IKEA hack: Ordning Wake-up Light

Description: I like waking up with a dawn simulator alarm clock, but unfortunately the one I have has controls that are less than user-friendly. What I’d really want is a…

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IKEA hack: built-in LEDBERG

Materials: Ledberg (2 units) Description: I wanted to put LED lighting under my kitchen cabinets on the cheap, so I bought 2 Ledberg units. But once home I encountered 2…

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IKEA hack: Twin Kvarna

I wanted some light for my computer desk, and I like the Kvarna because it  doesn’t take much space, but I didn’t like that the light is so close to…

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IKEA hack: FRAMSTÅ as regular glass shelves

Materials: – FRAMSTÅ – EKBY STILIG – LEDBERG – some bits of wood Description: I went to Ikea looking for some glass shelves to display my Chinese teapot collection, but…

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IKEA hack: RIBBA keychain display box

I made a display box for my Noir keychains. Materials: 2 10x15cm RIBBA framesBamboo skewerGlue, black ink I cut the back panel of both frames in half lengthwise, then cut…

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IKEA hack: NOT/BLANDA lamp

Materials: – NOT lamp – BLANDA Blank salad bowl – FIXA hole-cutting thingy Description: This hack is pretty self-explanatory. I have one of the old silver NOT lamps, and after…

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IKEA hack: custom CAPITA

This may not look very impressive, but I really wish I figured out sooner that the “feet” of the Capita legs can be removed (by simply pulling them out). The…

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IKEA hack: Olunda shadowbox

The Olunda is a shadowbox frame displaying 9 pretty boring pictures of ferns. The back of the frame is stapled on, and the staples are relatively easy to pull out…

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Doweling by eyeball

How I doweled my cabinet door parts together on sight for lack of a doweling kit: 1: clamp your wood exactly parallel to the edge of your work surface: 2.…

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