IKEA Hackers

Guilt. According to the online dictionary the definition of guilt is as follows: – noun 1. the fact or state of having committed an offense, crime,violation, or wrong 2. a feeling of responsibility or remorse for some offense, crime,wrong, etc., whether real or imagined. 3. conduct involving the commission of such crimes, wrongs,etc.: to live a life of guilt. –verb (used with object) Informal . 4. to cause to feel guilty Okay, so I don’t feel remorse for a crime, but I do feel I should come clean on something; customising IKEA furniture. I have done it, ran with it, embraced it, and written of it; … Continue reading

Revamped Butchers Block

IKEA furniture – it’s cheap, ubiquitous, and astoundingly practical. So describes the love/hate relationship I have with the furniture giant. It is affordable, but generic. Impeccably utilitarian, shiny and appealing; but invariably constructed of cheap MDF plywood with a dubious life expectancy. Besides, each immaculately presented item will be owned by thousands of other Brits … Continue reading