Jump to content
Hemnes Range of Furniture from Ikea
7 replies to this topic
Posted 03 January 2011 - 09:22 PM
Has anyone bought any Hemnes Furniture from Ikea?
We're thinking of updating our bedroom and getting the queen bed frame, bedside tables, a bookcase and the 8 drawer dresser.
I realise it's pretty cheap stuff, but is it so crappy that it looks tacky or falls apart instantly?
Am interested in hearing from anyone who's bought this range.
Posted 03 January 2011 - 09:26 PM
I was planning on getting the brown queen bed but I looked at it instore and it just seemed really rickety and not that great, I ended up getting the LILLESAND bed which it very sturdy and cheap! Looks great as well
Posted 03 January 2011 - 09:26 PM
My folks have a few pieces and it's surprisingly good. Just because it's Ikea it doesn't automatically mean it's a piece of junk.
Posted 03 January 2011 - 09:28 PM
I love the look of this range - I want the single bed/trundle combo for DS.
We have the 3 drawer set in our entry, it looks great and hides all our "dumped" stuff. However, the drawers do not hold much weight - I used it to store my uni/work text books and the bottom came out. My FIL fixed it - but just a word of warning if you are planning to put anything heavy in it.
Posted 03 January 2011 - 09:29 PM
I've got a house full of IKEA (how embarrassing) from the fixtures and fittings to the furniture and the furnishings. I've only once in ten years had to seek a refund for a faulty item, and that was some vinyl wall decals that weren't sticky enough. IKEA generally is fine, even though it's cheap. I'm fine with assembling their stuff now, though it took some time to get used to. Nothing else has ever fallen apart or broken.
The Hemnes range is quite good, and really, for the price, I think it's good value.
Posted 04 January 2011 - 03:08 PM
It's not embarassing. We have thousands of dollars worth of Ikea stuff too. At our old house, we refitted our entire wardrobe with the Pax/Nexus range - it is one of the main things that sold our house when it came time to sell - it was gorgeous!
We have heaps of Bonde stuff too, some Vattern pieces, Expedit...and so on and so forth.
Thanks for the feedback
Posted 05 January 2011 - 03:14 PM
I agree IKEA is a good brand of furniture and it isn't the one that has to be embarrassed with. My house is also full of IKEA furniture's although I also own some wooden furniture w/c my own handmade. IKEA is cheap and durable as long as it isn't always wet or near heat because the enforced bits can easily wear out if is constant heated or always being wet.
Posted 05 January 2011 - 09:00 PM
I have the bedsides, the 8 drawer unit, and 3 drawer unit with the oval mirror on top
All in white, and love love love it
Had it for 12 months, and haven't had any problems.
0 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users
"As a bald man, I'm very proud of my 2-month-old's hair," wrote new dad Brian Gorham, 32, along with a photo he shared to reddit.
A US woman has been applauded worldwide for sharing a photo of her modest, US$130 engagement ring after a shop assistant labelled it "pathetic".
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcomed their second child, USA TODAY has confirmed.
Chan Jae, a 75-year-old man from Korea, missed his grandsons terribly when they moved overseas.
It seems every year that Christmas-themed goodies for kids get less tacky and more stylish.
A dad has shared his genius hack for tackling Christmas shopping with toddlers.
I certainly wasn't shy about medication. In fact, my policy on this was, in the immortal words of Britney Spears, "Gimme gimme more".
Due during the festive season, or just have a love of Christmas?
When an adorable three-year-old spotted a white haired gentleman in a restaurant she naturally assumed he was Santa Claus.
"If, after careful assessment by their maternity care provider, there seems to be no reason why a woman shouldn't be offered a chance at VBAC, then the opportunity should be provided."
It's probably fair to say that broccoli is an acquired taste.
As specialists treat more adults for acne, Lucy Sheref reveals the emotional cost of years spent struggling with the condition.
Of course she does.
A random act of kindness from a stranger in the supermarket brought a mum to tears, exactly when she needed it most.
Hard to Find red nosed reindeer costume with hat, $79.95 "/>
December 25 is just around the corner, and it's the perfect opportunity to dress your bub in a sweet festive outfit.
Top 5 Articles
We asked real women what surprised them during their pregnancy. They've shared their experiences in the hope of preparing the rest of us better for the ride
Research suggests that big headed babies become more intelligent than their smaller peers. One mum shares the positives and negatives of having a big headed baby.
There are some everyday things that parents can do to improve gross motor skills and coordination.
A mum whose daughter was born with an extra thumb says that the extra digit saved her life.
Heather Krueger and Chris Dempsey's origin story began in a darker place than most: with stage 4 liver cancer.
This method, called elimination communication (EC or assisted infant toilet training), is becoming increasingly popular in the West.
Some of the strangest questions about pregnancy - and some of the most bizarre spelling - have made for a hilarious video.
The use of heat packs, along with other aspects of clinical care, can reduce your risk of tearing in birth.
Click through the gallery to read the details and see some of the most memorable monikers in show biz families.