IDEAS & inspiration

“Home idea with IKEA”: more room for hobbies and growing personalities
“Home idea with IKEA”: more room for hobbies and growing personalities

Meet Justė (15 years old) and Jokūbas (17 years old), the siblings who share one room and have a hard time to find enough space for their two very different growing personalities. Justė loves dancing and gardening, Jokūbas enjoys skateboarding and building the boards himself. They both have many hobby-related items and, unfortunately, too little space to accommodate them all. Therefore, the parents of the teenagers asked our interior designer Dovilė for help. Check the result and browse the IKEA digital catalogue for even more ideas and practical tips.

“Home idea with IKEA”: no more chaos in the gallery office
“Home idea with IKEA”: no more chaos in the gallery office

This week, we are visiting the “Arka” gallery of Lithuanian Artists’ Association located in Vilnius. Evelina and Monika, the co-workers, call this place a second home. They spend a lot of time here planning exhibitions and working on various projects, sometimes even after the working hours. Therefore, their office has to be as inspiring as the art gallery itself. The IKEA interior designer Erika Kranauskaitė has helped the girls to set up the office of their dreams. Check the result and browse the IKEA digital catalogue for even more ideas and practical tips.

It is never too early to dream about Christmas
It is never too early to dream about Christmas

Waiting for the winter holidays, thinking about decorations and setting the mood at home brings so much fun! So why not extend the joy. Let's start preparing for Christmas in advance and make them last a bit longer.

DEKORERA collection: for those who love wintertime and cosy moments
DEKORERA collection: for those who love wintertime and cosy moments

As evenings get longer, it’s nice to be snug indoors and spend time with family and friends. Maybe enjoy a tasty dinner, play games, do puzzles or add decorative touches here and there. The DEKORERA collection has those small things that make a big difference. Everything from smooth velvet cushion covers and warming throws to decorative bowls, candlesticks and trays. Some colourful, some with exciting patterns – and all made with materials that make homes feel cosy and inviting.

“Home idea with IKEA”: more room for work and hobbies in the attic
“Home idea with IKEA”: more room for work and hobbies in the attic

This week, we are visiting Simona, Laimonas and their little son Augustus. The family lives in a large house with an attic where they once wanted to set up an area for work and leisure, but it somehow became a pantry. The primary purpose of the attic was remembered during the quarantine, as Laimonas needed a space for working from home. To begin with the long-promised makeover, the family called the IKEA interior designer Birutė for help. Check the result and browse the IKEA digital catalogue for even more ideas and practical tips.

“Home idea with IKEA”: a new living room for festive family gatherings
“Home idea with IKEA”: a new living room for festive family gatherings

Gailutė and Danius from Kaunas could not imagine their home without a living room. After all, this is where all their family gatherings and celebrations take place: from birthdays to Christmas. However, they have confessed that the living room they own is not the one to create a festive mood. So what to do? See how IKEA interior designer Ūla has helped them out.

Creating sustainable everyday
Creating sustainable everyday

At IKEA, we always look for ways to make more from less. We aim to use only renewable and recycled resources by 2030, to make sure that we create value rather than waste. When you bring the products home, we want to help you make them live as long as possible, and we offer you hundreds of solutions for a more sustainable life, from saving water and energy at hoe to sorting waste or reducing the footprint.

“Home idea with IKEA”: a youthful room for many activities
“Home idea with IKEA”: a youthful room for many activities

This week, we invite you to visit a vivid Dirmantai family in Vilnius. The family of five lives in a five-room apartment, and each of the brothers has a separate room. Unfortunately, during the renovation of their apartment, the room of the eldest brother remained untouched. The twelfth-grader Andrius is a very active young man who makes a video blog about fishing and has many other hobbies. Could he fit them all into a small room? IKEA interior designer Asta helped Andrius to find the answer.

Play never stops with BYGGLEK
Play never stops with BYGGLEK

We believe that play is an essential part of everyday life. It fosters creativity, relieves stress and makes the home – and world – a better place. This is why the IKEA® and LEGO® brands teamed up to create a range of simple storage solutions and bricks for kids and adults. The inspiration? Play, of course!

“Home idea with IKEA”: turning the children's room into a bedroom for two
“Home idea with IKEA”: turning the children's room into a bedroom for two

This week, we invite you to visit Jolita and Algimantas from Kaunas and their three-room apartment. Formerly the largest room in this apartment belonged to their children. Now, when the grown up kids have left home, the couple decided to pamper themselves on their 30th wedding anniversary and to turn this room into their very own bedroom. IKEA interior designer Laura came to help, and now you can check the result!