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Q: PAX wardrobe with side cubby for bedside use?

I’d like to cut into the side wall to make a bedside cubby in a PAX wardrobe like photo shown. Any tips on how to do this or if it’s possible? Photo: Built in Wardrobe with Side Cubby by Sawdust Girl My plan was to use a jigsaw to curve the corners slightly so I […]

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Pre-loved bargains galore in first IKEA second-hand store

IKEA to open first second-hand store in Sweden this year. This autumn, IKEA will open the doors to its first true second-hand store in Sweden. And no, we’re not talking about the As-Is bargain corner or ongoing buy back efforts by IKEA. In there, visitors will be able to shop for IKEA furniture and furnishings […]

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Craft desk organizer hack using SKÅDIS pegboard

I made a mobile craft desk organizer using the SKÅDIS pegboard and a plant stand. IKEA items used:  4 14″ x22″ SKÅDIS pegboards and their mounting supplies SKÅDIS pegboard | Buy on IKEA.com Other materials and tools:  MDF 12″ square wheeled plant stand Zip ties Screws Screwdriver and drill with 1/4″ bit Craft desk organizer […]

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IKEA snuggler – 2 seater POÄNG style

First things first, I wouldn’t have been able to do this Double POÄNG without looking at a previous Triple POÄNG article by Ian Fish. Mine is similar, but different at the same time. Thank you so much, Ian, for the inspiration. I kind of did this in two stages — the initial build, with the old […]

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Q: 2 short PAX doors instead of 1 tall one? Possible?

La Gibi asked on our FB group, “I would like to use that PAX wardrobe as a standalone. It will have some shelves, but I cannot find options for doors. I would prefer for it to have 2 doors; top and bottom. What doors have you used?” *** Hi Gibi Sadly, there are only two […]

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Saving Your Little One’s Teeth (and crib!)

Unused bumper pad becomes crib teething guard. The second my little one started teething, she would pull herself up in her crib and start gnawing (well, slobbering initially) on the rails. The wall-facing side was safe, as there wasn’t enough room for her to nibble, but I needed something to protect the railing on the […]

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DIY ticket booth that’s easy on the pocket

I received an order from a client for a ticket booth, which was to be placed at the entrance to an auditorium. The client wanted it on a budget. So I turned to IKEA for materials to DIY an affordable but stylish ticket booth / counter. All in, it cost us about €81.00 for materials. […]

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