Turn a new Ikea storage shelf into a rustic farmhouse beauty!

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It’s been quite the week in in regards to the guest bedroom project. But I made some exceptional headway which I’d like to share! But let’s back up a couple of steps before I get to the newest room addition… With the spontaneous arrival of that decadent antique bed, I never did tell you about […]

How to assemble an Ikea Ektorp 3.5 sofa

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Back in January, I came home with a truck loaded of 2 Ikea Ektorp 3.5 sofas. And that is no understatement. If you’re in the market for this set, you’ll want to be forewarned on a few things, thanks to their size alone. So here’s my little story on getting these guys home, then how […]

A new winter white Ektorp 3.5 sofa living room

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While many of us are revamping our homes with winter decor, I went one (ok, several hundred) steps WAY beyond! Friends, I have some dreamy white slipcovered furniture in the house, and boy on boy am I in LOVE! Visit How To Assemble An Ikea Ektorp 3.5 Sofa HERE A little backstory… I wanted the […]

What caught my vintage rustic eye at Ikea

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I’ve been spending a little time in ‘town’. We call town our nearest biggest city that isn’t anywhere near us. I guess Vancouver just has that power. But then again, so does Ikea. Who doesn’t get giddy at the thought of a trip there? I think it’s the promise of finding those perfect accessories to chime with […]

I built a chair! Ikea Stocksund style.

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I don’t photograph my living room often, because I am avoiding select furniture. Do you have any idea how hard it is to tell a decor story with all the wrong components in the background? Our sofa is about 20 years old. I can make it look ok with pillows and such, and I do […]