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Built-in Billy bookcases are certainly not a new concept, but I never felt like the directions were close enough to what I needed. Enter my friend Kate . She gave some more details about the project, and I knew I was sold. While I loved the 15” depth of Ikea’s newer bookcase, I knew I wanted them to go all the way to the ceiling.
Materials: Norden Sideboard, Varde Countertop, Drill, Saw (table or circular) Description: I have a decent sized kitchen with a poor countertop layout. I combined the Norden Sideboard with a Varde countertop that overhangs to give me a kitchen island with seating. This is something that is sorely lacking from the Ikea lineup. Here's how:
Finding a charging station that blends in without calling unnecessary attention to your pile of charging gadgets is a challenge. This DIY hack turns a pair of nested bath boxes into a well camouflaged charging station.
Note to short URL fanatics: this page is available as http://lackrack.org/ . The first implementation: Red LackRack with Ethernet switch and table lamp
Materials: Effectiv cabinets, Vika Amon table top, Rill locking casters Description: I live in a two room old farmhouse with very limited storage and absolutely not a single closet at all.
Kate at Design*Sponge posts this brilliant piece of multi-purpose furniture.
IKEA hacking. It sounds vaguely foreign, slightly illegal and even a little futuristic. In reality, it's something a lot of people do all the time.
One of the best things about IKEA furniture is that it's so modular and easy to play with.
If you spend any time on video at your desk, either video chatting with friends or recording work you may be doing so you can show other people, you know it can be difficult to get a camera in position while you work with your hands.
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Even on the cheap side, a decent microphone stand will generally run you $20-25. If you want one that's particularly adjustable it'll cost you a bit more.
One of the problems with keeping a good set of speakers on your desk is that they often take up a lot of otherwise usable space.