The one thing almost everyone was busy doing during the lockdown was watching YouTube home improvement/ home décor videos. If you were among the many, you can’t say you didn’t obsess over the range of IKEA products and affordable solutions. If you have been waiting patiently for IKEA to come to India, the wait is finally over. IKEA, the Scandinavian chain, has finally opened its doors in India. After opening its first store in Hyderabad, then in Mumbai, IKEA is now open in Namma Bengaluru!

But before you plan a visit to IKEA Bangalore, read this blog. Here is a curated list of things you should buy from IKEA that are worth splurging your money on.

RÅSKOG Utility Cart @ Rs. 2190/-

Everyone needs extra storage space in their home, whether in the bathroom, kitchen, or home office. While it is certainly heavy on the pocket, finding a cart that fits just fine into any space is also challenging. This RÅSKOG trolley is the most versatile utility cart you will ever see. It is available in 5 different colors, can fit into the smallest spaces, and can be moved wherever you want (thanks to the sturdy construction and four castors). If you’re going to store a few bigger items, you can adjust the middle shelf as per your preference. Because of its range of features, this trolley is selling like hotcakes at IKEA stores. Get yours today!

Agen Rattan Chair @ Rs. 3,990/-

Whether you are looking to spruce up your living room or want to add sustainable seating to your balcony, this handwoven Agen rattan bamboo chair is the perfect choice for any corner of your house. It is made from bamboo and rattan, which are renewable materials. Add a bright colour throw cushion, which instantly makes your space different.

Billy Bookcase @ Rs. 3,990/-

This is one of the best and fastest-selling products at IKEA. Why wouldn’t it? It is a bookshelf, but it works fine to display your souvenirs, succulents, and photo frames. This can be placed anywhere and doesn’t take up much space. Apart from the first shelf, which is fixed, the rest of the shelves can be adjusted as per your preference. This popular bookshelf comes in 4 colours — Black Oak Effect, Brown Walnut Effect, Oak Effect, and White.

Lersta Floor Lamp @ Rs. 1,090/-

Floor lamps are a great way to create an ambience and set the mood of a room. Experts say it is a very functional way to add light to your space. This floor lamp is the perfect choice for the same. It only provides perfect ambient lighting to your room and adds to your space’s interior. It is made from aluminium and is adjustable, allowing you to direct light wherever you want. This sleek and stylish floor lamp is worth every penny.

Helmer Drawer Units @ Rs. 3,990/-

Another popular item at IKEA is this drawer unit. With a home office and school becoming normal during the peak COVID times, extra storage units were necessary. This drawer unit is not only highly functional, but it is versatile too. Thanks to the slots for labels on each drawer, you can stay organised. It also comes with drawer stoppers that prevent drawers from sliding out completely. Also, the castors on this unit make it easier to move it around whenever required. This drawer unit is the perfect combination of function and aesthetic. It is available in three colours — black, white and dark grey/ light grey.