Customise Your Ikea Kitchen

custom made grey doors for an ikea kitchen from superfront
superfront besta cupboard front for Ikea We're all familiar with the concept of the Ikea hack, a design phenomenon that is even supported by the store itself, but until now it has been mainly about DIY versions. I know people who have repainted their doors, or even had new ones made and spray painted. I

Save or Splurge : Brass and Glass Coffee Tables

I'd like to think that by the time you read this we will have had a call about the delivery of the new sofa. We won't. It's supposed to be here in the week ending 11 July. He thinks it will come at 6pm that day. I think it will be late. We'll see who

Objects Of Design #94: Raskog Kitchen Trolley

  With a name like that it can only come from one place. Yes, it's that giant Swedish shop that is so well known for its fabulous prices and often great design. This trolley comes in this rather stunning shade of turquoise and would sit happily in either kitchen or bathroom depending on your needs.

Objects Of Design #83: Glass Bauble Tealight holder

  hang them on the trees for a magical effect There's nothing like a bit of candlelight for a gorgeous al fresco dinner. Hang a few of these from the nearest tree bush, bit of trellis and  away you go. Instant atmosphere and, finally, the perfect use for that giant bag of tealights you bought

Mad About . . . Singin’ The Blues

Blue is the colour this season, from the delicate pastel shades seen on the catwalk to the deep signature blue of Italian designer Paola Navone. It's a colour that is so rich and deep that it will make your heart sing every time you see it. From furniture to tiles, glassware to tables, it's everywhere

Objects Of Design #68: Solvinden Table Lamp

  I have long been a fan of the idea of bringing the outdoors in and this lamp reverses that idea to take the indoors out. So, while we're in Ikea why not buy these and create an outdoor sitting room with comfy chairs and lamps that look like they belong in the house. These

Objects Of Design #67: Ikea PS Vago

  Garden furniture can be ear-bleedingly expensive but every now and then you come across something that manages to be both stylish and affordable. This is that. It stacks for easy storage, there's a hole in the seat for water drainage, it's plastic so you can wipe it down with a cloth AND it's comfortable

Objects Of Design #64: Dining Set

Right, so we're all agreed that grey is the most modern of the neutrals and this Falster aluminium set with a powder coating will look great in any garden. Dress it up with acid bright cushions or tableware or keep it Scandi simple with black and white accessories. This set includes the two chairs and