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Antenna Holder hacked from IKEA curtain rod

It’s the “ANTENNHÅLLARE” aka antenna holder I run an ADS-B receiver to track airplanes and feed data to sites such as Flightradar24. It’s nothing more than a hobby, plus I really like airplanes! Since antennas don’t work that well in the living room I decided to place one outside to improve my range. Since my […]

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IKEA SCHOTTIS hacks and quick fixes that make it better

We just love the IKEA SCHOTTIS pleated shade. Best thing about it, it costs only $3.99. Besides, it looks good and does the job, whether as a permanent or temporary fix. The blinds are really easy to attach to your window frame. No drilling needed. All you need to do is cut the shade to […]

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Hackers Help: FAKTUM wall cabinets on METOD rails?

I have some FAKTUM wall cabinets from the old IKEA kitchen range which I need to mount at a new place. I thought, I would use the rails of the METOD system. My question is: Is it possible to mount the old FAKTUM wall cabinets on a METOD rail? I didn’t find any solution for […]

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Dog cage cover that looks good and works even better

Peppermint Patty is part of our family. With that, her cage needs to be convenient in our living space and she enjoys having her own den handy.  I looked to order a decorative cage but they were pricey and made of wood. And I wanted a metal cage like the one I already had. I […]

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Popular IKEA coffee table takes on the world (map)

I had seen a glass-top table made on an advertising campaign (for a stationers) and thought a LACK coffee table was the perfect candidate. Plus I had seen a back-lit world map wall mounted in an office and thought it was a good first subject to put under the glass. Here’s the finished result. And […]

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Strainer Things: Surprisingly good looking colander lights

Shira and Alon made a set of pendant lights from the IKEA GEMAK colander. Pretty unusual in a whimsy way. And since they are for the kitchen, seems appropriate the strainers found their place. IKEA items used:  GEMAK colanders x 4 FEJKA plastic plants (4 different kinds for variation. We didn’t use all the stems/leaves) Other materials […]

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The IKEA bucket hat: Got it? If not, hack it

IKEA snuck in a blue bag hack of their own recently. In the form of a bucket hat. The cute KNORVA hat was released in the US some time in June and is on a limited run. Foldable. Waterproof. Lined. Perfect for the beach. Or park. Source: ebay But it seems to be almost all […]

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