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MyKea: An Excellent Way to Personalize Your IKEA Purchases!

Posted on Nov 1, 2011 by 5 Comments

Several years ago, my daughter and I went on a 10-day trip to Europe. We had a fabulous time visiting with a close friend of mine who was living in Germany while her husband served our country. During our stay we visited several countries and had our first encounter with IKEA.

Now, at the time, I had no idea that there was an IKEA so close to my own home (like, two hours close). So when we went to the ginormous store, I did crazy amounts of shopping and ended up bringing home a boatload of stuff. In fact, looking back, I probably should have just shipped it all home, rather than checking it as luggage. But whatever, hindsight is 20/20, right?

And while I love the prices and eclectic nature of IKEA, my one complaint has to do with how plain most of their furniture is. The styling is very cute, but the basic furniture is very plain and simple. So I’ve often wanted to spice up the pieces we have from them. Read more…