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See Your Home in a New Light With the 11 Best Floor Lamps

Good lighting works like magic. Think about it: The best floor lamps have the power to completely change not only the look of a room—altering the appearance of paint, fabrics, finishes, and more—but an entire mood with the mere flick of a switch. When chosen well, they can turn a cramped den into an intimate reading nook or make a windowless home office feel expansive.
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Before and After: A Smart Layout Change Makes This Kitchen’s Cook Space Twice as Big

When you move into a new place, it can often take a while before you’re able to take on a hefty renovation thanks to the time and money involved. Homeowner Katie and her family had been in their house for five years without making any major changes to the kitchen, which she says needed a lot of work. “There was minimal storage and no counter space, so a few IKEA trips got us a high table for additional counter space and some storage cabinets,” she says.

IKEA includes furniture salvaged from the garbage in its catalog

The overwhelming success that IKEA has had is due, amongst different issues, to the undeniable fact that it has made the world of ornament accessible to all forms of pockets. The low price of its articles makes many shoppers haven’t any drawback disposing of them once they break to purchase new ones.
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Why the utility room has become the most desirable room in the home

In recent years, as open-plan kitchen and living rooms have become the norm, a separate utility space where you can hide the workings of family life has become increasingly desirable, and the pandemic has only intensified the appeal. The humble laundry room has taken up the mantle as one of the most coveted rooms in the house; so much so, Pinterest has seen a 35 per cent increase in searches year-on-year.

Simba Hybrid Luxe review: an investment in the best night's sleep

It is hard not to have very high expectations when testing a premium mattress like the Simba Hybrid Luxe. Even more so when the brand consistently makes it onto lists recommending the best mattresses around and has 'Best Buy' awards from Which?. Like similar mattress in a box brands, Simba...
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Check out these Oxford homes on the market

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: Welcome home to this lovely, well kept 4 bedroom home!! It is the perfect starter home and still has the new home feel! Downstairs
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IKEA x Sonos SYMFONISK Picture Frame Wi-Fi Speaker is a smart piece of art for your home

Fill more rooms of your home with music when you have the IKEA x Sonos SYMFONISK Picture Frame Wi-Fi Speaker. This gadget is both a speaker and picture frame in one. So you can hang it on the wall or place it on the floor without taking up valuable space. What’s more, you can use it as the only speaker in a room or connect it to an existing SYMFONISK or Sonos product. And you’ll love having this modern photo frame in your home since it blends in with your other decorative items. Furthermore, the SYMFONISK Picture Frame is easy to set up, and the device works with AirPlay 2. Compatible with Spotify Connect, you can stream your favorite music to this speaker from your Spotify app. Moreover, this smart accessory is compatible with IKEA Home Smart and the Sonos app.
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Before and After: These IKEA Shelves Look Like Custom Built-Ins (for a Fraction of the Cost)

We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. When Erica and Chris Ashe were house hunting, Erica (@chitownhouse) knew what her dream home looked like, but the problem was, it didn’t really exist in Chicago. “Anything that came sort of close was a ‘new build’ and was easily 30 percent more costly for the same amount of space, and it still was not exactly what I wanted,” she says.

IKEA Made a Tiny House!

IKEA, the Swedish Company famous for its DIY-friendly furniture and flat-pack approach, recently began offering a ready-made housing solution using sustainable materials. Their version of a tiny house adapts to any climate or location, providing an affordable option for people looking to build a home or explore living off the grid.

10 Highly-Rated Duvet Covers On Amazon For A Great Night’s Sleep

All products and services featured are independently selected by Forbes Vetted contributors and editors. When you make a purchase through links on this page, we may earn a commission. Learn more. A duvet cover is the easiest, quickest and most economical way to give your bedroom a style refresh. Like...
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Trend-spotting at High Point Furniture Market

The June High Point Furniture Market wasn’t just a return to group events, it was a celebration of style, as designers and manufacturers alike splurged on new collections. Plenty of new faces and names — including “Property Brothers” Drew and Jonathan Scott (Scott Brothers Global) — revealed expansive collections, and manufacturers launched furnishings for every room in a wider variety of price points, including some intended for a younger audience — millennials — and smaller scaled for those living in big-city lofts and apartments.
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Helping refugees find work isn’t just a humanitarian effort. It’s good for business

Subscribe to Fortune Daily to get essential business stories straight to your inbox each morning. As the world marks World Refugee Day on June 20, nearly 80 million people are forcibly displaced around the world—the vast majority in low- and middle-income countries. Now more than ever, companies need to show that refugee integration is both good business and good for society.
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5 Popular Retail Chain Stores That Boise Wants Right Now

Well, this was an accident when I posted up on Facebook this week. There was no real reason when I posted this question but received over 100 comments. I posted a question that was simple, "What store is missing that would make your life easier or happier? Don't hold back!"

The World’s Greatest (Worst?) Misers

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon. Castbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon. Have you ever known someone who was really cheap? Like they would wear clothes until they disintegrated? Or they would never pick up the tab? Or maybe they are horrible tippers?

Ikea fined over $ 1 million in France for spying on customers and workers

Information collected by Ikea executives included details about the people’s lifestyles and any prior criminal convictions they had. Ikea, the famous furniture and home goods store, will have to pay Є1.1 million euros (about $ 1.3 million) in fines and damages after a French court finds the company guilty of spying on workers.