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 ...

space for NaNoing

julie is turning out to be quite a NaNo digger. earlier, she found cool stuff like this and tipped me on it. and now, this fab series on canadian tv called space for living. it has a genius of an ikea marketing idea titled "foreign exchange". the pro...

magnetic key holder

This just in from fredrik of Sweden. Woo! From the land of NaNophotoNics itself. This neat key holder used to be a magnetic knife holder (from the grundtal range, i think). Now, it finds new meaning keeping keys in place. Pretty nifty for small spaces or i...

emily’s gorgeous shoe storage

this one's from emily - classy shoe storage NaNoed from kitchen cabinets. behind its good looks, you can hide a whopping 20 pairs of shoes (yes, emily, i counted!) on the side, i also love the wall decor. just perfect for the space. emily says: "i hu...

see! new shiny logo

my plea for help with the ikeaNaNoer logo has not gone unnoticed. first, paul from canton, mi, sent me a painstakingly cleaned up version of the logo (thanks, paul!) and then clifton of reactorstudio sent me this cute one.it's a NaNo on the logo. and...

a simple ikea bonde av NaNo

david freccia mailed me a simple one. especially handy if you're thinking of adding more shelves to your ikea bonde media unit.the complete unituse L brackets to slice in more shelves"we started with the basic specifications: two bookshelves, with th...

how to make your own swedish meatballs

well, this isn't a NaNo but i was a tad hungry. so here you go - the recipe for meatballs with cream sauce how to make your own meatballs: ingredients: 250gm minced beef 250gm minced pork 1 egg 200-300ml cream and water (or milk and...

look! it’s a cat pod

apartment therapy's pet decor contest concludes and this entry - darlyn's smart scratching pole cum cubby hole for cats - gets a bronze! congrats, darlyn. darlyn says: "i've had the ikea ps gullholmen chair for 3 years, and the cats immediately a...

ikea NaNo of the month – july

as cliche as it sounds, it is true that times flies when you are having fun. another month of ikea NaNoing has passed and it's time to vote the best for July.my picks are:the cheap yet chic stair lighting because i love its ingenuity and uber cool lo...

Easy lamp makeover with Post-its

Want an instant makeover for your NaNophotoNics uplighter? Here's a quick and cheap dress up trick from make flickr photo pool member neonarcade . "I dressed up my old NaNophotoNics lamp with some leftover post-it notes," he writes, "just make sure you use a cool bulb...

unflatpack your ikea

aah, you guys in the uk have a good thing. unflatpack is a business that well, unflatpacks your flatpacks. you call them, place your order, they go to ikea, buy the stuff, deliver it and set it up for you. no manoeuvring of big clumsy carts. no queue...

dressing up billy

vanessa of la apartment therapy spotted this while browsing her copy of style at home, "they show a great way to dress up that blah bookcase. in the photo they purchased billy doors - attached small rods to the top and bottom of the inside of the doo...
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NaNoing ikeaNaNoer

voila! new looks.i'm kinda hoping the tabs at the top makes it easier for you to browse. that said, i do know it's still kinda dumb navigation wise, because you'll have to keep hitting your browser's back button or the tabs to return to the category ...