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Out Ikea’s window

The newly built and recently opened Ikea store near me is huge.  I wrote recently about attending the opening festivities.  It is two stories with a second floor cafe that is at least four times as large as the one … Continue reading

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New Ikea

This was the day for which we’ve been waiting!  The new Ikea store opened this morning.  It was built on the site of the parking lot of the old store.  It is 2 stories and is 399,000 square feet.   It … Continue reading

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#47 NaNoDrawMo

I wanted to draw something in my kitchen for the USK weekly theme.  But I had an eye exam and one eye was very dilated and numbed and I felt a little out of sorts.  So I decided on a … Continue reading

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Stuffed toys stuffed in VW

This yellow VW Bug with the Ikea logo is always in the covered parking garage at my local Ikea.  I’ve sketched it before with a pile of boxes strapped precariously to its roof.  Today I found it completely stuffed with … Continue reading

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Ikea bag

Because it rains a lot here in Western Washington, having a waterproof sketch bag is essential.    Timbuk2 bags are very popular here as most of them are waterproof.  But they cost about $100 or more. I found this bag at … Continue reading

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Ikea

The weekly theme for Urban Sketchers  is ” Worldwide Retail (IKEA and Starbucks)”.  Since I don’t like Starbucks coffee (shhhh, it’s unpatriotic in Seattle!), I went to Ikea, which is just down the hill from home. I sat in the … Continue reading

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