Tag Archives: ikea

Tricking Out an IKEA Karlstad Sofa

We had a yard sale a couple of weeks ago.  A pretty large one.  It was exhausting, but necessary.  I sold a lot of my collections that I hadn’t displayed or used in years, along with kids’ outgrown clothes and toys.  I also needed to downsize the home staging props that had overrun their appointed room […]

My Top Picks for High-Style Dining Chairs on an IKEA Budget

Who doesn’t want high style paired with budget prices?  I shopped for a dining room table and chairs with a client this weekend, and the chairs we chose cost about $3000 for six.  They are FABULOUS, of course, but not everyone can afford to spend that much money on dining or kitchen chairs.  Which got […]

Small Space Solutions for Nashville Musician

One thing I really love to do is to figure out the essence of a client’s style and make it happen for them in their space.  It’s so much fun for me to help create different atmospheres that express who the homeowner is or who they hope to become. So I was happy to help this […]

A Child’s Room Design with IKEA & The Decorologist

After giving birth to her 4th daughter, my client (and long-time friend) needed to rethink her home’s floorplan.  The former den was about to get a makeover – with a little help from The Decorologist and IKEA. Design by The Decorologist   The idea was to convert the former den into a bedroom for the […]

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 […]

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.      Sometimes it’s good to be The Decorologist – the […]

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.  source

IKEA and a New Prize Give-a-Way!

Last week I got to do a little shopping at the IKEA in Cincinatti.  I bought some gifts for the ole gift closet and some staging props for my business.  And a little something for one lucky reader.   But we’ll talk about that later.  First I want to share some of my favorite things I […]

Mimi’s Garden Florals & Free Prize Give-a-way!

Today I want to share with you the talents of one of my dear readers, Dianne Tant.  Dianne is the owner of Mimi’s Garden Florals.  She provides flowers and beautiful tablescapes for events and weddings.