In Episode 212 of IKEA Home Tour, the Squad travels to Detroit, Michigan, to help two newlyweds who are in dire need of a living room makeover!
Jonathan and Tiphany Walker are loving married life and expecting their first child together. They would love to entertain in their home, but the only space suitable is their tiny living room with outdated furniture and limited seating options for their guests. The Walkers dream of a comfortable and flexible living room where they can watch TV, host friends, and enjoy time together as a family.
Thanks to the IKEA Home Tour Squad, Jonathan and Tiphany’s small living room has been transformed into an expandable space where they can hang out alone or entertain a large group of friends. For the Walkers’ entertainment system and shelving, the Squad chose the BESTÅ storage system featuring soft-close doors, plenty of drawers, and integrated lighting. To replace the Walkers’ decade-old couch, the Squad selected the FRIHETEN sleeper sofa, which has storage underneath for linens and is super easy to convert into a bed for overnight guests. For even more seating, the Squad thought of the EKENÄS chair with matching footstools that double as seating for another 3 guests — and they can be stored under the BESTÅ storage system when not in use. Jonathan was so happy with the makeover that he broke into his happy dance —and the Home Tour Squad joined in!
Explore the products used in this IKEA living room makeover here: https://www.hometourseries.com/video/living-room-makeover-212/
What’s IKEA Home Tour? We’ll tell you! We’re sending a team of IKEA experts on the road to help America solve real home furnishing challenges, big and small, and transform their living spaces. The Home Tour Squad is hitting the road to assist those who need help with home projects – from closet organization to living room style upgrades to bedroom makeovers – and to illustrate genuine solutions that make everyday life at home better. The Home Tour Squad will help plan and shop at the local IKEA store to find the best smart solutions for home challenges. The homeowners and the Squad members will then accomplish the transformation together! Plus, the Squad will film their journey along the way.
The IKEA Home Tour Squad is a team of hand-selected IKEA experts from across the country. They specialize in everything from home design to organization to sustainability at home. Each Squad member comes from a different background and contributes their unique expertise to help homeowners on the tour. Their journey will be chronicled through before/after makeover videos, tour footage, and video shorts featuring design tips and interviews with homeowners. Squad members will also be sharing live updates from the tour via Twitter (@IKEAUSA) and Instagram (@IKEAUSA) with the hashtag #IKEAHomeTour.
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