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May 18

7 Big IKEA Home Hacks That Make Huge Wall Statements

Some IKEA hacks are small. A little paint here, some new hardware there—they get the job done. And then there are the IKEA hacks that are so big and so dramatic, they make the room. If you have a wall to fill, or a problem to solve, check out some of these genius solutions.

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May 18

Use Keurig K Cups or Coffee Pods? This Storage Hack's For You

Use Keurig K cups or Nespresso coffee pods? If yours live in one of those bulky carousels on your counter, or take up an entire drawer, they are using precious kitchen real estate. Here’s a great quick (and temporary) way to up your storage game with an affordable, DIY solution that frees up space, and lets you easily see and grab the flavor you want. Best of all, it only takes minutes and just a couple of bucks.

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28
Apr 18

Move Over, FRAKTA: This IKEA Product Is The New Fashion Hack

In case you don’t remember, last year, there was a fashion frenzy over FRAKTA. In April 2017, Balenciaga released a $2,000 knockoff of the big blue IKEA bag, and almost immediately, the internet exploded with other ways to wear the bag, including hats, Air Jordans, and yes, even thongs. But now, another IKEA staple is poised for its day in the spotlight, thanks to RuPaul’s Drag Race.

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24
Apr 18

Why You Should Put Clear Tape On Your Flower Vases

There’s a big difference between jamming a bunch of flowers in a vase, and creating a gorgeous arrangement that looks like it was done by a pro. Thankfully that difference isn’t necessarily measured in dollars, effort, or even skill. All it takes is something you probably have sitting in your kitchen drawer: clear cellophane tape.

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Apr 18

Why You Should Always Travel with a Tennis Ball

When packing for a trip, you probably include a change of clothes and toiletries in your carry-on — in case your luggage gets lost — along with a travel pillow, moisturizer, good reading material, and a layer if it’s cold on the plane. But there’s one other item that doesn’t take up much space, and can get you to your destination feeling fresh and nimble.

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Apr 18

10 Ways to Fake a Window Seat Even as a Renter

Nothing speaks to my bookworm heart as much as window seat, but, as a renter, I thought my dreams of a window seat would have to wait. Apparently other renters felt the same. These clever folks DIY-ed their cozy nooks and now we can all have a reading haven!

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15
Mar 18

Check Out This Empty Candle Jar Hack, Courtesy of Queer Eye's Antoni Porowski

We can’t get enough of the touching reboot of Queer Eye that debuted in February, courtesy of Netflix. If you’ve already binged all eight episodes of season one, hoping the Fab 5 will magically show up on your doorstep ready to make you over from head to toe while instantly becoming your new BFFs, well, that probably isn’t in the cards. But following the fellows on Instagram is a close second, because they offer up style tips, motivational mantras, and smart hacks all the same.

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04
Mar 18

11 Times IKEA Storage Totally Shocked Us

You may think you know what IKEA storage looks like — but it turns out, IKEA’s cabinets, shelves, and vanities are as versatile as all their other endlessly hackable offerings. Here are eleven different projects where IKEA cabinets got dressed up a little, emulating the look of high-end styles at a much more affordable price.

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10
Feb 18

No Headboard? Amazing Projects You Can Easily Make in a Day

If your bedroom was an outfit, your headboard would be the statement piece. Whether you want to use it for late night reading support, or just like how a headboard frames a bed, here are easy-to-pull-off headboards you can knock out in an afternoon.

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27
Dec 17

6 Ways to Hack a Platform Storage Bed from IKEA Products

Here’s an idea: turn basic IKEA storage cabinets and dressers into multi-functional lofts. It’s a smart way to address the problem of small space — you get both beds and storage in the same footprint. These hacks work well for studio apartments, kids rooms, and dorms. As inspiration, here are different unique ways others made it work for them:

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