Tagged: IKEA

Bed Builder: Trevor Jessup

Trevor Jessup is a “hacker extraordinaire” in my Bed Builder Hall of Fame. He’s a relatively new dad of a 4-year-old boy, Lee. While browsing the Internet for interesting bed designs, he came across my IKEA...

IKEA Hack Platform Bed

Viral Bed Turns One

By REBECCA ALLEN, Press Writer Mon Jul 4, 6:31 AM ET FREEHOLD, NJ — A year ago, while the rest of America celebrated Independence Day 2015 with hot dogs, beer and fireworks, Chris Heider was creating his...

Bed Builder: Karin Alvarado

Two Girls, Two Beds, One Weekend Karin Alvarado has a special place in my Bed Builder Hall of Fame. She’s a mom of twin 12-year-old girls, Isabel and Audrey, who saw my IKEA Hack Platform Bed...

Bed Builder: Brandon Kalicki

A lot of people leave comments to thank me for ideas. Some write to ask questions or seek advice. But Brandon Kalicki is different. He’s the first person to actually say I gave him...

ikea hack bed bridge bookcase

IKEA Hack Bed Bridge Bookcase

The IKEA Hack Bed Bridge Bookcase is a bridge bookcase made from IKEA cabinets that takes the place of nightstands and spans a full or queen size bed. I built this project for my oldest...

IKEA Hack Platform Bed Q&A

I am overwhelmed by the popularity of my IKEA Hack Platform Bed (affectionately known as #thebed in my house). On YouTube, the video generated more than 16 million views, 40 thousand subscribers, and four thousand comments. Those comments...

IKEA Hack Platform Bed DIY

This video shows you how to turn seven standard kitchen cabinets from IKEA into a platform bed with storage underneath. It’s a perfect solution for anyone with limited closet or attic space. Please be...