured mementos.

The Dignitet curtain wire system provided the perfect solution. Simple.