It may seem obvious, but it's amazing how many of us will curse under our breath for months on end as we reach behind a dresser or bed just to find the power switch for an IKEA lamp. Why they insist on keeping it on the power cord, we'll never know, but there's no reason to leave it on the floor!Lifehacker reader Markie used some cable ties and 3M Strips to place one on the wall, but there are plenty of other creative ways to mount it. The best part about this, aside from eliminating an annoyance, is that you won't be doing any damage to your walls, either. Thanks for the tip and photo, Markie!
Bring That Annoying IKEA Light's Power Button Into Plain Sight
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