IKEA Has Gone Gray – And That’s a Good Thing

I’ve been ordering furniture for a client over the last week from IKEA, so I was really excited to see that they have added another option to their black, white, or birch furniture finishes.  IKEA’s finally gone gray!  Actually, gray-brown.   I hope this is the final evidence if you need confirmation that gray-brown is the new expresso brown.

 

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Hemnes Dresser from IKEA

 

The gray-brown finish is available only on selected IKEA furniture, and they can barely keep them in stock right now.  I found gray options in the Hemnes, Isala, and Lack series.  [Read more...]

How To Personalize IKEA Furniture – A Decorologist Tutorial for Additik Stickers

I’m really excited to share a little Before and After of a pair of  LACK side tables using a fabulous new product.  Additik is a company out of France that has launched a whole line of appliques to personalize many of our favorite IKEA furniture.   

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Sometimes it’s good to be The Decorologist – the nice people at Additik sent me a few samples so I could show my readers how they work!  I pulled out a few of the LACK tables I use in home staging – these are black, but they also come in birch, white, and red.

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 IKEA LACK side tables – Before

 

The appliques from Additik arrived in the mail in these tubes.  DSC 1357 How To Personalize IKEA Furniture   A Decorologist Tutorial for Additik Stickers

Additix Delivery

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How to Use IKEA’s LACK Tables – Let Me Count the Ways . . .

I can’t resist a multi-purpose, multi-functional piece of furniture.  Especially when it’s staggeringly CHEAP.  If you don’t know about this amazing slice of design, allow me to introduce you to the LACK side table from IKEA.

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LACK side table by IKEA

When I say cheap, I mean CHEAP.  A mere $7.99 per table.  They come in about 5 finishes.  How can you use them?  Let me count the ways . . . [Read more...]

IKEA Bookcases – So Many Ways to Use Them!

The Expedit Bookcase is one of IKEA’s best-selling products, and it’s no wonder.  They’re inexpensive and incredibly versatile, making them the best value I’ve found in a bookcase.  They’re backless, so the color from the wall behind can show through.

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