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The best DIY dog raincoat. With reflectors and only $4.50!

My sister and I found an easy way to make a dog raincoat from an IKEA shopping bag. It only takes around two hours of work and costs 4 Euro in total. IKEA items used: KNALLA shopping bag Other materials and tools: Elastic band Reflective stripe Velcro strap Instructions for our DIY dog raincoat 1. […]

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Never again let it all out. Make a discreet network cabinet.

I needed to hide the mess of cables to keep my lady happy! Cost wise for my DIY home network cabinet was $25 for the BISSA shoe cabinet. Then, $23 for a nice surge protector, everything else I already had. What I love about it is no more exposed wires, happy lady, happy life! IKEA […]

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Make delightful mini Christmas trees in rainbow colors

I wanted wire mini Christmas trees that were in fabulous rainbow colors and didn’t want to pay top dollar. These took about ten minutes each. The picture has a green one left unpainted for comparison. IKEA items used: Fejka mini Christmas trees Other materials: A paintbrush you don’t care about Acrylic paint 1. Part wire […]

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Hackers Help: How to use ELVARLI posts for a room divider curtain?

I’d love help with a hack. I need to divide a room, without putting anything (screws, nails, etc) into the wall or ceiling. I thought I’d put up a room divider curtain using ELVARLI posts. My question – any ideas of which pole to use horizontally on the ELVARLI posts to hang the curtains from? […]

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25 things on the “IKEA bring back” wish list. What’s on yours?

For their 75th Anniversary, IKEA brought back some of their old favourites in the GRATULERA series. But wait, those are not the only discontinued IKEA products we wish the yellow and blue mothership will bring back. When I posted the question to readers some time ago, I received a slew of responses. I’m sure you have […]

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Triple POÄNG – The astonishing cat resistant sofa

The missing link in IKEA’s range. Why? We inherited a cat that shredded our furniture, apart from a 20-year-old IKEA POÄNG armchair, with no cat resistant seating products on the market, we decided to buy 2 additional POÄNG armchairs, we went for the new range that come with a blue/grey wash on the woodwork and […]

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Easiest fish tank stand ever and DIY room separator

I was wondering how to better separate the entrance (taking into account a fish tank stand with a large aquarium, 120L) from the other areas. Fish tank stand – before: Related: There’s something fishy about this EXPEDIT Materials: 2 units of KALLAX 2×2 MDF panels Wood slats (1200mm x 6mm) I found out from surfing on […]

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