The Ultimate IKEA Klippan Loveseat Sofa Review


Arguably the most recognisable IKEA sofa in the world, this is a piece that’s found everywhere and loved by almost everyone. So why haven’t we done a review on it yet? Well now’s the time…   Reviewing the IKEA Klippan Online We’ve always had our own perceptions about the Klippan, and as a slipcover maker – we really love the… Read more →

5 Ways to Appreciate Each Other on Valentine’s Day

5 Ways to Appreciate Each Other on Valentine's Day

Wait, is it Valentine’s Day already? Quick, get a box of chocolates and a bottle of wine! Quick, Google up something good! Okay seriously, the fact that the internet is flooded with articles like these shows how clueless everyone is year after year. Are we supposed to be suckered in by consumerism, or counteract it by celebrating love in general?… Read more →

Redecorate your IKEA Ektorp 3 Seater Sofa for a new look

Redecorate your IKEA Ektorp 3 Seater Sofa for a new look

It’s that time of year again, and we’ve got that old room feel to our office. So a few of us decided to see if we could mix things up easily. Here’s what we tried, without changing the Ektorp’s custom slipcovers (in Nomad Grey). First there was this Scandi-minimalist. Plain grey with plain white throws give it a classy look,… Read more →

Can my sofa be slipcovered? [Infographic]

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A while back we actually wrote an article to determine what’s the best way to re-cover your sofa, which you can find here: In a nutshell, it comes down to upholstery or slipcovers but let’s face it – slipcovers are always the more affordable and practical option given how: 1) they’re mostly machine washable 2) they’re a lot more… Read more →

What exactly is the “Minimalist” Style?

What exactly is the "Minimalist" Style?

Minimalism seems to be a word that is used mostly in relation to visual arts and aesthetics, but is also frequently (and increasingly?) being used in relation to simple living, a.k.a. trimming down your life, simplifying things and removing clutter. A quick Google search for minimalism will result in pages and pages of various blogs and news sites talking about… Read more →

Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2017 – Greenery

Pantone's Colour of the Year 2017 - Greenery

A year after breaking the rules with Rose Quartz and Serenity, Pantone have settled for a more traditional single colour this year. Introducing: PANTONE 15-0343 TCX GREENERY Color values: RGB: 136 176 75 HEX/HTML: 88B04B And as we all know, Pantone chooses their colours for a reason. One of which they’ll be more than happy to inform us of in… Read more →

How To: Keep Cats Away From Your Sofa


Is your cat constantly sinking its claws into your favourite sofa? Cats usually do this as a sign of affection, or they’re just being territorial (according to cat experts). Rest easy as this post will teach you how to prevent this from ever happening again, and making sure your living place looks neat and livable. Here are some easy ways… Read more →

The Elusive Backamo Sofa Bed, Captured At Last

The Elusive Backamo Sofa Bed, Captured At Last

Once upon a time, there was a sofa called the Backamo Sofa Bed which was available at IKEA. Sometime after 2000 and before 2010, it was discontinued to the chagrin of many. The Backamo Sofabed looks just like the Backamo but in true IKEA style, their slipcovers are not interchangeable (unlike Pottery Barn sofa and sleeper covers). What we know… Read more →