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Kitchen organization made easy

When you get into the nitty gritty of designing your kitchen, all of the options can become overwhelming quickly. We’re talking about the most important room in your house after all; the room you likely use the most (the way you use any other room is your house is quite different than the way you Read More

Open shelving vs. cupboards

They’re all the rage, and IKEA has even launched a line of open cupboards with colourful interiors, but incorporating open shelves into your kitchen requires careful consideration. Open shelving is gaining popularity by the second, and we are definitely members of its fan base. But because this isn’t our first rodeo, we’ve picked up a Read More

Kyler talks SEKTION with Modern Home Victoria

If you’re not following Modern Home Victoria, Victoria’s online mag devoted to modern design, interiors, furniture, homes, and art, please follow them. They’re doing a great job of showcasing our local talent and providing an in-depth look at the many products and companies of our region. Recently MHV interviewed Kyler about IKEA’s new Sektion line. You can Read More

IKAN kitchen in 11 Most Beautiful IKEA Kitchens article

We are so flatter to see our work included in this article, 11 of the Most Beautiful IKEA Kitchens. You can view it and see some other impressive kitchens here: http://www.kitchensbydesignla.com/11-of-the-most-beautiful-ikea-kitchens/ The kitchen they selected was one of our first so it’s really great for us to stop and revisit it. It’s such a striking project. The Read More

Close up on countertops: The ideal amount of counter space

Selecting a countertop can be a tricky task because of how many conflicting opinion there are about the “best” material. We believe there are many great options, and we’re going to explore the pros and cons of quartz, marble, laminate, recycled glass, concrete, and neolith in the course of this year. But this week we’re Read More

The IKEA Foundation supports refugee families

For those of you who have purchased an IKEA kitchen, or are thinking about it, you can be proud to know that IKEA is dedicated to assisting refugee families and bettering the lives for refugee children. The news was just announced that IKEA’s flat-pack refugee shelter is entering production and 10,000 have been ordered by the UN Read More

Canadian celebs love IKEA kitchens

Canadian celebs, designer Jillian Harris, chef Lynn Crawford, HGTV star Scott McGillivray and TV host Jessi Cruickshank show off their personalized Ikea Sektion kitchens in this video. A great video to check out to see the kitchens’ functionalities and steal some pretty great tips! http://houseandhome.com/tv/segment/find-your-kitchen-style Canada’s famous interior designer Sarah Richardson also loves and designs IKEA kitchens, so does her trusty right-hand Read More

Find us on Houzz

If you’re looking for more inspiration for your kitchen, you can view our galleries and read our reviews on Houzz. Houzz is also fantastic for searching terms like “IKEA kitchen white” and “Grimslov cabinets” and getting a TON of images to flip through. Save any of them to your ideabook and you will soon have Read More

A new IKEA kitchen with a harbour view ~ Sidney BC

Another lucky homeowner with a beautiful water view from the kitchen. Ahh…. peaceful, isn’t it? Now, on with the kitchen envy: This kitchen has a combination of cabinet door colours (we love this look!). The majority of the kitchen cabinets are white (in this style, called Grimslov, from IKEA), but for the ceiling-reaching cabinets around the Read More

Cleaning your IKEA cabinets and your new kitchen

Congratulations! You finally have your beautiful, dream kitchen, and of course you want to keep it in great shape. Here are the care instructions from IKEA–this information is an excerpt from their 25 Year Warranty. Our cabinet doors and drawer fronts are built to withstand everyday life in the kitchen for many years. That means, for Read More