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IKEA Hackers

  • newTurn the EKET cube into a Hairpin Leg Nightstand

    Turn the EKET cube into a Hairpin Leg Nightstand

    This is a relatively simple hack. I turned the EKET cube into a Hairpin Leg Nightstand. Photo: IKEA.com 1. I used a large EKET cube and assembled it. 2. I measured how high I wanted the stand to be next to my bed. 3. I ordered 11″ hairpin legs fro…
    - 22 hours ago, 25 Sep 17, 10:27am -
  • LEGO Duplo play and store box

    LEGO Duplo play and store box

    Here is a birthday present for my first grandchild. It’s made from a KALLAX shelving unit (single cube) and a Branäs basket. Photo: IKEA.com For the playing surface I glued a LEGO Duplo basic baseplate with the dimensions: 15 by 15 inches with dou…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 10:07am -
  • 14 highly hackable items from the 2018 IKEA Catalogue

    14 highly hackable items from the 2018 IKEA Catalogue

    The 2018 IKEA Catalogue is chock-full of inspiration and ideas. And it got me thinking (and furiously listing) my favourites and ideas for some possible IKEA hack projects. Not all items below are new products, nevertheless they are things to conside…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 10:00am -
  • Kallax grows up to be a glamorous credenza

    Kallax grows up to be a glamorous credenza

    IKEA item: Kallax Kallax door inserts A small second lounge room in our home was calling for a sideboard – something chic and a little bit glamorous! But after shopping around for months, we couldn’t find anything that was a) affordable or b) exa…
    - 6 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 10:15am -
  • Hall of stripes! A hallway runner rug DIY

    Hall of stripes! A hallway runner rug DIY

    Having searched for ages for a hallway runner rug, which is easy to clean and looks nice in our modern apartment, my husband and I came across SÖFTEN flatwoven cotton rugs (EUR 19.99 each, 80 cm x 150 cm). I wanted more than just to put two rugs one…
    - 7 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 10:37am -
  • IKEA LACK Raspberry Pi Case / Storage Table

    IKEA LACK Raspberry Pi Case / Storage Table

    IKEA items used: 2 x Gloss White Lack Side tables I became the owner of a Raspberry Pi late last year which was going to be used for casual retro gaming. I like my AV setup quite neat, so wanted somewhere I could keep the Pi whilst it wasn’t in use…
    - 8 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 10:21am -
  • IKEA Place lets you “see” it in your home before you buy it

    IKEA Place lets you “see” it in your home before you buy it

    I’m over the moon excited about this — a new app from IKEA that allows you to preview 3D versions of IKEA products in your home setting. You get a life-like rendition of the piece in your space, down to size, lighting, shadows and fabric texture.…
    - 10 days ago, 16 Sep 17, 10:17am -
  • KRUSNING cloud to a whimsy paper flower decor

    KRUSNING cloud to a whimsy paper flower decor


    - 11 days ago, 15 Sep 17, 10:25am -
  • STORÅ loft bed to loft office

    STORÅ loft bed to loft office

    IKEA items used: STORÅ loft bed ALGOT shelving system HELMER drawer unit on casters Living in apartment with high ceiling gave me the thought to exploit height as useful space. Being a civil engineer gave me the idea to build it in wood. When I spot…
    - 12 days ago, 14 Sep 17, 10:19am -
  • Hackers Help: LURÖY slats for NORDDAL bed?

    Hackers Help: LURÖY slats for NORDDAL bed?

    Hi, We bought the NORDDAL bunk bed a couple of years ago and love it, but a few of the upper beds slats have broken. Photo: IKEA.com From our local IKEA we received no help, to our disappointment. Since we love the bed we thought maybe we could repla…
    - 13 days ago, 13 Sep 17, 10:28am -

Kitsch + Craft

  • Love at the county fair

    Love at the county fair


    - 3 Aug 13, 2:20pm -
  • Nothing if not a disco pirate, living the arrgh life with power tools

    Nothing if not a disco pirate, living the arrgh life with power tools

    When you look at this living room, you don't assume I live in rural Nebraska, do you? Now that you know that, you assume my neighbors assume the worst. You'd be correct. There's one fucking good thing about Nebraska though, and it's all I can think o…
    - 20 Mar 13, 7:44pm -
  • Ehl Ohh Vee Eeeeks!!! I l.o.v.e. it!

    Ehl Ohh Vee Eeeeks!!! I l.o.v.e. it!

    I loves me some Vegas decoratin. When I came across this gem, I wasn't so intrigued by the house (there aren't tons of interesting houses there architecturally, except maybe for the Scotch 80s and some of the homes on/near Alta), but the decor! It's…
    - 17 Mar 13, 10:40am -
  • Constant state of remodel

    Constant state of remodel

    Living room remodel and a couple of found pics of a tutu in the light behind my granny's wicker headboard. I'm just living inside this project right now... every piece wants to be perfect. I need about 40 more uninterrupted hours to rhinestone my pir…
    - 27 Feb 13, 11:48pm -
  • Arrrg, get me some friggin' Ikea...

    Arrrg, get me some friggin' Ikea...

