Once I laid eyes on the Bran lamp, I knew what I had to do.
This hack is super simple, just loosen the ‘cap’ with a hair dryer and fill it up. The heat from the hair dryer weakens the glue so the top pops right off. I must say though that I was rather afraid the glass might shatter; as it is there is a small crack on the glass so keep the heat even.
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.