Leafy Green Ikea Bench Makeover
Copy this simple IKEA bench makeover! This is so simple! I had this Ikea Nornas bench that was needing a bit of sprucing up. Because Ikea's great, but who wants to feel like they've got the same piece of furniture as everyone else on the planet?
IKEA bench makeover | Engineer Your Space
Sometimes you can find great deals for used furniture at garage sales, on Craigslist or even at thrift stores. But they don’t always work with your decor. I found an IKEA bench (STUVA) in very good shape at a the thrift store but it was very plain and needed a bit more character. I came […]
Add some sparkle to a plain mirror | Engineer Your Space
My home office is set up in a very dark corner of my apartment living room so to brighten it up, I went looking for a mirror to hang on the back wall to reflect some light. I didn’t want to spend a lot of money and it turns out IKEA had exactly what I […]
DIY Nightstand: IKEA LACK table hack | Engineer Your Space
On one of my very frequent trips to IKEA, I found inexpensive LACK tables that were the perfect color to work as nightstands in my bedroom . The only problem was that they were too low for my bed. At $13 each, it was worth trying to find a way to make them work. My solution? Cut […]
IKEA desk hack: scratching post legs | Engineer Your Space
Living with a cat has meant that I’ve always had a not so attractive scratching post around my apartment. Not only are they not pretty to look at, but they take up precious floor space too. So I came up with this idea to convert the legs of my inexpensive IKEA desk into built-in scratching […]
A sneak peek at our bedroom in progress...
Sorry for the blog gap! We've been incredibly busy around here and tired of being busy too. The winner of the mega box of lemons was Jenny (who has probably worked her way through them already). I loved all the...
making this: ikea hacked nightstands - almost makes perfect
Literally hours after seeing this ikea hack (and I don’t use the word literally lightly), I forced my boyfriend to go to ikea with me to make these. Our nightstands were in dire need of retirement because of my lack of coaster usage. (Why I did this coaster DIY at the same time we built these … Continue reading "making this: ikea hacked nightstands"
Ikea Hack: Painted Branch Bed Frame
Ikea Hack: Painted Branch Bed Frame : This hack requires a very inexpensive twin Fjellse Ikea bed frame, paint, and free branches from the great outdoors.
Dining Room on a budget: IKEA's INGO and IVAR get a facelift | Engineer Your Space
Having left behind most of my furniture when I moved from NYC to LA, I was basically starting from scratch to furnish my dining room. Being on a budget, I decided to go with an inexpensive pine table (INGO – $69) and pine chairs (IVAR – $25 each) from IKEA and give them an upgrade. […]
KNUFF Transformable Coffee Table - IKEA Hackers
Materials: KNUFF Magazine file X 4 sets, rotating artist stool, shelf insert, liquid nail. Description: I was looking for the perfect coffee table for my mini seating/TV area inside my room, and after weeks of analyzing every Ikea’s product, I finally came out with this hack. The size of this KNUFF coffee table is great …