Jules over at IKEA Hacker is having a contest:
“i’m so happy to announce ikeahacker’s first contest in collaboration with the good folks at arash and kelly. woo! can you tell that i’m excited?
best thing is, you don’t need to have scored an ikea hack to take part. just your ideas, your brainchild, juice, the eureka! i’m sure that’s wonderful for all you “some day” people who may have an ikea hack idea brewing but never got round to actually doing it. now is the time to put it down on paper and win some goodies in the process…”
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[Disclosure: I'm one of the judges:]
Don’t forget to drop by IKEAhacker for the latest mods. This one was sent in by a reader who buys her furniture unpainted and finishes them herself.
IKEA Hacker has a FLICKR slideshow of the 2007 line.
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Jules has opened a site for all your IKEA mods/hacks. Check out ikeahacker.
“Since I needed a new bag for my laptop I hacked one of those big blue IKEA bags and transformed it into a fashionable item.
The next version will have your Positive Fanatics Face Paint stencil on it, I guess
Kind regards from Hamburg, Germany,
Visit his blog for instructions
“Looking for a quick DIY project that gives you an opportunity to create a work of art for your walls for under $50? I think you’ll like this idea, I needed a way to display my Lotta Jansdotter postcards, so I figured I’d grab some IKEA frames, scissors and a roll of duct tape.
A: Purchase frames at IKEA. You can purchase as many, or few, as you’d like. I grabbed the NYTTJA 2-packs in white (5.5 x 7.5″, which fits images 4 x 6″). Next, pick up a roll of heavy duty clear duct tape. Please do not purchase the standard gray, for one, it’s ugly and two, the color peeks through the cracks. Grab a package of sawtooth picture hangers too, these will secure the art to the wall when you’re finished. Don’t forget a pair of good scissors.
B: Collect your images, mini-paintings, postcards, cards, anything that you’d like to display….”
HOLLY @ decor8
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Maxwell builds a desk from scratch, IKEA scratch that is:
” Take the Vika Inge legs by Olle Lundberg which will only run you $40 and,
rather than fiberboard & laminate, skip over to the kitchen section and get
the Pronomen solid wood countertops which will only run you about $49 and come
in multiple lengths and widths. Then put the two together…”