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These Ikea Items Are Cheaper Than They Were 30 Years Ago. Here's Why. | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.16.2015 | HuffPost Home

It's been 30 years since Ikea, beloved, low-cost furniture retailer to the masses, opened in the United States. While many of the designs look freakis...

The 21 Emotional Stages Of A Trip To Ikea

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 05.06.2015 | HuffPost Home

Going on a trip to Ikea is like going on a highly anticipated date. You've done your online stalking, your expectations are insanely unrealistic, and ...

The Unexpected Thing You Can Now Buy At IKEA

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 09.15.2014 | HuffPost Home

If you visit us here at HuffPost Home even on occasion, you know we hold two things in high regard: Our (unapologetic) love for IKEA -- because, well,...

How To Kill It at IKEA, As Told by a Professional Assembler and Personal Shopper

Brad Hines | Posted 11.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Brad Hines

As a personal shopper and IKEA furniture assembler on Taskrabbit, I am no stranger to purchasing and assembling the popular quasi-disposable-but-oddly-cheery furniture. Here are my conclusions, that I wish I'd known a long time ago.

The 7 People You'll Meet At Every IKEA

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.11.2014 | HuffPost Home

Shopping at IKEA is a rite of passage, a compromise or a carefully-considered decision. If you're within glaring distance of a skyline, you've shopped...

18 Ikea Items We've All Owned But Would Rather Forget

Posted 07.19.2016 | HuffPost Home

Ahh, IKEA. The one place every twentysomething goes so they can fill their most precious living quarters with affordable furnishings...that all of the...

7 Things You Didn't Know You Could Get At IKEA

Posted 02.17.2014 | HuffPost Home

You know you can always count on IKEA for meatballs and reasonably-priced sofas. But the Swedish company has gradually expanded their offerings to go ...

6 Reasons IKEA Is the Ideal Setting for a Zombie Movie

Julien Smith | Posted 09.04.2013 | Comedy
Julien Smith

1. No Ikea in the world has any reception. If you are inside Ikea, no one outside Ikea can hear you scream. Is your loved one further down in the maze? Or maybe you missed them somehow and they're behind you? In an Ikea, who f@#$ing knows.

"The Only Sensible Way To Buy Furniture"?

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.01.2013 | HuffPost Home

We respectfully disagree.

This Studio Apartment Won't Look This Way For Long...

Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Editor's Note: This article contains advice that worked for one homeowner. Your home decor preferences and floor plan layout may vary. The Homeowne...

A Quick And Stylish Solution For These Bare Walls

Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

The Homeowners: Deena and Daniel Rosenberg The Dilemma: The walls that line staircases are perfect for displaying photographs. However, the stairca...

How A Bedroom Closet Went From Chaotic To Organized

Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

The Homeowner: Michelle Fais The Dilemma: Fais' bedroom came with a big closet, but it was packed to the corners with clothing. There was also a dr...

A Small Bedroom Gets Big Style On A Budget

Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

The Homeowner: Danica Cary The Dilemma: Cary is a young twentysomething just starting out with her first real place, which she shares with a roomma...

"What Matters Are Your Values, Not Your Education"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business
Elisabeth Braw

Around the world IKEA is synonymous with cheap, trendy furniture. What's behind the company's success?

This Bare Dining Room Gets A Simple And Elegant Makeover

Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

The Dilemma: A formal dining room is often an overlooked and underused space in the home. Even though it's a more formal space, it doesn't have to be ...

What's Up With Ikea Shipping Prices?

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

When we rounded up our favorite online IKEA products, several readers brought up a major concern: Additional shipping costs that are more expensive th...

You Won't Believe This Incredible Basement Makeover

Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

The Homeowners: Cynthia Shipman and Brian Green. The Dilemma: Brian and Cynthia's new house had a basement with a built-in bar. Normally, this woul...

You Won't Believe This Amazing Living Room Makeover

Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

The Homeowners: Cynthia Shipman and Brian Green. The Dilemma: Although there was a lot of potential for this spacious living room to be a great gat...

Tight-fisted Ikea Billionaire Drives 15-Year-Old Volvo, Assembles Own Furniture

Daily Mail | Lucy Ballinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In his faded coat, tinted prescription glasses and scuffed shoes, he looks like just another pensioner scraping by on a tight budget. But the man pic...