In bedroom, it's all about effective storage solutions. It is important to think about wardrobe, but smaller things can be put away in a chest of drawers to easily access them any time. SONGERSAND chest of drawers will fit in many interiors with its classic design.
This time, IKEA team faces the challenge of turning a bedroom/living room/workspace combination into a wellness oasis for a woman who would like to have a room just for her after many years taking care of others. Interior designer Līva will dedicate all her skill to convert the rather old-fashioned room. Its owner Laila cannot wait to finally have her own private space.
The holiday-inspired VÄRMER collection consists of beautiful, timeless and functional pieces of furniture and winter accessories designed for all kinds of celebrations, but above all, for being together. VÄRMER is here to make you and your loved ones feel even more at home – connecting to memories and traditions, cooking, eating, socializing, unwinding and relaxing.
The home makeover doesn't have to cost a lot. Sometimes all you need to fight the outside darkness and cold is some candles, new textiles, or more cosy colours inside.
Meet Jūlija and Edgars – a couple leading a harmonious life in the quiet village of Upeslejas, in an apartment they bought about 10 years ago and have owned ever since. As both are great travellers, at some point there was a hard decision to be taken – to return to Latvia or to stay and live somewhere else. At the end, they decided to come back. As they returned, they saw that the daily wear and tear had taken its toll on the interior and decided to give it a fresh start. However, it proved to be not easy and the kitchen was an especially sore point.
Your kitchen is the heart of your home. How it performs and how it looks are two important factors. Even though doors and drawer fronts are the main style decision you make when updating your kitchen, don’t forget to pay attention to other important details that can make your kitchen more functional, efficient and sustainable.
This time, we visit a family in one of Rigas' satellite towns – Baloži. Here, a family of five – Tamāra, Edvīns, Kristiāna, Kristofers and baby Gabriela is at home. The family has lived in this same apartment for several years already and the love and care that goes into their home is visible in every detail. Even so, there are thigs that seem to have gone from temporary solutions to permanent ones – mostly because of lack of time. Now, the family is ready for a change – they wish to transform their living room to make a multifunctional space for the whole family.
When many people share one home, it's all about compromising. Each family member has different needs and dreams, but a living room still has to be a place for everyone to feel truly comfortable and at home. Spacious rooms are great for creating a comfortable environment for the whole family, but space is something many homes lack. Still, with smart solutions and storage it is possible to feel good even in small spaces.
This weeks adventure is the transformation of a tiny bedroom in the home of a new family: parents Santa un Ilmārs, their baby boy Frederiks and Bonny, the cat. The room needed a professional touch in making it a relaxing hideaway and a love nest for the parents only. IKEA interior designer Renāte is up for the challenge of a cosy very-small-space-living.
The true beauty of home furnishing is the diversity of our customers, as well as diverse tastes and sense of style. Also the financial reach of households vary. Therefore no bedroom is alike. IKEA interior designers suggest starting furnishing by asking oneself questions. Light of dark? With a wardrobe or chests of drawers? Is the room just for sleeping? Before shopping, think through the layout of the entire room and measure it well.
This time, the team of "Manas mājas ar IKEA" will visit a family in Jelgava – the largest town in the region of Zemgale, famous for its beautiful castle and the ancient heritage as the former capital of Duchy of Courland. Here, the large Ozoliņš family is at home, and the daughters have decided to surprise their parents by transforming their living room before the couples' golden wedding anniversary. This has to be done without the main heroes' knowing anything before the arrival of Normunds and the designer. Will the surprise be welcome? Will there be enough space to fulfil the parents' dream of a large dining table for the whole family? Will the mother have place for her beloved puzzles and the father – a comfortable corner for cosy moments in front of the TV? Let's find out!
As owner as home. The living room is the one room in a home most often seen by guests and its interior is the one to determine the first impressions of guests about the inhabitants. The living room is the place to express your personality and to show your most valued possessions. The smaller the space, the more thought has to be given about which furniture to choose so the room does not look cluttered and everything has its own place.
Meet the first heros of the TV project “Manas mājas ar IKEA”. In the family of four, the children room needed rearranging for it was suitable for one, but now it has to be a multifuctional living space for two. The girls' room in the making. IKEA interior designer Ieva is always full of ideas, and she is up for the task.
Children’s room is for children. It is a safe haven, where magic and high dreams are born. Although, parents take the role of safety consultants, they should give their kids a chance to speak out and toss around ideas of their perfect room. A larger room for one can be divided into designated functional zones – a proper area for each activity, and, preferably, a separate lighting. In case of a shared room, increase a chance of peace in this room by making an personal area for each of the children.
