Happy Friday everyone! I thought I’d mix things up and share something different with you (post wise). It’s not often I talk about home decor (despite my interest) so I thought it would be fun to share some of the new Ikea pieces I picked up the other day. I coerced my boy (Dylan) to come with me, and while we didn’t buy anything flash (i.e. furniture), we did pick up a few odds and sods.
Dylan and live in a rented apartment and unfortunately can’t do anything permanent to the dwelling; i.e. paint walls, put shelves/fixtures up etc, etc. Our space is small cosy, so we don’t need any more furniture. To keep things tidy and uncluttered we like to stay organised. This means we’re always looking at storage compartments. While we didn’t pick up much by way of storage, we did pick up a few cheap and cheerful pieces that inject a little bit of our personalities (and style) into our home. Here’s what we picked up:
IKEA PS 2014 Decoration set of 3($19.99): I thought these were cute and funky plus I love the colourways. The lids and bases are interchangeable plus you can use them to store whatever tickles your fancy. They’re part of the PS 2014 collection, so you might want to pick up a set, if it’s something you’re interested in.
VÄLKÄND Bowl and dish, yellow ($24.99): I’m a sucker for anything lime yellow – there’s just something retro about it. The bowl really adds something to our monochromatic kitchen and makes for great storage. The base is made out of some sort of metal and it’s complimented with a beautiful wooden lid. Really cool.
PLUGGIS Magazine file set of 2 ($14.99): Magazine files make any office space look neat and tidy. I already have the DOKUMENT magazine files (in white) and wanted to add a different textural element, just because I think it looks good. You can see the PLUGGIS set in the pic below.
KVITTRA box with lid($7.99): Our apartment is relatively small so boxes are a great way hide knick knacks/trinkets. I thought the colourway and pattern of the KVITTRA box was fun. In hindsight I should have picked up some of the larger sizes so I could mix and match the patterns and textures.
KRÅKRIS Throw, white, grey($1.99): I love Ikea throws. They’re super warm and the fleece is so cuddly, plus they’re cheap as chips.
GODMORGON Box with compartments ($19.99): For weeks now, I’ve been wanting to give my makeup storage a makeover. And these draw box inserts are brilliant at keeping things organised. I love the little compartments and while it may not look big in the pic it surprisingly stores a lot of products.. The tilted section can be detached and my only gripe is that I picked up one, instead of two. I’m not sure what I’ll store in it yet but I thought I’d throw in a few products to show you how awesome it is.