In her post 'No Excuses Allowed' she talks about how great Ikea is for those on a budget. With a bit of planning and some basic design ideas you can create a fantastic room and even stylishly furnish a whole house within a budget.
"if I was starting out today, or if I was furnishing a vacation house, I would run to IKEA and buy their slipcovered sofa in white"She has linked a company Bemz located in Sweden which has recently come out with a new line of Belgian linen fabric slips, which they call their “Loose Fit Country” line. Not totally cheap.... but very beautiful... see...
A good friend has just refurnished her children's retreat fantastically with new desks build out of some of the kitchen bench range, some day beds which convert to double beds and a new slimline TV cabinet, all within a modest budget but oozing with style. It looks fantastic!
If I can primarily fit out the Church with Ikea, splattered with a small helping of some Queensland Antiques I have been hording (a few Rosenstengel pieces) and some of my black and white photos I think it would be perfection. No french this time. Something different. Rustic. But clean.
I have always loved Ikea, but our love is deepening. I think we are going to be honeymooning together frequently over the next few months. Check out Ikea's new catalogue online HERE.