Every Wednesday Channel TV3 will air the new TV programme “Manas mājas ar IKEA” full of interior ideas. Be the witness of the interior magic powers of the IKEA interior designers, who will reveal interior design tips and tricks and will show how to put those to use at your home.
When you move into a shared space how do you feel like you belong? Or that it’s a place to call home?
The latest Life at Home report reveals five emotional needs we have to make us feel at home in a space, including belonging – the need to feel part of a group and accepted for who we are. It’s the idea at the root of this apartment, made for three friends to share. There are communal spaces, designed to bring them together, and private pods for when they need time apart.
Step into a seven-person family apartment full of flexible solutions that help the family create a happy balance between their togetherness and (definitely sometimes necessary) solitude.
At IKEA, we are constantly striving to cut costs without compromising quality. This time, we have some good news for those willing to upgrade their bedroom. From now on, we offer the same good quality of your favourite bed frames, bedlinen and bedroom accessories at even better prices.
15 square meter home has plenty of room for everything, from comfortable work to quality sleep. Is it hard to believe? Let us welcome you to a creative one-room apartment with a bedroom, home office, kitchen and wardrobe in one.
Welcome to a home of three colourful personalities: two first-formers and their mother. Although this family's home is quite small, it is full of inspiring and space-saving solutions. Check them out!
Take a first look at the latest IKEA catalogue, with new products to spark joy, smart solutions to make home life run smoother, and ideas based on needs uncovered in the IKEA Life at Home survey! Plus, we’re all invited to boost our wellbeing.
This season, stop putting up with the things that don’t work for you! Make your bedroom a better place to wake up with bright colours and even brighter design ideas.
Moving can seem fun and exciting, but creating a home that feels truly yours can be a challenge. Especially in a temporary place with strict rules. See how you can turn a space into a home – even if you can’t paint or drill.
We know, we know, it’s hard to come back to your books. That is why IKEA did its’ best that learning would be fun like never before. A must have attributes: desk designed by your own needs, colorful and smart chair, world saving lamp, backpack created by you like no other and much more! So we guess now you can’t wait to get back to business?
New season promises different new beginnings for each one of us: somebody starts new year in school, leaves parents’ home, or moves to a new place. Though thrilling, changes usually come with a dash of worry. This is why it is so important to have a cozy and safe place, where you could rest your body and mind and so to prepare for challenges, brought by every new day. And so IKEA comes to help in order to make your living space into a real home in ways, affordable to everyone. And no dramatic changes are required here.
Moving to another home is always a change – it’s the fresh start of something new. Wherever life will take you next, the OMBYTE collection will be there to make moving out a bit easier, less stressful and more fun. All the products are designed to be practical and useful for all those that need to pack and unpack. And if you decide to never unpack? It’s OK – you can still use them as part of your home.
If your apartment has a balcony, it can be used as an additional room for storing, hobby, meals, family time or even an all-in-one. Just like on this balcony in Ziepniekkalns in Riga: just a storage space before the makeover done by IKEA designer.
Today, IKEA and TV3 are launching a joint project "Home ideas with IKEA". IKEA interior designers will transform ten rooms of different homes or a small business space for free. The process of makeover will be turn into a show of 10 episodes, with interior designers showing real examples of home renovation and sharing practical interior design tips. Everyone, who want to participate and be considered for the makeover is invited to fill out the application form at link.
Terraces come in many different shapes and forms in Latvia. Irregular or regular floor plan, big and small, distant cousins of balconies, open or roofed spaces beside a house. As different as they are, there are lots of possible solutions. This time, IKEA designer remade a terrace in Bauska, turning it into an aesthetic and functional place for garden parties or leisure time for two.
Get inspired by our simple tips on how to beat the heat at home without resorting to energy-draining fans or air conditioners.
The first balcony redecorated in the IKEA balcony makeover project was a loggia in Jugla, owned by a young woman named Elīza. She lives in an apartment near the busy Brīvības Street together with her sister and two cats.
Let us introduce you to the first glamping in the Baltic states featuring IKEA furniture and accessories! It’s settled in the WakeWay wakepark near the Nemėžis lake, just a few minutes drive from Vilnius.
Would you like to visit the Blue Coast? Take a well-deserved break and see how you can find the real vacation feeling without leaving your home. Sometimes, a short escape from daily routine (whether it is a couple of hours or just a few minutes) is all you need to come back relaxed and happy.
Whether or not you consider yourself as being creative, surrounding yourself with positive artwork will provide you with a huge dose of inspiration - every day. We have a huge assortment of ready-to-hang prints and matching frames to complement them with. So come and find your perfect pair!
