endearing enetri

when pinky sent me her NaNo for the enetri unit, i was so distracted by all the cool stuff (the cameras, the tray!) on her display as well as the chic coffee table. while the enetri never caught my eye, it made me do a double take in here. it never l...

no blues for your greens

pk shiu sent me his plant pot NaNo that may just rescue your greens from drowning in the rain. it's a neat little physics trick. i do the same to clean my fish tank but never thought of putting it to use with plants. nice one, shiu.shiu demonstrates ...

more pixs on 2007 range

after my previous post on ikea's new range, holly of decor8 tipped me on more pixs of the ikea newbies. and what a droolfest it turns out to be. ikea seems to be getting it right this season, after what i personally thought was a rather lacklustre 20...

more to NaNo in 2007

caught a sneak peek of ikea's 2007 range in design*sponge. lovely lovely. and that means we NaNoers can look forward to more NaNoing options.frosting my billy cabinet doors was one of the things i've always had in mind to NaNo. well, guess ikea beat ...

one for the music

when i saw this in audioasylum's forum, it reminded me so much of my dad. and the many afternoons i spent helping him saw and drill to make his audio cabinets. now, it's as easy as driving to ikea."just buy an ikea lack side table and screw in some s...

don’t give this the slip

okay, this isn't exactly a NaNo, it's a business. still, i love the idea of providing ikea customers with options. bemz does beautiful slipcovers made to ikea armchairs, sofas and cushion specifications. the site is a virtual changing room for sexy s...

going potty

it's surprising where ikea NaNos turn up. just goes to show how much the big blue and yellow has infiltrated our lives. anyways, trawling through the www, i found this little gem from gardenweb's forum. it is so simple that i almost want to slap my f...

a hold up

some of the most useful NaNos are the most obvious. eric sent this to apartment therapy, a neat trick to store his electric razor. "i found a simple and cheap solution to free up some bathroom counter space if you have an electric razor. using two ba...

have legs will combo

apartment therapy's featured best product is a NaNo of a countertop-table legs combo. it's sturdier than the fiberboard tabletops. this uses "the vika inge legs by olle lundberg which will only run you $40 and, rather than fiberboard and laminate, sk...

ikea everyday fabulous

my bad. i didn't start this blog till june, so i completely missed out on the ikea everyday fabulous exhibit which happened from may 19-23 in new york.insta-reporter christine capulong reports at apartment therapy, "the exhibit was not about introduc...

bag this NaNo

i'll not look at those big ikea yellow (or blue) bags the same again, after this NaNo from funk-station. two nifty cuts, some sewing and voila, you have a shoulder bag - big and sturdy enough to hold 2 laptops."the basic idea behind this NaNo is to t...

driller thriller

i should have paid better attention at home economics class in my schooling days. alas. ragnheiður osp sigurðardóttir stitches up a first prize in the d*s/fred flare spring spruce up contest. it's almost a pity to have to sit on the lovely motif. but...

hip ikea music machine

jwrl created a mobile music console i would love to NaNo. the ikea music NaNoer writes, "it's an ikea cabinet, a tft arm, a neovo f15 monitor, custom built mobo tray and cooling, wireless keyboard & mouse from labtec but mostly operated with the rem...

divide and conquer

hats off to vince's entry in apartment therapy's smallest coolest apartment 2006 contest. it's ingenious, using ikea's sliding wardrobe doors as an ultra cool room divider. very chic. and so livable that i almost want to move in.vince writes, "the ro...