Ikea Wardrobe made personal

Diana, a Dutch woman living in Germany with her husband and 2 daughters, decided one day that the Ikea bought wardrobe in her daughters bedroom was a bit plain and boring. Armed with a can of green paint, a drill and some neon wool, this creation was born. Although it may not be everybody’s cup of tea, it is inspiring none the less. When companies such as Ikea take over the market, we are drenched in products that everyone else owns, so why not customise it and let it stand out!? The patterns were created by drilling holes in the doors and letting her children create the patterns with neon wool.

Found on Design Sponge

Sticks

Sticks is a cabinet system with boxes in four different widths and four different heights, standing on one leg. The total height of each Stick can always be different, because of the four different lengths of the legs (the sticks). The Sticks can be used as a lowboard, as a sideboard and as casual wardrobe (varying in height) or loose as a hall cabinet or bedside table. Available from Gerard De Hoop.

Found on Design Milk

Colour Blocks in a Kitchen

The 727 Forest Street Residence was designed by studio 3BY Architecture and is located in Denver, Colorado, USA. A key principle in in interior design is ‘White is Bright’. Many believe that if you wash all areas in white it will open up the room and make it seem bigger. The fatal flaw many people fall into is to make everything white, all you need is to add a splash of colour. Love the way these designers have added the red into the kitchen area. Using glossy surfaces also helps in the overall opening up of a room, allowing light to bounce off all the surfaces.

Viewed at Freshome

Turn your Credit Cards into a ruler!

These easy to apply vinyl stickers add function to the cards in your wallet. Each sticker wraps around the front and back of the card without interfering with the magnetic strip. Each pack has 3 stickers in measuring 3 inches (about 7.5 mm).

Available from Cyberguys

Swiss Army Knife with USB Stick

An interesting design which takes the Swiss Army Knife into the 21st century. It contains the usual array of instruments but with an extra feature of a swivel out 1tb USB stick. Due to be released in April, this mini product will cost a whopping $3,000.

Found on Likecool

Transformed House

A couple inherited a house 4 and a half years ago, here’s the before and after pictures of their gorgeous new home!

Living/Dining Room

Kitchen

Master Bedroom

Bathroom

Study/Guest Bedroom

Nursery

Den

Sun Room/ Conservatory

For more details on how they did up their home, visit Young House Love

Citti Modular Storage

Really like the way this really is customisable. Many products and furniture boast this feature, without actually satisfying the means. This range by Zweed in Sweeden is a beautiful yet simple design. Width and height can be adjusted by changing the boxes around. Each piece is made to your order, and the manufacturers can paint it to any colour choice. Doors and drawers are also available as an option should you wish to hide the things you store. Boxes are made from painted/lacquered MDF and the legs are lacquered Birch.

Available from Zweed

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