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Gorgeous DIY Upgrade For The IKEA Samla Storage Box

Gorgeous DIY Upgrade For The IKEA Samla Storage Box

Most of you will recognize the IKEA Samla box – the clear plastic container that comes in many sizes and is super inexpensive. I believe I bought a couple of them on my very first visit to IKEA in Germany fifteen years ago, and I got many more later to organize the kids’ toys, mostly… Continue Reading

Ikea Lack Hack – From Coffee Table To The Perfect Bedside Table

Ikea Lack Hack – From Coffee Table To The Perfect Bedside Table

In the master bedroom, we’ve been using on each side of the bed the IKEA LACK coffee tables as nightstands. This was supposed to be a temporary situation as it was an effortless and inexpensive solution, but we ended up having them for over five years. I quickly got used to their fairly large surface that could easily accommodate more than… Continue Reading

A Cutting Board Adornment

A Cutting Board Adornment

The little things that don’t need big words… are usually the ones that make us smile! Proppmatt chopping boards – IKEA – from $2.99 to $6.99 Epicurean natural cutting board – Bed Bath & Beyond – from $11.99 – $34.99 Leather lace – Michaels Stores   Continue Reading

No-Sew Coverlet For The Boy’s Room

No-Sew Coverlet For The Boy’s Room

This cozy and easy-to-make coverlet requires no stitches, no seams, no hems, no sewing skills at all! All you need to know is how to thread a needle and how to make a knot. Easy, right? I simply used a duvet cover and I inserted a layer of batting.  Then I stabilized the three layers (fabric… Continue Reading

IKEA Hack – Jall Laundry Bag

IKEA Hack – Jall Laundry Bag

Ready for another IKEA hack?  After the IKEA dresser remake and the cute and simple but absolutely beautiful addition to an IKEA duvet cover, I re-made an IKEA hamper. Have you seen the Jall Laundry Bag at IKEA? If you don’t already own one, I’m sure you’ve run into it at an IKEA store because it’s been selling for… Continue Reading

When A Touch Of Color Is More Than Enough

When A Touch Of Color Is More Than Enough

My favorite subject? Duvet covers and linens in general.  I absolutely love a perfectly well-dressed bed and I can go on searching for the best bedding for ever. And how could I not? Bed sheets, duvet covers and coverlets can be so highly priced that they leave you with no room for a mistake.  You… Continue Reading

Ready, Set, Go: Magnetize and Organize!

Ready, Set, Go: Magnetize and Organize!

While I was shopping in IKEA the other day looking for a couple of things that I’ll need for a project or two which I’ m currently working on (so excited to show you!), I came across this magnetic board. Nice style, nice size, nice price. I thought it would look great on that big… Continue Reading

Dresser Redo for a Girl’s Room

Dresser Redo for a Girl’s Room

I’ve been wanting to do something with this dresser for a very long time. Techniques, colors, materials and shapes of all kinds have been going around in my head for a while, trying to find the best way to embellish this dresser and give it some kind of personality.  The dresser sits in my daughter’s… Continue Reading

My Cushion Solution

My Cushion Solution

  This is our kitchen table.  Perfect for breakfast, lunch and an informal dinner.  It’s also a great place to work on the computer and do all kinds of projects. We spend a great deal of our day here. I like the light coming from the windows but altogether it’s a little bland.    … Continue Reading

A Small Touch to Revive an IKEA Desk

A Small Touch to Revive an IKEA Desk

  My daughter found this cute fabric tape at Paper Source the other day, and bought it for me, knowing I would do something with it! Sure enough, as soon as she brought it home, I got to work! Remember those three IKEA desks I put in a row in the boy’s room? Well, they may… Continue Reading