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Care2 Member Asks IKEA Not to Destroy Trees with 2M Catalogues

Saving our trees and forests starts with ... a catalogue? Help stop the wasteful distribution of more than 600,000,000 pages each year. Please sign the petition asking IKEA to stop destroying forests …

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Simple DIY Kitchen Shelves

Ever since Remodelista contributing editor Justine met blogger Katrin Scharl, they bonded over a mutual enthusiasm for old houses and warm shades of gray. Justine has enjoyed following the DIY trials…

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Horsemeat is Everywhere, Including IKEA

At the beginning of the year, the European Union was hit in the proverbial gut with a scandal that called into question, what, exactly, was everyone eating? After all of the concern and safeguards put…

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Monkey in Fancy Coat Roams Ikea

Holiday shoppers at a Canadian Ikea store could not believe their eyes when they saw a monkey roaming alone in the parking lot and foyer of the store. This bizarre scene was all the more surreal as th…

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IKEA Adds Beer to Its Inventory (No Assembly Required)

It would be fair to say that IKEA has single-handedly changed the interior landscape of homes virtually everywhere. IKEA ran with that utilitarian Eames ideal of well-designed, low-cost, furniture and…

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Recreate This Affordable Rustic Kitchen

When Toronto-based interiors stylist Jennifer Hannotte of Russett and Empire Interiors set out to update her kitchen, she was aiming for a Scandinavian cottage feel. With a limited budget (and some b…

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IKEA Goes Geothermal

A new IKEA store in the Denver area will employ 500-foot-deep holes in its cooling and heating system. The 130 holes will be just below the store's parking garage. Temperatures in the holes hover arou…

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100 Cats Takeover IKEA Store (Video)

Have you seen this video called, “Herding Cats”? I viewed it via Apartment Therapy and then watched it a few more times to try to figure it out. I’m still not sure what to make of it. For those of you…

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Green Gadgets That Save You Money (2 videos)

Green Gadgets That Help Save the Planet and Save You Money This segment from the Today Show demonstrates a number of cool green gadgets. You may be familiar with the power strip that turns off …

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