There’s an Ikea store near my neighbourhood. About twice a year or so I pick a bad weather day and wander around the store, just because. Sometimes someone from the family will join me, but often I prefer to just go by myself. Sometimes I treat myself to a coffee….their food is mediocre, but their coffee is delicious. 🙂
Ikea has many items that evoke inspiration rather than a desire to purchase and own for me. I do like their practical set-ups in the rooms they display and take my time wandering around upstairs. I often leave with a few items from the downstairs shopping area, but more importantly I come home with fresh ideas how to make our small home look and feel more functional and practical.
There are a couple of items I encountered either while flipping through their annual catalogue or while wandering around the maze of the store that I own today that I never regretted purchasing. I love their look, I love their function, and I even recommend them to others. Continue Reading