Archive for the ‘IKEA Furniture’ Category

iKitchens, Etc Wins 2013 Coty Award for IKEA Kitchen

Monday, February 4th, 2013 by Susan


Huge congrats to IKEAFANS member ikitchensetc, owner of iKitchens, Etc. on winning the 2013 COTY award for the NorthEast region for this gorgeous LIDINGO White IKEA Kitchen. Read on for the project description, more photos, and how to see more of iKitchen’s work! Read the rest of this entry »

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1840 Farmhouse Kitchen

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 by A of K

Yes, it’s IKEA! With a lot of clever planning, a few modifications and a gorgeous slate to work with, IKEAFANS member Brickman House has put together a fantabulous IKEA kitchen. A combination of LIDINGO white and TIDAHOLM black brown coupled with NUMERAR countertops (died with India Ink on the perimeter) creates a showcase kitchen in this 19th century farmhouse. Click through to see more pictures, and to find out where to learn more about this kitchen.

Editor’s Note: This is an oldie but goodie, originally published in September 11, 2010. Enjoy!

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Screw this! No, really.

Thursday, June 14th, 2012 by Susan

akurum-pullout-template-screw-placementIKEA Fans member, Keithisconfuseden (who is building his own house btw, go Keith!), posted the picture above with a plaintive cry, “This can’t possibly be right!” Well, Keith – you’re wrong. BUT, you’re not alone. Read on to find out how the implausible is totally and completely plausible.  Read the rest of this entry »

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The Accidental Appliance

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 by Susan

The Microwave Oven Infographic brought to you by IKEA’s The Kitchen
Click for full-size

1945 Dr. Percy Spencer, a self-taught engineer accidentally melts a chocolate bar in his pocket while testing a new vacuum tube called the magnetron.

Sounds to me like Dr. Spencer could have used a lead pocket protector, but whatever — bless him, because on that fateful day in 1945, little could he have known that the microwave oven was born. Yes, the microwave – that ubiquitous kitchen countertop small appliance that’s in over 92% of households surveyed and, according to a Yankelovich Monitor study, is considered indispensable by 75% of us (second only to the automobile!), was discovered by accident. Oops!

Did you know?
62%
of all microwave
ovens live on
the countertop

We like to think of it as serendipity, and if serendipity is defined as good luck, well then…it’s a great day! Hear this: this infographic is brought to you by IKEA’s The Kitchen exclusively for IKEAFANS.com (w00t!). Check them out for tons of great kitchen planning tips ideas, and watch for more from our new content partner from the UK – IKEAs The Kitchen!

Find out what our favorite thing to do with a microwave is (other than installing the microwave undercounter!) inside…
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Unique IKEA Kitchen Design? It doesn’t Yurt!

Monday, May 7th, 2012 by Susan

IKEA Kitchen in a Yurt Dwelling

Or does it?  A question, yes, but really more of a challenge:  Can YOU help create a more well rounded design?

We usually blog about awesome projects that our members have completed and shared with the community, but this time we’d like to be a bit more “rounded” in our coverage.  This time we bring you an awesomely unique project that’s still in the design stages.  Join the community in helping juniper232 bring life to a dream kitchen in the round!

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