You may not have tons of time to spend decorating your home, but that doesn’t mean it needs to be short on style. In fact, when it comes to using flowers and vases as décor, you really don’t need to do much; a bit of nature is the easiest way to perk up a space and the simplest presentation delivers a powerful punch of beauty.
There’s an undeniable strength in plants. Not only are they lovely to look at, but they also help to improve the air quality in your home and lend a unique sense of calm. Basically, they’re a super simple way to care for your family and the planet, and who can say no to that? So we say, the more the better!
Every plant is one of a kind, just like your home. And for those with a creative spirit and an urge to play with their décor, flowers can open up a whole new world. So gather your favourites on a sideboard or a few plant stands and let your imagination take the wheel.
Would you like to improve air quality, find calm, and refresh your home without spending loads of time decorating? Welcome and wow friends all at once with the help of your favourite blooms and greenery. Here are some simple plant ideas to give you and your table setting a refreshing green boost.
Send your everyday plans on vacation and go looking for romantic nature adventures. Instead of sharing the sun in crowded resorts, try finding a secret spot on the beach where all sandy area belongs only to you. Take a couple of lightweight sun loungers and colourful parasol to protect yourself from the sun (or the rain), and feel sandy tickles on your feet. When the best company travels together, there is no need to worry about the weather!
Dinner in white also known as Dîner en Blanc is a worldwide event originated in Paris. It is a gathering of white-dressed people in a public space, where they set up a temporary, chic dining area. Would you like to take part in a pop-up outdoor celebration like this? See how you can do your own take.
Graduating soon? You don’t need a restaurant or a countryside homestead to throw a party with your classmates – let’s turn a city parking into a feast that everyone will remember.
Summer celebration, birthday party, graduation, or a movie night with friends? No matter what plans you have for a weekend, all the entertainment including luxurious restaurant, free solarium, private cinema and more, will easily fit the backyard of your home.
Having a nicely set up terrace is an opportunity to have a small vacation moment every day, says musician and mom Māra Upmane-Holšteine. IKEA designer Rita Rimke helped her with designing the terrace of her new home – turning it from an empty corner with contrasting orange columns into a colorful and vivid place for relaxing.
Planning your next summer cookout? KORVMOJ veggie hot dogs, full of plant-based goodness, are now available to buy in the Swedish Food Market. Take home a pack and try these tasty recipes.
Darcel Disappoints, the witty alter-ego of designer Craig Redman, is the star of new IKEA collaboration, FÖRNYAD. With stationery, desks, stools, rugs and more it has everything you need to update your study.
IKEA invites the Latvia’s inhabitants to apply for the free of charge balcony make over. 3 balconies or terraces will be selected and then fully equipped with IKEA furniture and accessories. The goal of the make over is to inspire the Latvian people to create for themselves the everyday vacation moment at home.
The midday sun is calling you to get away from the office for a short lunch with your colleagues. After all, the short coffee break that the Swedes call "fika" is a great plan to relax together, even when coffee is not included. Here is the trio of friends working together who decided to exchange the air conditioner into the windy air and went to the city park instead of visiting the nearest café or restaurant. Come and join them!
Meet the new limited edition collection of the “IKEA Art Event 2019” rugs created by eight contemporary artists. These art pieces are a mash-up between age-old rug techniques and the worlds of avantgarde fashion, tattoo art and sculptural objects.
The best thing about being retired is that you have all the time (ocean of time) in the world for yourself – no more Monday stress, just a good rest and travelling. Victoria’s the most amazing journey has happened just after retirement, when she moved to live to her grown-up kids. Now every weekend is a long-awaited vacation: when several generations gather on their cozy terrace, it is like ships arriving at their homeport.
Let us introduce you a couple of town dwellers who have been admiring nature all their lives. Exploring the city and its architecture is something they can do anytime they want but to leave the concrete jungle for the real one – that has never happened before. But now when their grownup children moved from home, the couple returned to their forgotten hobbies: he is into fishing and collecting rods and she enjoys gardening. Finally, it’s a dream come true – exotic nature destination is only few steps away and it takes nothing to visit it.
A funny trip with friends or evening just for two? When you have a large terrace, you can choose both. Hot food, fresh air and good friends in the daytime and the perfect romantic time after the sun sets. Just like this couple did!
Have you ever dreamed about a resort, that you can visit anytime? The girls renting an apartment in Old Town created their own hot travel destination – a personal resort in their balcony, where sun, laughter and heat are always on the list (you can ask their neighbours if you have doubts). Morning coffee and long evening talking about everything what comes on mind make this place even hotter.
