1. Dalfred bar stool, $40
2. Gjora bed, $360 | We’re daydreaming of slathering this untreated bedframe in Farrow & Ball’s Green Smoke paint.
3. Stockholm rug, $200 and up | Part of Ikea’s higher-end Stockholm collection, this striped classic is still leagues cheaper than most area rugs.
4. Ranarp Lamp, $33 and up | “LOVE this lamp! I’ve used it over and over. It comes in a floor or table lamp. Pretty great attention to detail for under $50.” —Jill White, Jill White Interiors
5. Bjorksnas chest, $250
6. Fejka plants, $5 and up | Designers love to use these faux fronds as filler on install days. (We love to use them because some of us can’t even keep hard-to-kill succulents alive.)
7. Fryken box set, $13
8. Ranarp pendant, $40
9. White ribba frame, $10 and up | “My favorite item, hands down. The 20×20 white frame with white matte is a GO TO. Did I say I hoard them? Because I really do. They can go in virtually any house and I have tested it over and over.” —Jill White
10. Tobias chair, $80 |“It’s incredibly affordable and sleek enough that it pairs nicely with a variety of other traditional or contemporary furnishings.” —Joshua Plumlee, Ransom Interiors
11. Snidad basket, $28
Sure, that Bestå sideboard is just fine as is. But if you’re ready to take things up a notch, we’ve got your Ikea upgrades right here
Why settle for standard-issue table legs when you can have copper hairpins? Tapered, brass-top beauties? Cutie-pie coral numbers? This company—the Mother of All Ikea Hackers—has everything you need to customize your sofas, chairs, tables and whatnots. (prettypegs.com)
Custom-kitchen taste on an off-the-shelf budget? Meet in the middle with Semihandmade’s high-end cabinet door fronts that perfectly mesh with Ikea’s kitchen systems. (We especially love their collab with one of our favorite designers, Sarah Sherman Samuel.) Not in the market for a kitchen refresh? Go smaller scale with their stylish fronts for Ikea’s Bestå and Sektion credenzas. (semihandmadedoors.com)
Is that armchair the right size, the right shape, the right price—and the oh-so-wrong color? Whether you’re after an Ektorp or a Karlstad or any seat in between, this Swedish company can whip up a sewn-to-order slipcover in fabric ranging from 100-percent cotton to pure Belgian linen. (bemz.com)