New from Ikea February 2013

Feeling dragged down with these cold, damp, overcast days? Me too.¬†I’m so ready, and feeling the need, for something light, bright, and airy. These new Swedish country pieces from Ikea are just what I need. They make me want to paint my walls, rip out old carpets, and spring clean.

ikea-springThese images make me think of the Swedish movie Fanny and Alexander. If you have a chance to watch it, you must do it. Enjoy it on a dark Sunday afternoon, under a cozy blanket with a cup of coffee.

While I love the traditional textiles and images above, I also love this modern take on classic blue and white china. Think 21st century Royal Copenhagen.

ikea-spring-2If you’re feeling the January blahs, take a trip to Ikea to see what’s new.