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2 inexpensive ways to turn shelf unit to a standing desk

2 inexpensive ways to turn shelf unit to a standing desk

Two simple and inexpensive ways to turn IKEA shelf units into a standing desk. Very useful for the current WFH situations. #1 GERSBY standing desk I prefer to work standing up. And I’ve spent the majority of my career working upright. I took the jump and retrained as a software…

8 hacks & ideas for a cozy bedroom: Fresh Start 2020

8 hacks & ideas for a cozy bedroom: Fresh Start 2020

Cozy bedroom ideas for a more restful 2020. The bedroom. Probably the most intimate of spaces and the place where you are most at home. Photo: Christopher Jolly (If you missed the previous instalments of the 2020 Fresh Start series, check out my posts for the entryway, living room and kitchen.) What can…

Hack List: 12 IKEA Hacks to Try in 2018

Hack List: 12 IKEA Hacks to Try in 2018

At the start of the year, you’ve probably taken a look at your home and thought, “I need new lighting” or “We should figure out something for that awkward nook” or simply, “My craft room is a mess/ needs storage”. Well, let 2018 be the year to tackle some of…

Long Narrow Dining Table that costs less than $70

Long Narrow Dining Table that costs less than $70

We needed a long narrow dining table for our dining room because we have a very large window seat. However, we were having a lot of trouble finding anything that was long enough without it either being much to wide for the space or way too expensive. So we decided…

Flip-flop LERBERG shelving

Flip-flop LERBERG shelving

Materials: LERBERG, drill, 2.5″ screws, drywall anchors, stud finderDescription: 1. Install the shelves on your Lerberg shelf unit upside-down from the way they appear in the instructions. 2. Though two holes already exist near the top on the flat side of the unit, drill a few more up the length…

Reclaimed Lerberg Etagere

Reclaimed Lerberg Etagere

Materials: 2 Lerberg Shelf Units, 4 Planks of Reclaimed Wood, 32 Screws & WashersDescription: This hack couldn’t be simpler. In fact, I’m convinced I’m not the first person to think of this. I picked up 4 planks of wood from my local salvage goods store, 2×6, each 6′ in length.…

LERBERG garden trellis

LERBERG garden trellis

Materials: LERBERG dvd/cd wall shelf and rustproof screwsDescription: My husband loves clean, modern design and hates the “country-style” trellises available at most garden centers. His solution: mount LERBERG dvd/cd wall shelves outdoors using rustproof screws. They make the perfect trellis with no hacking necessary!~ Caroline, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Dinner Table and Desk – Cheap and Easy

Dinner Table and Desk – Cheap and Easy

Materials: 1 Lack Coffee Table, 4 Vika Legs, 2 Lerberg Trestle Description: We wanted a nice looking dinner table like the Torsby one, but we didn’t want to spend 159 on it. The Vika system is cheap but the table tops are very narrow, not so comfortable for dinning. We…

LERBERG as bookshelf extension

LERBERG as bookshelf extension

Materials: LERBERG DVD rackDescription: I am always trying to fit more books into our place. Now we don’t have any more wall or floor space, but books keep accumulating… So I came up with – not a real hack, since I didn’t alter anything – but a new use for…

Spelling with Lerberg

Spelling with Lerberg

Materials: 8 Lerberg CD/DVD wall shelf, hand saw for metals, self-tapping screws and metal plates with holes for screwsDescription: Cut the Lerberg with the hand saw for metals and then use the metal plates and the self-tapping screws on the back of it to build the letters. Mount on wall…

GRONO & LERBERG LED Lights

GRONO & LERBERG LED Lights

Materials: Grono Lamp and Lerberg DVD rack Description: Remote controlled multi-colour self adhesive LED lighting strip was used for these hacks. For the Grono the LED strip was mounted on a section of square plastic drainpipe (you can see the remote control sensor in the picture). For the Lerberg a…

Lerberg receiver stand

Lerberg receiver stand

Materials: Lerberg, Hacksaw, Drill Description: I’d this idea of a new receiver stand in my head, paralleled legs in a slight angle with different shelves. So I browsed a little on Ikea and find the Lerberg-shelf. I shortened and bent the legs. Drilled new holes for the shelves. It turned…

JUTISBERG guitar hanger

JUTISBERG guitar hanger

Materials: 1x JUTIS CD tower (discontinued) ; 2x LERBERG CD/DVD wall shelf ; Some pieces of wood (dimensions below) ; 8x nails -or- 4x nails + 4x L-shaped screw hooks ; 4x Nylon cable ties -or- strong magnets Description: 1x JUTIS CD tower (discontinued) ; 2x LERBERG CD/DVD wall shelf…

Lerberg Shelf Art!

Lerberg Shelf Art!

Materials: Lerberg CD/DVD ShelfDescription: I didn’t want to spend $100 on artwork that I’ll change a year from now, so…. I decided to use fabric art! It’s perfect. To make: cut four pieces of cardboard to fit in shelf. Make sure it’s cut large enough to cover opening, but not…

Stereo holder out a CD/DVD wall shelf

Stereo holder out a CD/DVD wall shelf

Materials: LERBERG and woodDescription: The Lerberg can also be used to house a music system.~ Gianfranco, Italy

Christmas candle holder out a CD/DVD wall shelf

Christmas candle holder out a CD/DVD wall shelf

Materials: LERBERG and glass or woodDescription: Make a candle holder from the Lerberg CD shelf and mirrors. ~ Gianfranco, Italy

Reclaimed wood desk

Reclaimed wood desk

Materials: VIKA ANNEFORS, MICKE Storage unit, VIKA LERBERGDescription: I really love some of those reclaimed wood desks but they are quite expensive, so I decided to buy these white and clean table legs (VIKA ANNEFORS, VIKA LERBERG) and start a quest for old and damaged wood pieces to create a…

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