IKEA


Here's a fresh find that you may like, especially with all the fantastic lacey doily goodies hitting stores everywhere. When I laid eyes on the IKEA PS Ekekull stool for only $13, my brain went into overdrive, considering possible ways to use it in my space since I don't need additional seating. One idea I had on a budget is to place a large vase on top with a beautiful branch extending out, something you can find at your local park. Look for a naked branch with extending arms for hanging little photos or small images using metal clip hooks (remove the clip with the little hook from the large ring and use the small hook to hang the clip from the branch). You can even purchase felt leaves from the craft store, the tiny ones used for scrapbooking, and clip them onto your special tree art. Clip on anything that is small and light to inspire you. Feathers, tiny squares of fabric, small collaged images, let your imagination soar!

The PS Jonsberg vase, shown above, is the perfect budget option without looking cheap. This exclusive line of vases from Dutch designer, Hella Jongerius, are now available at IKEA. Her stunning vessels can retail for as much as $7,000, so paying $39.99 for a Jonsberg vase is a steal. Pretty finds that fit your budget. How sweet it is.

(photo from ikea usa.)