I live in Sweden and if you live in Sweden and have kids you probably also have an IKEA BOLMEN step stool in your bathroom or somewhere in your house. So do I, and after many years sitting in the bathroom, staring at the step stool I’ve been thinking that it looks like a face.
One day I decided to have some fun with the kids. So I made two eyes and a tongue out of paper and attached it to the inside of the stool.
I wanted some really funky cool kids chairs to match my boys homemade LEGO table, so I set off to IKEA and came up with this idea. I bought 2 BOLMEN bathroom stools and 2 SNILLE swivel chair seats (one blue and one green), then set off to make them up. Read more.
Watch out BOLMEN
It’s a different kind of hack. I used an IKEA BOLMEN step stool to make a small video. Read more.
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.