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Ikea International: Faktum versus Akurum. What’s in a name?

If you’ve ever had a chance to flip through a European Ikea Kitchen catalog, you might have noticed at least one difference: the name.  The Akurum cabinets are the standard for the US, Canada and Dominican Republic; Faktum is used … Continue reading

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Ikea Vanities: Organized Interiors

  One of the greatest advantages of using IKEA kitchen cabinets for a vanity is the wide variety of interior organizers available that can easily be re-purposed for bathroom storage needs. The Variera spice jar insert is good to separate loose … Continue reading

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Ikea Bathroom Vanities: A bathroom of equals

Couples constantly bicker over bathroom space . . . so we’ve split the vanity area right down the middle! Two levels keep countertop articles dry and convenient.  The rendering shows two 15″ three drawer cabinets with paneling for the side … Continue reading

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Ikea Bathroom Vanities: A Linen Closet on the Countertop

The cabinet door’s vertical lines should run all the way to the ceiling to create a nice visual effect. Kitchen cabinets have been designed here for the bathroom.  Installed atop of the counter we’ve designed two 12 ” deep x … Continue reading

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How to design a breakfast center with IKEA cabinets

We’ve all experienced that morning stupor during which just a simple breakfast of a bagel, or cereal and coffee is all that’s necessary to carry on. Or, a warm Pop Tart and a glass of orange juice could be tasty. … Continue reading

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5 ways to add color to your IKEA kitchen

  IKEA’s five types of accent doors are sure to brighten up modern kitchen designs with their Rubrik Akurum line.  These doors average about $35-40 more than the main door styles. The Choices Abstrakt High Gloss Green: The most common choice … Continue reading

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The Before Shots and the Completed Design – Project 4

IKDO brought this kitchen out of the 70’s into the 21st century while keeping a traditional look. Door Style: Liljestad Medium Brown. Cabinet Cost: $4620.48

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Maximize kitchen storage space with stacked cabinets

Stacked cabinets are a great way to take advantage of storage space in homes with high ceilings. First check to see the available height.  For ceiling heights of at least 97″, use 30″ and 15″ Akurum wall cabinets.  If there’s … Continue reading

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Design ideas: Combine colors and materials for your IKEA kitchen

Designing with two door colors/styles breaks the monotony and gives a creative look rather inexpensively.  It works well for both contemporary and traditional kitchen designs. Here are a few options: Wall Cabinets: Choose one door style for the base cabinets and … Continue reading

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The Before Shots and the Completed Design – Project 1

IKDO cleaned up the clutter using the Liljestad door for $4,548

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