cheryl’s cozy room divider

one of the things i love about ikea is its flexibility. in my apartment, some of my furniture and spaces has to do double (or triple) duty.cheryl faced a similar predicament. her living room has multiple personalities as a sofa and telly lounge, dini...

a splashback frame

so, cheryl of berkshire, uk, experienced ikea's screwy customer service, but this is a case of a wrong thing turning out right."our little 'magnetic board' is a result of unwanted parts we got from ikea," cheryl writes, "they made a mistake in our ki...

did someone NaNo the ikea catalogue?

okay, i digress again. but this is too funny.ted tipped me off on this bit of news that has been circulating in canada and the internet.it seems, if you flip to the first photo in the 2007 catalogue you'll see a photo of a young family lounging on a ...

hot legs for plain chair

since we're on dining chairs, here's a little tip from chicago apartment therapy. spice up a plain ikea dining chair (can't tell exactly which from the pic) with a neat leg job. simply paint the bottom of each leg with the colour of your choice. ...

please do not try this at home

who would have thought an ikea dining chair would be so much fun. design students at the university of the art in berlin were asked to create an interactive extension for a simple ikea chair.like this one, unprepossessed by martin frey (right), has s...

from bowl to bucler

i found this on the dragon preservation society homepage. woohoo! just proves that Ikea comes in handy in the strangest of ways.and a bucler. whatzit? my guess is that it's a shield thingamajig but it looks kinda small to protect you from ... erm ......
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ikeaNaNoer in blogger beta

i've just moved ikeaNaNoer to the new blogger beta. so things might look a bit screwy till i figure out how it all works.at first glance, the beta looks good, with some nice (long overdue) features like categories. yay!More NaNos on NaNophotoNicsNaNo.net...

a polish for fiberboard?

eric recently purchased the lack coffee and side tables from ikea and has a question: "as you might already know, they are composed of a thin fiberboard finish and i was wondering if there was some sort of polish or any other product i could apply t...

christmas comes really early at ikea

ahh ... holly always gets the worm. seeing her post on the ikea '06 holiday range, i momentarily forgot the soaring temperatures outside. so, i dug around the ikea site and found more pictures. what catches my fancy are the isig items - particularly ...