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Why furniture "hacking" matters

November 20, 2017

Why furniture "hacking" matters

Modern lifestyles are mobile and dynamic, which is why we gravitate towards furniture that can accompany us on the journey. The trend towards simple, timeless styles reflects a desire for furniture that frees us, physically and metaphorically, from encumbrances and provides a level of freedom and flexibility to personalise our spaces.

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An IKEA hack for bedroom storage that looks a million miles from flat-pack

November 16, 2017

An IKEA hack for bedroom storage that looks a million miles from flat-pack

What's one thing you'd like to have more of in your home? Storage! Am I right? We have bigger homes than ever but we're all short on places to put our "stuff". Well, here's an idea for a quick affordable IKEA hack that's not only functional and versatile, but also stylish.

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Rapid re-styling and making it stick

November 10, 2017

Rapid re-styling and making it stick

One constant about style trends is that they're hard to keep up with, but the great thing about IKEA's most popular pieces are incredibly versatile. Our aim is to that versatility to an even higher level and give you ultimate re-styling flexibility.

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IKEA's toy drawing competition 2017

November 04, 2017

IKEA's soft toy drawing competition

Do you have a budding designer in the family? Break out the crayons! Ikea's competition to draw the next Sagoskatt soft toys is now open to Australian kids aged three to 12.

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A luxe IKEA hack that raises the "bar". DIY instructions for making this darling drinks cabinet in time for happy hour.

October 03, 2017

A luxe IKEA hack that raises the "bar". DIY instructions for making this darling drinks cabinet in time for happy hour.

This luxe IKEA Kallax hack came together in the space of an afternoon, just in time for happy hour. Here are the step-by-step instructions to make this glam drinks cabinet for yourself, including a list of everything you'll need.

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How-to instructions for turning humble Kallax into a heroic console

September 21, 2017

How-to instructions for turning humble Kallax into a heroic console

This week, Stylkea features on IKEA HACKERS, the online Mecca for flat-pack lovers and anyone who sees a product and thinks "Hmmm... I think I could make that even better." Included in the article, you'll find step-by-step instructions to a simple hack with sophisticated results..

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Other people are talking about Stylkea

August 31, 2017

Other people are talking about Stylkea

We're not the only ones excited about transforming IKEA staples into hero pieces! Stylkea's owner and founder Kylie Hughes was interviewed by Brisbanista magazine this week about how she came up with the idea for Stylkea and how she approaches business challenges.

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9 knobs and handles IKEA hackers will "heart" + where to buy them

August 21, 2017

9 knobs and handles IKEA hackers will "heart" + where to buy them

We couldn't be more excited that handles are back - bigger, bolder and more beautiful than ever - and we've pulled together a selection to inspire IKEA hackers and DIY-ers alike. For Australian customers, mention "STYLKEA" to Handle House and receive a 30% discount!

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IKEA hack ideas and furniture customisation

July 22, 2017

Hack your IKEA™ drawers with handles - easy photo instructions

So, you've decided to hack your IKEA drawers and you've found the perfect combination of STYLKEA Styl-Panels and drawer pulls. Adding handles and knobs needs a a few basic tools and, in this article, we provide step-by-step photo instructions to get it right first time.

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Come on in, we're open!

July 11, 2017

Come on in, we're open!

What will your first project be? A transformation or renovation? Send us a before and after photo so that we can feature your gorgeous results in the Stylkea blog. Your project could inspire hundreds of others!

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If you like Jonathan Adler, you'll LOVE Stylkea

June 06, 2017

If you like Jonathan Adler, you'll LOVE Stylkea

Jonathan Adler lovingly distorts classic design through a postmodern filter that feels liberating and fun, yet simultaneously sophisticated. Stylkea's free-size Styl-Panels are inspired by Jonathan Adler's love for metal adornments on cabinetry and other pieces.

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Kallax + Stylkea = Elegant Credenza

May 05, 2017

Kallax + Stylkea = Elegant Credenza

What happens when you cross IKEA Kallax with Stylkea? You get a stylish credenza that looks like it cost $1000+ in a designer furniture gallery. Instead, it cost only $300 and took just a couple of hours to make.

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