Have you ever dreamed about a true adventure with your children? That is what grandparents have planned for the upcoming celebration with their grandchildren. It is not the first adventurous Easter party at their home, but it is going to be very special this year.
Celebrating the Easter in your own apartment? While preparing an impressive menu, try to surprise your loved ones and friends with an inspiring table setting, too. Invite fresh colours and fill your home with springtime mood - it is easier than you might think.
If pomp is not your plan for this Easter, start your festive day with a cosy breakfast (with your parents, friends or even just the two of you). How to set the table in a 'homely' and relaxed style? Just follow these seven tips of IKEA interior designers.
Six fun and simple ideas for a greener spring (and you don’t need a garden).
Designed to build bridges not walls, a unique collaboration saw designers from five African countries and IKEA take a fresh perspective on creating. The result is ÖVERALLT, a new collection of furniture, tableware and textiles that encourage us to reach out and connect with each other.
Blue is this season’s coolest colour, bringing a breath of fresh air indoors. Combine this pick of favourite blue buys with natural materials for a feel-good new look.
TÄNKVÄRD is a beautiful new range of textiles, glassware and furniture designed to celebrate craftsmanship and make you feel good. Made using natural, sustainably-sourced materials, these are pieces you’ll love for a long time. Read on to see what’s in store…
An unexpected party? Relax, delicious snacks are just a few minutes away. Just make some burgers with chicken meatballs, put them on a big LÄMPLIG chopping board, so everyone can help themselves, sit back and enjoy the time with your friends.
Make a Sunday brunch just for yourself and enjoy a late morning meal with something new. A wrap with our delicious veggie balls is a great start for a day of sunshine and relaxing.
A romantic evening without hassle? IKEA meatballs is the right choice. Whip up a dinner for two in no time and add expression to your table setting with colourful FÄRGRIK dinnerware and beautifully ornate FLIMRA glassware.
Soup with meatballs is a great for families with kids, kids just adore this meal. Soup with meatbals is a simple and tasty choice for the whole family and it can be prepared without spending much time.
Get the bigger balcony you've always wanted. No matter how small your balcony may be, secondary storage solutions help you combine efficient storage for anything from your bike to sports equipment, record collection, flowers or gardening tools with a space you can still use to relax and hang out in.
From soft toys to furniture that grows together with your child, we always like to take the child's perspective. For many years, we have developed thoroughly tested products that stimulate children's play, movement, and creativity, which all leads to one result - a safe, cheerful and inspiring children's room!
We think that little things can make a difference to your everyday. Like knowing all your electronic chargers are in one place, your keys are exactly where they should be and you never have to search for a missing sock at 6am. We have storage solutions for all the small stuff, so you can just get on with your day.
Let’s face it: the more comfortable you are in your bed, the better-quality sleep you’ll get. While we all have different wants and needs when it comes to the perfect bedtime set-up, the same factors will help everyone create theirs.
Determined to combat the clutter? Start with the bedroom. If you have a non-standard room (living in an open space or sharing a bedroom with children), you will definitely need non-standard storage solutions. Our flexible and easy-to-move clothes racks, shelving units and other storage heroes might just be the answer to your daily routines and organising resolutions.
Dark or bright, big or small, set up in a living room or in the attic – whatever your bedroom is, with musts like a mattress and bed linen to helpers like curtains and a nightstand, you can tailor-make a space so energising you’ll skip that morning coffee. However, if you feel that your bedroom could be a little bit better, the upcoming spring is a great time for change.
Upgrade your bathroom without getting the power tools out thanks to the new range of TISKEN suction accessories, and use the smart new RABBLA moisture-proof boxes to add extra storage when space is limited.
Sleep in style! Here we show two completely different ways to spruce up your bedroom for spring – and what you need to create each look.
Meet the upcoming spring and bring some new colours to your life and home. This year, rely on pastel palette and minimalism: apply the GODMORGON furniture to your bathroom, discover the PLATSA storage solutions for bedroom, and fill up your heart with freedom and peace.
If upgrading the bathroom is your resolution for this year, IKEA can help you implement it without spending much money or time. Start from small alterations, such as EKOLN bathroom accessories or a new bright-coloured bath towel.
BILLY is more than storage, it’s a chance at self-expression that makes each bookcase as unique as its owner. As BILLY turns 40, celebrate with new colours and accessories.
With springtime just around the corner, most of us want to change the mood of our homes. So we are here to share bundles of ideas that are bold, functional affordable, and easy to apply.