IKEA

Ikea offers hilarious instructions for assembling GoT cloaks

Commentary: The cloaks worn by Jon Snow and friends are actually Ikea rugs. The company wants to help fanatics make their own.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I think about "Game of Thrones" the way I think about Ikea.<p>My initial reaction …

Game of Thrones

The Official Ikea Instructions to Make Your Own Game of Thrones Cloak Are Adorable

Last year, it was revealed that some of <i>Game of Thrones</i>’ lush cloaks worn around the shoulders of Jon Snow and friends are actually cut up and re-dyed …

Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones: IKEA shows us how to make Jon Snow's shag carpet cape

In case you haven’t heard, Jon Snow also shops at IKEA because just like you and me, secret Targaryens who come back from the dead also like a good deal on home furnishings.<p>Last week, it was revealed that the <i>Game of Thrones</i> costume designers threw an IKEA rug onto Kit Harington to transform him …

Game of Thrones

Ikea uses ASMR technology in 25-minute, tingle inducing advert

Ikea have created a 25-minute-long advert using ASMR (autonomous sensory meridian response) which uses particular sounds to evoke a tingling, …

Asmr

IKEA instruction manual shows how to make your own Game of Thrones cape

IKEA has shared instructions for turning its rugs into luxurious fur capes, following revelations that Game of Thrones costume designers used the …

Night's Watch

Here's How to Make Jon Snow's Game of Thrones Cape From an IKEA Rug

The Rug in the North!<p>Winter is coming, but so are affordably priced minimalist Nordic designs. As you probably heard, Jon Snow and the rest of the Night's Watch on <i>Game of Thrones</i> get their fur coats from, well, IKEA, and now, as IKEA is wont to do, the furniture megastore has provided a simple …

Game of Thrones

Dartmouth Crossing IKEA to open in late September

It might miss the back-to-school rush but fans of IKEA won’t have to wait much longer for its opening.<p>The Swedish furniture company announced …

Canadian News

After "Game of Thrones" Capes Revealed to Be Ikea Rugs, Ikea Releases How-To Instructions

Here's a 10-second clip of "Game of Thrones" costume designer Michele Clapton revealing where the capes of the Night's Watch come from:<p>Apparently …

Night's Watch

IKEA Just Made It Way Easier to Make Your Own Jon Snow Cape

Living the Winterfell lifestyle with your own luxurious cape doesn’t have to be a fantasy anymore thanks to IKEA. Every <i>Game of Thrones</i> fan was in awe …

Game of Thrones

Ikea just released instructions on how to create Jon Snow's fur rug cape

While it’s summer right now, winter is here on <i>Game of Thrones</i>. (<b>Spoilers for Season 7 follow.)</b> With Jon Snow headed past the Wall to capture a White …

Game of Thrones

Your Handy DIY Guide to Making Your Own Game of Thrones IKEA Rug Cape Like Jon Snow

Winter is here in Westeros, which means that the impressive fur outerwear in the North is out in full force. In case seeing Sansa Stark and Jon …

Game of Thrones

Taken a while but finally here's the first proper smart-home gizmo

<b>Comment</b> It's been three years since we, here at <i>El Reg</i>, first started taking the introduction of a new generation of "smart home" devices seriously – …

Home Automation

Before & After: An Unbelievable DIY IKEA Kitchen Remodel

Cameron's post-renovation kitchen is basically unrecognizable. Aside from sharing the common elements of a kitchen (you can cook in it! there's a …

Houses

Ikeahacking turned pro: the aftermarket cabinet-doors of Semihandmade

Semihandmade started out as a Los Angeles cabinetmaker called "Handmade," but when they got a commission to design aftermarket doors for a cheap and …

Cory Doctorow

The Most Iconic Costume In “Game Of Thrones” Is Just An Ikea Rug

Ikea bills SKOLD, a $79 sheepskin rug, as “soil-repellent and hard-wearing.” But how well does it hold up north of the wall?<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> costume designer Michele Clapton knows–because in a recent interview, she revealed that the wooly capes worn by the Night’s Watch are really just Ikea rugs …

