Jo Davison: I fear the IKEA clutter factor

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Ikea might be coming to Sheffield?

Well meatballs to that. It’ll cost me a fortune.

The Swedish home store is the only shop on the planet where you go in wanting to buy a lightbulb (you have to, because no other will fit the lamp you bought from them) and you come out dazed and wracked with guilt because somehow, you managed to spend £121.89 on things you never knew you needed.

Worse, all the stuff you didn’t realise was mounting up because it looks small and insignificant on that enormous industrial trolley, is meant to be space-saving . It’s supposed to make your life less cluttered.

And when you get home, you haven’t got the space to put it in and the house looks ten times worse than it did before.