Wednesday, May 26, 2010

IKEA.

I've had plenty of people make fun of us for our love of IKEA.

Which kinda makes me laugh...
 Why would we want to spend thousands on furniture when we move a lot? (Thank you, Army) 
Why would we do that when we know that we want to have kiddos who will more than 
likely bang up our furniture? (& lets be honest, we bang up our furniture a lot too!)
So people can laugh all they want but I think we are smart.

 The fact of the matter is IKEA offers super functional pieces at super affordable prices.
Plus in my opinion, the majority of their pieces offer up a really great, modern contemporary base 
for the rest of our vintage, handmade & non-IKEA decor to really stand out.
When you combine what we had before we moved & what we've purchased since, 
I think it is pretty safe to say that there is at least one thing from IKEA in every room of our house.
(& we are very, very happy about that... we love our IKEA furniture & such!)
 Want to see what we've been putting together lately? Take a look...
The 3-Door Aspelund Wardrobe now has a home in our master bedroom.
(In fact we put it together last night!)

The  Leksvik Bar Table & Ingolf Barstools are in our kitchen.
(Along with some Ekby Jarpen Shelves too!)

Last but not least the Klingsbo Side Table
 & the Lack Coffee Table reside in our living room.

Oh & please don't ask me how to really say any of the names of our pieces by the way... 
I pretty much butcher them every time I even try to say them. Tee hee hee.

xoxo

5 comments:

Anna Liesemeyer said...

I need that drawer dresser!
sigh....if only Ikea were closer. I miss it terribly.
Happy wednesday!

Em-Jae said...

I've decided the funnest part of going to Ikea is trying to pronounce all the silly names. I'm sure I annoy the helpless shopping helper/victim that comes along with me, but it's so fun!

It appears I'm a master at self entertainment. Ha!

Barbara said...

IKEA is great! I'm so glad they made one in Tampa. I love their frames and lighting the most. They have fun designs and it costs a lot less than other places!

ACupOfJenn said...

I miss IKEA! Hubby and I loved it there. We'll be near one soon in a couple of years!

alli/hooray said...

I agree! Our Ikea's right down the road + we go often. I love mixing Ikea pieces with other finds, and I get SO much inspiration from the store + catalog.

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