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Hackers Help: Pax Wardrobe bergsbo – paint match

Photo: IKEA.com Has anyone matched paint (for trim) to the Bergsbo white PAX door?  It will be difficult to take the 8ft door to the paint store! The post Hackers Help: Pax Wardrobe bergsbo – paint match appeared first on IKEA Hackers.

Unitasker Wednesday: Knock on Wood Stickers

All Unitasker Wednesday posts are jokes — we don’t want you to buy these items, we want you to laugh at their ridiculousness. Enjoy! Are you highly superstitious? Do you believe in jinxes? Do you follow up statements like “knock on wood” by actually knocking on wood?

A year ago on Unclutterer

2014 Organizing tips from outer spaceAlthough being organized may not give you the opportunity to go to the International Space Station, it can certainly help you enjoy your space right here on Earth. 2012 Ask Unclutterer: What to do with your cherished childhood comfort item when you become an adult?Reader Emily is having difficulty parting with her favorite stuffed animal from her childhood,

Repurposed EXPEDIT-KALLAX-MALM hybrid for Remodeled Nursery

Ikea Items: MALM dresser drawers, EXPEDIT Shelving Unit, KALLAX Shelving Unit, CAPITA Legs, POANG Chair, Unidentified Floor Lamp, REGOLIT Shade, LINNMON tabletop, LANSA handles When we found out we were having our first child, we wanted to have a great looking nursery, while also making sure we do not break the bank so we can splurge on other items. At the time, we had really beat up MALM dresser

Discover Factors That Can Seriously Hurt Your Promotion Chances

Undeniably every employee wishes to drive endless opportunities in the professional world to make their career prosperous. But the surprising fact is that there are numbers of things that can spoil our promotion chances, if not handled effectively. However, you can get promotion easily and comfortably by learning about factors that affect the chances of growth in the professional world.

10 splurges that won’t break the bank

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. There’s a popular, little myth going around that being frugal means that every penny must be pinched or saved in an online high-yield savings account and that, as a result, it’s not okay to splurge once in a while.

7 Important Life Lessons You’ll Learn the Hard Way but Need Now

How’s life going, smooth sailing, right? Well, of course there are a few hiccups every now and then. But when something comes up isn’t it so much easier to learn from someone else’s mistakes, especially when they point them out for you. It’s way better than trying to figure things out on your own, making the same cycle of mistakes until you finally learn the hard way. But u

Everything You Know About Cholesterol Is Wrong

Back in 2013 when I published the results of my testosterone-boosting experiment, I got chided by many commenters for recommending a diet high in cholesterol and fat.

How To Develop Your Voice? Take Small Risks Every Day

Have you ever heard the phrase “find your voice”? Your voice is how other people know and recognize your work when they encounter it, and the most unmistakable voices resonate deeply with their audience.

Keep your computer clean with digital decluttering

A few days ago I got a desperate call from a friend. “My computer says ‘disk full’ and basically won’t work. What do I do?” Her laptop’s hard drive was full to capacity. She tried deleting the contents of her downloads folder, some unwanted photos, old emails, and stray files on the desktop and it wasn’t enough.

Turn Expedit / Kallax into Organising Heaven with Custom Samla Drawers

Expedit + Samla = (semi)OCDs Dream Difficulty: Pretty easy Need: 5×5 EXPEDIT, SAMLA Boxes (as much as you like – 12 per row), 10x5mm Wood (depending on how many SAMLAs you put), Drill, Screwdriver For the longest time now I’m angry at IKEA to have made the EXPEDIT such a great and at the same time horrible thing.

How I plan out my day and…the radically new 2016 Desire Map Planner is on the way!

photo credit: Catherine Just I used to be surprised at how often I’d get asked what a typical day looks like for me. But, then again, it’s the same question I want to ask writers, Creatives, super mothers (all mothers are super), travelling lovers, rockstars, and career superstars. How do you pull it off? What’s your rhythm? How do you prioritize?

Podcast #132: The History of the American Bachelor

While it might not seem so at first blush, the history of the bachelor in America is complex and truly fascinating. When colonists first settled America, the bachelor as an identity didn’t even exist. But as time passed, bachelors became one of the driving forces shaping our concept of manliness in America.

How to Stop Scope Creep From Eating Up Your Profits

Whether you freelance or work in an agency, if you're a creative pro, you've dealt with scope creep.

Happiness Is a Superpower

I heard something in a dialogue recently. One character was complaining about being unhappy, and the other character replied, “You have a misguided notion of what makes you happy.” The sentence made me stop and think. Most of us, at different times, have a misguided notion of what we think will make us happy. We go around trying out different prescriptions and remedies.