Warming Up: 7 IKEA Essentials to Help You Gear Up for Spring

Photo by: IKEA
Striped Umbrellas
These fun striped umbrellas are a beach-day staple! Snag 'em now, and you'll use them for this spring and summer, and for many more to come.
Get them at IKEA, ... more 
Photo by: IKEA
Striped Umbrellas
These fun striped umbrellas are a beach-day staple! Snag 'em now, and you'll use them for this spring and summer, and for many more to come.
Get them at IKEA, $9.99-$14.99
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Thu, Feb 7, 2013 1:36 PM EST
Just because those people enduring chillier climates in the U.S. are likely huddled up in their homes doesn't mean we can't look forward to spring and summer! IKEA recently released a sneak peak of its outdoor collection, and the gorgeous pieces in the roundup gave me something to look forward to. The striped umbrellas in the collection, for example, created images in my head of sunny days to be spent at the beach, and the solar-powered table and ground lamps made me look forward to warm days spent outdoors in the backyard. Now that stores are releasing items such as these, I'm anxious for spring to arrive. After you check out this lineup, I'm sure you will be, too. Click through for 7 IKEA essentials to help you gear up for spring! - By Jan Halvarson



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