    Do you know that I live farther from an Ikea store than most Canadians? Yep, true, dead center betwixt the one in Chicago and the one in Dallas. Either is a 14 hour trip. Sure, mapquest says Chicago's 4 hours closer, but when you get up there the tra…
    - 26 Feb 13, 7:50pm -
  • Boring ass tan...

    Boring ass tan...

    My living room was two shades of boring ass tan. Now it's Dutch Boy Ultra White.... or just "unmixed paint" as some would call it. But I sure did find a beautiful bright chartreuse for the window ledges.  After upcycling a vintage oval mirror into a…
    - 23 Feb 13, 11:55pm -
  • Before and...

    Before and...

    I came across this little gem today in my mom's family album. That's my ma on the right there, with the rockabilly haircut and dress, sitting with my Aunt Paula, Aunt Marlyn, Uncle Tom and a mystery girl, there in the pinkish dress. How FABULOUS are…
    - 19 Feb 13, 11:25pm -
  • Valentines

    Valentines

    This week I'm busy photographing Valentines! How adorable is 6 month old Murphy?
    - 4 Feb 13, 7:52pm -
  • A girl and her Ted.

    A girl and her Ted.

    My niece Ainsley just turned one and for her birthday she got this huge furry tan bear. It was instantly named 'Ted' for the movie-bear it resembles. Ainsley and Ted have been pretty inseparable since meeting, and every time she sees him she jumps on…
    - 30 Jan 13, 10:25pm -
  • Dining room evolution

    Dining room evolution

    Here's the house when I first moved in, just bare, sticky floors in the kitchen and dining room where golden carpet had reigned for 30 or so years. When I got here I was totally broke, so I found some carpet sample tiles at the local furniture store…
    - 20 Jan 13, 12:36pm -

My Blessed Life

  • Lavender Lemonade Recipe

    Lavender Lemonade Recipe

    Well, hey there, friend! Lavender lemonade is a favorite of mine. I enjoyed it for the first time at a beautiful lavender farm in Utah a couple of years ago. The flavor of lavender lemonade is just delicious on so many levels. Yum! Cameron has been b…
    - 8 Nov 16, 6:01am -
  • Nora is ONE!

    Nora is ONE!

    I can’t believe how time flies. Seriously. And I can’t believe it’s been almost a month since Nora turned one. I’m a terrible blogger. AHHHH! But, I MUST show these wonderful photos to you that totally capture Nora’s sweet personality. She…
    - 7 Nov 16, 5:58pm -
  • Holla!!! It’s Our 2016 Fall Mantel!

    Holla!!! It’s Our 2016 Fall Mantel!

    Hello, hello! It’s been tooooooo long! There’s so much I want to tell y’all! Homeschooling is going well. Our home businesses are going well. The kiddos are growing like weeds and I wish they would slow down a little bit. We are busy with many…
    - 5 Oct 16, 12:36am -
  • Victoria’s Secret Ads Are Lies. All Lies.

    Victoria’s Secret Ads Are Lies. All Lies.

    On Saturday evening, I took my kids to the mall – our lonesome, awful, deserted mall. We went for one reason — to go play glow-in-the-dark mini golf. Truthfully it has been forever since I have walked through the mall because it is so lame and I…
    - 25 Jul 16, 6:49am -
  • Summer Mantel 2016

    Summer Mantel 2016

    *This post brought to you by Better Homes and Gardens Products at Walmart. Good morning! I am excited today to share our Summer Mantel with you today! I am loving citrus tones lately and it’s my favorite thing ever to pull out the old orange lif…
    - 16 Jun 16, 6:58am -
  • Magnolia Market Day Trip!

    Magnolia Market Day Trip!

    Hey there! I hope y’all are having a great week! I am SO excited to share this post with y’all! Last week, Ernie, Nora and I had the awesome privilege of visiting Magnolia Market in Waco, Texas! We were in Dallas, Texas for an essential oil event…
    - 21 Apr 16, 6:39am -
  • Easy Drink And Snack Station

    Easy Drink And Snack Station

    *This post brought to you by Better Homes and Gardens Products at Walmart. Well, hello there! It’s been a whirlwind these last few weeks as our renovation wraps up. We aren’t quite there….almost though. I just had to pop on and show you the su…
    - 7 Apr 16, 6:25am -
  • House Renovation Update

    House Renovation Update

    Hey, hey!! Things have been busy at our house! First of all, let me just say…not having a kitchen or laundry room for nine weeks isn’t for the faint of heart. BUT, it’s going to be worth it. We have been living on top of each other and a bunch…
    - 22 Mar 16, 5:58pm -
  • Spiffying Up The Bathroom

    Spiffying Up The Bathroom

    *This post brought to you by Better Homes and Gardens Products at Walmart. Hey there! Even though we have construction and remodeling going on here in the kitchen, den and laundry room, I took some time to spiffy up the bathroom that we remodeled la…
    - 10 Feb 16, 6:45am -
  • It’s Been TOO LONG!!

    It’s Been TOO LONG!!

    HOLLA!!! Man, it has been way too long since I have written a post! Things have been a little nutso around here, but I am committing to getting back to the blog at least once a week. Yay! In this post I’m going to catch you up on everything that ha…
    - 8 Feb 16, 6:23am -
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