26th Aug2011


Places To Go: IKEA

by Dinah Wulf

Places To Go: IKEA

OK, so I think IKEA definitely gets a bad rap. I’ve heard the complaints from my friends before of how the material is cheap and easily disposable, or how it’s only a great place to shop when you’re in college. I personally love IKEA. I like to go to the showroom to get a little inspiration. I think they have beautiful designs and I’ll admit I actually STILL have IKEA furniture from college that is holding up just fine and still looks good… and we’re talking over 15 years old here (ew).

If you don’t want to purchase anything in fear putting together your own furniture (but then you are probably not the type of person reading this blog…oh well), IKEA is also a great place to walk around and admire the work of well thought out design and storage solutions.  It’s also a great place to buy inexpensive pieces like, frames, vases, or glasses for party supplies and decorations.

Anyway, here are a few pieces that I wouldn’t mind having and let’s face it; you can’t buy lighting fixtures like these at Lowes or Home Depot. I love the clean industrial style of these pieces.

These lighting fixtures are super chic and super inexpensive (music to my ears)!  They are also nice and light weight.

Love the shape and trough style of this sink.

 

 

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Dinah Wulf
Dinah is a craft, home décor, & DIY Blogger for www.diyinspired.com, an eco-friendly site promoting repurposing through reinvention. She has a Master of Arts Degree in Speech Communication from California State University Fullerton. Formerly an educator at CSUF and business owner, she now is a full time writer, Curator for Style Me Pretty Living, 3M DIY Expert, and a member of Martha’s Circle. She has blogged for multiple websites including Fix.com, Earth 911, Home Made Simple, and Sprout Online and has been published in a few magazines and ebooks. Her website, DIY Inspired has been recognized by Mashable, Parenting.com, and Buzzfeed.
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