The single word ‘Ikea’ can make the hairs stand up on anyone’s neck. Instantly, memories flood back of being caught in the Ikea maze, screaming children, fighting couples – and that’s even before you get home. Oh yes, there are a whole set of new challenges once you make it home – usually involving putting the item together wrongly and then taking it apart with the realisation that you may in fact need to follow the instruction manual. Despite the emotional warfare that is the Ikea shop, I can’t help myself going back for more. I don’t know, maybe I even like the struggle.
With the release of the 7th Ikea PS Collection available this year, the endurance of this love/hate relationship certainly seems worth the work, especially for that glorious sofa x
Images via Ikea