elizabeth thomas created the kvintol mosaic lamp to sell at a craft fair but her husband swiped it instead for his office. now, she says, he meditates on the beauty of illuminated glass when coworkers are being annoying.
“i had lots of small pieces of left-over stained glass which i glued (with weldbond – great for glass-on-glass gluing) to the curved glass shade of the lamp. i mosaiced the base to match.”
Jules Yap started IKEAHackers.net in 2006 as a personal blog to showcase the most impressive IKEA hacks from all over the world. Since then, she has learned a lot more about power tools and DIY. Her site has helped thousands modify IKEA furniture with step-by-step tutorials, craft projects and home styling.