I mainly wanted the ill fated Ikea wall shelf so I could move all my knitting books out of the craft room to free up some room. I've got a million knitting books and I love them all.
After taking all the books out of the living room shelves and rearranging them I found I actually had plenty of room for the knitting books. Imagine that.
Now I have a whole empty shelf so I can declutter those soap supplies. I never do anything halfway it seems. Look at all that stuff. Shameful. This is what happen when you retire with a good pension AND then on top of that you get your Social Security. That little system creates old hoarders. All of a sudden after a lifetime of scrimping and saving I've got more money than I know what to do with.
Speaking of money, even though I knew that Ikea didn't have my wall unit, I went anyway and spent a cool $500 on whatknots. I've got new couch, chair and ottoman covers, new drapes, curtains, two giant flower pots, a new bedside lamp, two wall shelves, and lots and lots of throw pillow covers. I also had a mighty good lunch. I had a huge veggie wrap and a big piece of apple cake for $6. I love Ikea. I could live there.