After seeing a picture of the Swedish royals in "folk costumes," she used four blue Ikea bags, one yellow one, and a Ikea Dvala bedsheet to replicate the costume -- she did a brilliant job.
However, as Swedishly Swedish as this is, it needs some kind of fillip to illustrate the sleazy tax avoidance practiced by Ikea's own royal family.
Last Swedish National day I was thinking about what to wear to next year’s celebration. I saw a picture of the royal family in their folk costumes and an IKEA logo picture…
I started thinking of how to sew, it had to be big stitches, and how to get on the flowers and leaves. Another problem was to get a yellow bag… But I got contact with someone at the press office and she sent me some. I searched for examples of ‘real’ Swedish folk costumes and started making it. FUN!
Swedish folk costume from 5 IKEA bags
‘Mythbusters’ TV star Adam Savage’s first book is out. ‘Every Tool’s a Hammer: Life Is What You Make It’ is a wonderful read, in which Adam shares his own personal guidelines for creativity, from inspiration to execution.
Becky Stern takes you through the steps of using the simple web-based CAD app Tinkercad to design a 5-chamber geometric planter.
Find the bright spots, not just the problems, if you want to make change. That’s an idea expressed in the book “Switch: How to Make Change When Change is Hard” by Chip and Dan Heath. The authors point out that we can be easily overwhelmed by the many problems all around us, but we should […]
Kudos to those of us who have chosen a less wasteful third option to “paper or plastic” at the supermarket or club stores. Tote bags are reusable, but they can be a pain to tote around. Here’s an upgrade to that planet-saving measure. The Club Cart Lotus Trolley Bag is that rare tote you’ll want […]
Looking for a career in IT, gaming or software development? In the ever-changing world of the internet, versatility is your biggest asset. In other words, mastering Java might not cut it in an interview if you don’t know C#. However, there’s a bundle that covers the essentials in most any language. The Legendary Learn to […]
Getting a set of cookware that will outlast you is one of those signs you’ve truly grown up. It used to be easy to find durable materials that also cook well, but these days it can be hard to tell what’s quality and what brands are coasting by on a recognizable name. Well, there’s at […]