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How to Get the IKEA Catalog (and Why You Should)

Do you think of IKEA products when you are renovating your home or getting new furniture? What about accessories like table lamps and floor rugs? Or, having a complete remodel of your entire interior? For many people, the Swedish retailer is at the top of their shopping list and if it’s not on yours yet, …

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Our IKEA Daybed Reviews (Epic Guide Based on Lots of Testing)

Sifting through the pages of online reviews when you’re trying to decide which daybed to purchase can be overwhelming. Plus, you never really know what you’re going to get because everyone has a different opinion. When it comes to furniture shopping, it’s even more difficult because you really need to see, touch, and feel a …

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Our Epic IKEA Mattress Reviews Guide (Yes, We Tested them All)

The quickest way to the IKEA returns line is buying a mattress without trying it first. You need to bounce, lay, plop, toss, and turn to check to see how comfortable it is. Purchasing the wrong mattress can make a serious impact on your health, and since you spend a third of your life in …

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Our Mega IKEA Bed Frames Review Guide

Shopping for furniture can be extremely overwhelming. Especially if you go into an IKEA on a Sunday morning, looking for a new bed frame without having any idea of what you’re walking into. Or, if you’re more inclined to purchase online, you run the risk of buying something that doesn’t meet your expectations. There are …

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The Ultimate Review Guide to IKEA Dining Room Chairs

Shopping for furniture on IKEA’s website can be frustrating. The product descriptions don’t give you a lot to go on, and while some items have reviews from customers, there are a bunch that don’t. That’s why I went to IKEA and tested out all the options available for dining room chairs, so I could give …

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Our Mega IKEA Armchair Reviews Guide (After a Fun IKEA Store Visit)

Shopping online for furniture is a nightmare. You really have no way to know how comfortable anything is, and if you’re really going to like it in your space. Furniture is one of those things that you really need to see, touch, feel, and try out before you buy it. While customer reviews are fine …

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Our Mega IKEA Futon and Sofa Bed Reviews Guide (IKEA Field-Trip Time)

I have to admit it’s fun being a futon and sofa bed reviewer. I get paid to sit, lie down and put my feet up. Okay, it’s not just that. I have to then put pen to paper (or should I say fingers to keyboard). Below is my detailed write up on IKEA futons and …

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What’s the Best IKEA Sofa? Read Our Epic IKEA Sofa Reviews Guide (After Spending 5 Hours in IKEA)

Related: IKEA Mattress Review | IKEA Bed Frames Review | IKEA Dining Chairs Review | IKEA Arm Chair Review | IKEA Futon and Sofa Bed Review | IKEA Daybed Review | IKEA Furniture Review Methodology Before I jump into the reviews, though, let me lay out what is important to me when choosing a sofa for …

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Epic Ikea Furniture Reviews and Buying Guides (We did the testing)

One of the most frustrating things about researching furniture online as a consumer is finding accurate reviews. Product descriptions can only go so far. They’re sparse at best and leave out all the critical information that you need to make a purchasing decision. For example, IKEA is not going to mention that you probably shouldn’t …

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2 Stunning IKEA Kitchen Makeovers – From Dated to Elated

Has your kitchen seen better days? Maybe you want to do a kitchen makeover, but then the fear sets in. I know from experience that DIY kitchen makeovers can be hit or miss, even for the handiest of us. Don’t even get me started on my first attempt at a kitchen makeover. Let’s just say …

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IKEA Furniture Has Absolutely No Place in Nice Homes Anymore (IMO)

You’ve finally purchased your perfect dream home, decked out with all the embellishments and amenities that a real grown-up should have. From the natural wood flooring and plush bedroom carpeting to the oil-rubbed bronze bath fixtures and high-end kitchen appliances, this is a home that you can live in forever. So, of course, the next …

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20 IKEA Desk Facts You Need to Know Before Buying

We own two IKEA desks. One is a small adjustable height table-style desk. The other is a small, lightweight desk designed for desktop computers (remember the desks with a space for the CPU under the desk?). We’ve had both desks for years. They’ve served us well and cost us very little. I’d say these days, …

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36 IKEA Living Room Ideas and Examples (Photos)

IKEA living room furniture is super popular. Some people don’t like it at all and will never buy it. Some people aren’t wild about it but buy it because it’s a good deal (stylish and doesn’t cost much). Some people love it because it looks great and won’t cost you a fortune. This collection of …

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59 IKEA Kitchen Ideas (Photo Examples)

You have to tip your hat to IKEA. While well-known for building low cost, stylish furniture (that you painfully assemble yourself), they’ve managed to break into the kitchen design business big time. In fact, more and more people are opting for IKEA kitchens because they do look great, are decent quality and cost less than …

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15 Things to Know Before Buying an IKEA Wardrobe

Our heaviest, biggest piece of furniture is this massive freestanding IKEA wardrobe we bought. It’s about 4 feet wide and 7 feet tall. It’s a beast. Our previous home had no closets (it was a fabulous little house with some quirky design features). That meant we needed to create our own closet space and hence …

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Wayfair vs. Overstock, IKEA, Amazon, Houzz & Hayneedle for Furniture and Home Decor

You have to admit we’re lucky. Our kids will never know what life is like without the internet. I love online shopping. Our family orders a ton of stuff online. It’s so much easier than driving to some mall or store battling crowds and wandering up and down aisles. Moreover, while Amazon is the biggest …

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25 Facts about the Iconic POÄNG Chair by IKEA

Have you ever heard of the Iconic POÄNG Chair by IKEA? If not, you should definitely go to IKEA and try one out for yourself to see what’s so special about these trendy chairs that it has kept them in the home furnishings popular mainstream for so many years. Related: IKEA Catalog | IKEA Desk …

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7 Viable Alternatives to IKEA for Stylish, Inexpensive Furniture

I like IKEA. We own plenty of IKEA furniture, especially, from our early years of marriage. We have 2 IKEA stores in the area. Some IKEA furniture is much better than others. Some of it doesn’t last long, while other items, especially built of solid wood, can last for years. IKEA kitchens are a very …

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