Game of Thrones

Ikea Just Released Instructions on How to Make Your Own Jon Snow Cape

Using one of their rugs, obviously.<p>In case you somehow missed the hilarious news, <i>Game of Thrones'</i> costume designers have been casually outfitting Jon Snow in Ikea rugs this entire time. To quote designer Michele Clapton, "We take anything we can. We cut, and then we shaved them, and then we added …

Game of Thrones

IKEA Came Up With Instructions for That Game of Thrones Costume Hack

Apparently, we aren’t the only mega fans of IKEA hacks. After learning a few weeks ago that the costume designers on <i>Game of Thrones</i> use an IKEA staple as a wardrobe basic for Jon Snow and other members of the Night’s Watch, the Scandinavian furniture store has decided to come up with some …

Game of Thrones

IKEA plans to cut food waste in half by 2020 — here’s how

You now have one more reason to love IKEA. By 2020, the Swedish company plans to cut food waste by 50% at its stores — including its restaurants and …

Lifestyle

Here's Exactly How to Make Your Own Jon Snow Cape Using an IKEA Rug

Image: Courtesy of HBO<p>We love a good costume designer hack. When it involves <i>Game of Thrones</i>, even better. Apparently, those fur capes rocked by the …

Fashion (Australia)

Jon Snow Fans, Follow This IKEA Guide To Make Your Own ‘GoT’ Cape

IKEA is great at responding to popular culture—take its response earlier this year when fashionistas pointed out how Balenciaga's expensive bright …

Game of Thrones

Before & After: Reviving a Rental Patio On a Limited Budget

Jennifer knew not to take her Brooklyn patio for granted, since outside space in New York is a beautiful rarity, and set out to make the most of it. …

Home Depot

Ikea's Smart Home Dares to Make Sense

The "smart home" has not yet distinguished itself. Sure, you might dim your lights with an app; you might even talk to your large appliances. But …

Automation

IKEA Gets Students Ready for College with Weird, Whispery Ad

25 minute ASMR video is dorm furniture like you’ve never heard it before<p>It’s somehow already the middle of August, which means we’re just a week or two away from college students descending on campuses across the country. The move-in process is a whirlwind of stress and excitement for parents and …

Asmr

This £5 IKEA Item Saved My Wardrobe

In the interest of full disclosure, I'll admit that the image above is not a picture of my room. I live in New York, and my room is smaller, messier …

Clothing

A New Living Room Look for Under $1000

<b>Project by:</b> Melissa Milakovic of Joydom Design <b><br>Location:</b> Ottawa — Ontario, Canada<p>Melissa was enlisted by her clients to give their living room an …

Home Decorating

Every Kitchen Needs This New $10 IKEA Product

Help the environment and make life way easier.<p>When a big dinner leaves you with a ton of leftovers, it's tempting to just cover everything with tin …

Hacking

A trip with your significant other to Australia is equivalent to an Ikea trip, trust us

<b>Disclaimer: We are not trying to bad mouth Australia. It seems like a completely lovely place to live.</b><p>Elon Musk and Amber Heard decided to call it quits on Monday after a year of dating. Though they claim the split was due to their busy schedules, we have to speculate whether or not that was just …

Relationships

Tour a "Minimalist Dreams, Collector's Tendencies" Home

<b>Name:</b> Ashley and Terry Reth, and their two cats, Boy and Girl. <b><br>Location:</b> Portland, Maine <b><br>Size:</b> 1000 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 2.5 years, renting<p>Ashley …

Urban Outfitters

Tiny Space Living: Ikeahacks...from Ikea

Kitchen cabinets in the bedroom and other tricks<p>I came across this interesting series of videos in Ikea's archives. Called the "Square Meter …

Furniture

Gamers petition IKEA to produce an affordable gaming table

A petition has been posted on <i>Change.org</i> by a Maryland gamer, Brad Smoley, to try and convince Scandinavian stick furniture powerhouse IKEA that …

Furniture