I Won an Ikea Contest!

Ikea recently crowned me one of
their winners in the
TOGETHER WE EAT contest
where I submitted my story
and recipe for Swedish Pancakes.

To get my recipe and read why this dish has been so
important to me since I was a toddler, go here
and scroll through.

Someday soon I will share a whole stylish post
on our family’s pancakes (which means I better
get to decorating the fixer’s kitchen!) to give
them the respect they deserve.


A few things I bought for the fixer
with my winnings include
these Ingert Curtains,

INGERT Curtains with tie-backs, 1 pair IKEA

a couple Molger benches,
MOLGER Bench IKEA
these Sanela cusion covers,
SANELA Cushion cover IKEA Cotton velvet gives depth to the color and is soft to the touch. The zipper makes the cover easy to remove.
and Rens sheepskins.
RENS Sheepskin IKEA Wool is soil-repellent and durable.
I still love Ikea’s Stockholm rug,

and these cushions.

Unfortunately, there was not a Sinnerlig daybed in stock,
and this was so disappointing since I really wanted
to take one for a test drive.


This Sinnerlig daybed appears to be so versatile!


So grateful to be a winner, and you should definitely
not be shy about submitting your recipes and stories
for such contests…someone has to win!!

Peace to you right where you are.

~michele

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16 Comments

  1. February 15, 2016 / 12:29 pm

    Congrats to you! With your unique, engaging witty writing style (and no doubt good pancakes) I am not surprised one iota that you won a contest! Exciting….hope you had a sweet Valentine's day!!

    • February 16, 2016 / 2:24 pm

      it was the sweetest! thanks, tina.

  2. February 15, 2016 / 6:21 pm

    Kudos to you Michele! What a lovely win and you made stellar choices! Your design style has always intrigued me and look forward to each and every post!

    • February 16, 2016 / 2:25 pm

      i'm so glad. xox

  3. February 15, 2016 / 8:39 pm

    Congrats! I love Ikea, my daughter who lives in Madrid is fixing her home with all Ikea furniture and things and in the meantime eats there too.
    Thanks for the pancake recipe. I will pin it.
    Hugs,
    FABBY

    • February 16, 2016 / 2:25 pm

      i hope you enjoy them, my friend.

  4. February 15, 2016 / 8:40 pm

    By the way Michelle, I love all your Ikea décor and you have your own wonderful touch.
    Fabby

  5. February 16, 2016 / 12:32 am

    I am so happy for you and I love all the fun things you picked out!!

  6. February 16, 2016 / 3:42 am

    Congratulations, I am in love with the first image, love that room so lovely!!! Of course you know how I love the rug, since I have on in our great room!! Hope all is well with you and yours, thank you for your visits and special comments on my blog, YOU are the BEST!

  7. February 16, 2016 / 2:26 pm

    ha! anything with those bold black and white stripes reminds me of you, kathysue, and they are such happy stripes! xox

  8. February 16, 2016 / 4:09 pm

    Yay!! I too like their soft rugs;) IKEA is a great spot to find home décor. You've won some great pieces!

  9. February 17, 2016 / 3:49 pm

    The Stockholm rug is indeed fantastic. My kids love it so much I've made it a parent control leverage – don't want to eat that soup…OK, then I'll take away your favorite bear rug…Tell me, am I a good mom?
    …..
    Beth Hughes | Domestic & commercial cleaning expert

    • February 22, 2016 / 6:53 pm

      ha! it's been a long while since I had to bribe my kids to eat, believe me, that will change!

  10. February 19, 2016 / 8:04 pm

    woo hoo!! you won something! I never win anything, which might have to do with the fact that I never enter anything 🙂 but I love what you picked…I'm off to read about those pancakes …
    xo
    Leslie

    • February 22, 2016 / 6:53 pm

      you'll love them! and start putting your name in the hat–it's fun!

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