Finally, the sad truths of the the IKEA catalog, revealed through narration: "I hate to be the one to break it to you, but own too much crap to make this work. We have set you up for failure."
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I'm all about floor-furniture like the kotatsu, a 14th-century invention used in many Japanese homes all winter. It's like the floor-oriented table often associated with Japanese homes, but with the added convenience of a heater and blanket. Sometimes I have daydreams about how awesome it would be to have one of these suckers. SO WARM. So cozy. None of the crampy discomfort of a western-style desk!
I've got a little floor-desk of my own going on, and this IKEA hack came just in time for me to play with.
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This is an embarrassingly simple project. Not a single item was purchased, nor a single tool used. I’m a hands-on, DIY kind of chick, but for this hack, you don't have to be.
Semihandmade makes a practice of revolutionizing IKEA kitchens — new and old — with custom doors, drawers and hardware in COOL finishes. They believe in doing good work that conserves materials, and they ship nationally.
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