Storage Cubbies Ikea

Storage Cubbies Ikea

Expedit, we hardly knew ye. Ikea recently announced that the popular shelving system is not long for this world, and the internet responded with rage. But there's a really good reason for Ikea to get rid of Expedit. And in fact, it's not really going away at all.
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Storage Cubbies Ikea

Now, let's look at Kallax. Ikea reports that the internal dimensions of the system are exactly the same as Expedit—so Kallax will still fit your vinyl collection just fine. So what's changing? The thickness of the wide outer edge that makes Expedit so distinctive. It seems like a minuscule change to us, but it's not. Sales numbers for Expedit aren't public, but we know that Ikea sells some 41 million similar Billy bookcases a year.
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Storage Cubbies Ikea

If Ikea can cut even a centimeter of wood on each of those products, it will save massively on material costs. It's also going to help them make good on their claim of sustainability. Right now, 25 percent of Ikea wood is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (though, as one commenter points out, the certification was recently thrown into question). Last year, they pledged to increase that number to 50 percent within five years. And when you're selling hundreds of millions of products a year, even the smallest savings count.
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Storage Cubbies Ikea

Believe it or not, this TV console is a kitchen cabinet from IKEA. Those designs are simply pushpins. Now if that doesn’t get your mind whirling, I don’t know what will! Just think of all the IKEA dressers and shelves and consoles and everything that you could use pushpins to decorate. (via Signed By Tina)
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Storage Cubbies Ikea

Affordable sideboards can be difficult to find, but not when IKEA comes into play. This gorgeous modern sideboard is made up of IKEA cabinets mounted low with a black wooden top. Just a little work and you can have this in your dining room by dinner, shopping trip included. (via Made By Girl)
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Storage Cubbies Ikea

When you can hack a piece of furniture to match your midcentury decor instead of buying the same piece for a billion bucks, that’s the way we like it. And that’s exactly what happened to these simple IKEA bookshelves. With an addition of doors and legs, you’d never know it was an IKEA hack. (via Petite Apartment)
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Storage Cubbies Ikea

If there is one thing that every home could have more of, it’s storage. Whether you live in a closet-less apartment or a large home with some real “problem” areas, most of us wouldn’t refuse another box or basket. So when we think about those areas that need some organizing, IKEA is a good place to start looking for materials. Their classic and modern pieces are easily customized to fit your own organizing needs. Take a look at these 20 storage hacks and say goodbye to your problem areas in your home.
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Storage Cubbies Ikea

This clever upcycle magically creates entry storage where there once was none. Tucked into a corner, it offers spots for hanging coats and purses, while a box (hacked out of shelving) hides clutter.Get the tutorial at IKEA Hackers »
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Bookshelves are good for so many things; holding books, keeping plants, storing odds and ends. Using a bookshelf to make up for a lack of pantry space is just another wonderful option. Since IKEA’s bookshelves come in so many sizes, it’s easy to find one that will work for your space. Then all you have to do is start your glass storage jar collection. (via Remodelista)
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Have you ever thought about nightstands? They can be terribly inconvenient storage wise. Usually there is a stack of books, at least one charging cable, a candle, maybe a box of tissues, a bottle of lotion… I could go on. Switch out your cluttered nightstand for IKEA’s Raskog cart and you’ll gain mobility as well as lots of shelving space. (via The Everygirl)
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IKEA’s uber popular Hemnes line features a classic style, allowing each individual piece to come together beautifully in an entryway. Here, a bookcase, TV unit, and wall bridging shelf sync up to create a custom built-in unit.
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IKEA’s uber popular Hemnes line features a classic style, allowing each individual piece to come together beautifully in an entryway. Here, a bookcase, TV unit, and wall bridging shelf sync up to create a custom built-in unit.Get the tutorial at Golden Boys & Me »
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This skinny shelf offers enough space for nine (!) hooks so you’ll never find anyone’s jacket on the floor. Plus, the ledge on top provides a nook for keys, mail, or even art.See more at IKEA Share Space »
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Ikea says it's replacing Expedit with a new line of shelving, called Kallax, beginning in April. The furor over the decision has been swift—especially from vinyl collectors, amongst whom Expedit is something of a cult item. In fact, there's even a 20,000-person strong Facebook page devoted to saving the easily-stackable shelves.
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Still, it's sad to see Expedit proper go. As the proud owner of one unit, it's by far the most photogenic shelf I've ever owned (see below). Drop your own images in the comments—who knows, maybe Ikea will change its mind.
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Update: Ikea has released images of Kallax, and it looks pretty damn nice. The company also comments that the surface will be more scratch-resistant and more child-friendly, thanks to a slight corner bevel. Crucially, Kallax is described as “a new name” for Expedit.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by Dennybugjuice from Why did I wait so long! I finally purchased the Kallax for my sewing room, which was in desperate need of organizing. I was so pleased that I now have two. They take up much less floor space and hold lots more than the old dressers they replaced. Plus, folded fabric can be seen at a glance and fat quarters fit perfectly in the little drawers. Scraps and projects now live in colorful cubes. Thanks Ikea! Date published: 2017-05-25
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Sorry, this product is not for sale on our website or over the phone, check if it is available in your local store. Stock availability may not be accurate on IKEA Food items.
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One of the easiest hacks for a dresser by far is a new coat of paint and some new knobs. You’ll be amazed at the difference. Whether you paint it all over in a solid color or paint on a pattern, IKEA dressers are just ripe for the painting. And if you don’t prefer their knobs, exchanging them for your favorite will only take a minute. (via Camille Styles)
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Everyone has a pile of papers that contain receipts and phone numbers and reminders. With IKEA’s cork boards, you can unpile those papers and give them a fancy place to rest that’s easily accessible. Spruce up those plain boards with a bit of paint, using painters tape to make a pattern.
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You might already have these little baskets in your house, but even if that’s not the case, these IKEA baskets are super affordable and so is embroidery thread. Because that’s all you need to make these lovely wrapped baskets that would go perfectly in your bathroom. (via Tell Love and Chocolate)
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Casey is a freelance writer, wife, cat owner, houseplant collector and coffee drinker. She loves browsing Pinterest for new recipes and decorating ideas, and rearranging her many gallery walls. If you have a decorating problem, she’ll probably direct you to IKEA to fix it.
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Children’s storage furnitureStorage your kids can use for yearsWe may want them to stay small forever, but our children grow up. Fast! We believe their furniture should keep up with all the changes. Our children’s storage furniture is made to be used for years – with wardrobes that let you adjust the height of the clothes rails as your kid gets older, and cabinets where you can remove the changing tables once your little one is (finally) out of diapers.Secure it! Learn how to prevent furniture tip-over accidents HENSVIKWardrobe$99.00
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Children’s storage furnitureStorage your kids can use for yearsWe may want them to stay small forever, but our children grow up. Fast! We believe their furniture should keep up with all the changes. Our children’s storage furniture is made to be used for years – with wardrobes that let you adjust the height of the clothes rails as your kid gets older, and cabinets where you can remove the changing tables once your little one is (finally) out of diapers.Secure it! Learn how to prevent furniture tip-over accidents
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This clever upcycle magically creates entry storage where there once was none. Tucked into a corner, it offers spots for hanging coats and purses, while a box (hacked out of shelving) hides clutter.
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Forget the giant coat rack that always topples over. This horizontal option takes up zero floor space, but offers the same amount of storage. Oh, and did we mention the basket is the perfect spot to drop your keys so you never lose them?

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