Camping Out for IKEA St. Louis

As promised, here is what I learned from my camping out experience at IKEA Merriam.  Prepare yourself to have a good time and meet some fun and interesting new people. Bring your manners and patience with you. There will be many different personalities and some do try the boundaries of the rules but security is there to […]

Opening Day Memories of IKEA Merriam 2014

Today marks the anniversary of the Grand Opening of IKEA Merriam. I have never in my life camped out for any event and decided to get away from design-central (my desk), and go for it. was an experience I will never forget and will cherish for the rest of my life. This photo is from […]

New Logo & Reduced Shipping Fees

This is a day of announcements and changes! We are changing our logo to reflect our shorter website name: You can still access our website through if you prefer.     We also had a wonderful and unexpected announcement from IKEA. Their new store will be opening in Merriam, Kansas on September 10th. […]

The Journey

  It has been a wonderful first year at Modern Springfield and I would  personally like to take this opportunity to thank 417 Magazine, Kathe Bruton, Paragon Architecture, The Springfield Kids Directory and many others who have made this journey possible. We appreciate all of our clients and strive to provide the best, possible service […]

The New Stockholm Collection

    If you haven’t seen the new Stockholm Collection from IKEA, it is well worth taking a look at! This line of furniture offers a rich blend of contemporary and classic design, in warm, organic colors. This furniture is designed to last with high quality, lasting materials like walnut and full grain leather.     […]

Focus on Planters

  Since it is that time of the year to freshen up your home, we are not only focusing on some lovely planters in this blog, but would like to offer you FREE shipping on a percentage of your accessories when you place an IKEA® furniture delivery order with us. Please be sure to contact us for […]

Spring is sweet with IKEA® Outdoors!

It is that exciting time of year again, when we can begin planning our outdoor living places. I really like the versatility of these long tables from IKEA®. Put them together to seat more and combine them with benches and chairs from IKEA® for more variety in seating as well. Add to this some soft cushions in […]

IKEA® Kitchens-2013 Style

Here is an article that I found fun and interesting about 2013 IKEA® kitchens. At, they show several really nice ideas that you might want to ponder when considering your own exciting remodel!  

IKEA® STUVA Storage Sytem for Kids

One of my favorite things about IKEA® is that they are a family-oriented business and cater well to families. The STUVA storage system is versatile and is just the right height for kids. You can change up the pieces and colors to create that perfect combination for your personal look. Read more about this storage system […]

New Year-New Catalog

Happy New Year! If you haven’t had a chance to look at the 2013 IKEA® catalog, then we would love to offer you this direct link. Just click on the catalog photo below and enjoy some new inspirational products and decorating ideas! If you have IKEA® designed space you would like to share with other fans, […]