If you couldn’t tell from my name (Anna Sundman!), I’m Swedish by heritage–my family actually comes from Småland.  For Ikea-goers, this may register as the wonderfully convenient play area at which you drop your kids off–but it’s also where the company’s founder Ingvar Kamprad was born.  I travelled to Sweden a few years ago, but alas it was before my decorating days!  I shudder to

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My dining room chairs & FOTO pendant light are dying to be painted gold. - Something about gold paint elevates your decor

Night table can serve as a makeup table. Place close to a window for better lighting.

This vanity is actually an Ikea Hack - Kristen Kerr had her dad spray paint a plain white Ikea Malm dressing table a high gloss gray then paired it with a brass mirror from - from design sponge - Daily Home Decorations

Ikea Malm occasional table hack -- you can't paint Ikea furniture, but you can cover it in wallpaper! Amazing, raffia textured wallpaper! WIN.

Monochrome tray and perfume bottle display can add elegance to vanities in bedrooms or baths

37 Clever Ways To Organize Your Entire Life With Ikea

37 Clever Ways To Organize Your Entire Life With Ikea

Storage solution: Stock cabinets from Ikea with added hardware and marble top to dress it up.

Love the circles in hollywood regency style / Peter Fallico via Style at Home! Black circles mirrors, Hollywood regency white cabinet, lamps, white canisters and tan walls paint design design