Welcome to our newest blog series, My Total Office Makeover, in which Curbly’s editor-in-chief, Chris Gardner, realizes that as a full-time design and craft blogger working from home, he’d better transform his second bedroom into an inspiring space where work can actually get done. Part II: The Master Plan (Read Part 1 here) I looked around at […]
This clever IKEA hack combines English chair legs with flat packed boxy furniture to create something unexpected.
Photojojo tells us the next big thing to happen to Ikea just might be Mykea. Mykea lets us upload our own photos (or we can use one of theirs) and then, using one of their templates, lets us doctor
It never ceases to amaze me what people can do with basic Ikea furniture. Charles Crawford of Crawford Creative Studio took the ubiquitous Lack Side Table and turned it into a sweet, mod clock and table lamp.
Okay, show of hands. Who actually knows what “dress boys” are? Admittedly, I had never heard of them but apparently they’re a ‘thing’… and people use them. Basically, you take an old chair, saw it in half, and attach it to the wall. Presto! A new place to drape your clothes.
A few desk round ups I came across this morning got me thinking about DIY desk ideas. The suitcase desk above is smart, but probably not that functional. Building one out of books seems appropriate for a library (as below), but not for the home office. Chris’s galvanized pipe desk from our Make It! Hardware […]
The Evil Mad Scientists got all evil-mad with an IKEA Enje window blind and turned it into a custom-made window covering. Some of the stuff they used include Robogrips, a stapler, fusible tape, double-sided
One of the easiest ways to add some decor to your space is to add candles. Candles add warmth and a soft natural glow to any room! These cute little aged metal candles would go perfectly in any setting; indoor/outdoor, craftsman, industrial, modern, you name it! I could definitely see these looking adorable in a […]
Etsy’s BootsNGus use old Tupperware and ‘a standard 15′ light fixture from IKEA’ to fashion perfectly mod kitchen lighting. DIYable?
Hey, Curbliers – There’s a great series of inquires happening in our Ask A Question forum. If you have any tips or ideas, post them in the comments here or in the forums. ahohl41189 asks, “I bought a bookcase from ikea 2 years ago and its that fake wood kind. Im moving and I want my new room to […]