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Chest of Drawers like Ikea Hemnes but not from Ikea

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BankruptedByFuglyBras Thu 09-Feb-17 11:48:32

I'm looking for a large white chest of drawers for DD. I don't live anywhere near an Ikea, and Ikea don't deliver to where I am. I'm looking for an alternative. It needs to be quite sturdy. I've looked in charity shops and second hand shops for something I could paint but no luck so far. I would prefer to just buy a white one really. Has anyone any suggestions of where I could look? A bit wary of flat pack furniture on the whole but the Ikea stuff we have bought in the past has held up well. TIA

BankruptedByFuglyBras Thu 09-Feb-17 19:06:56

I would have loads of replies by now if I had titled this thread Chester Draws wink

Stillnoidea Thu 09-Feb-17 19:10:29

I thought I had bought something similar from M&S in the past, but the drawers were all too shallow and useless

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user1486613612 Thu 09-Feb-17 19:14:32

That's odd, where do you live? It says on the internet they deliver to mainland UK and northern Ireland, and through a shipping agent (if on address label when making the order).

BankruptedByFuglyBras Thu 09-Feb-17 19:26:41

I live in the Highlands.

BankruptedByFuglyBras Thu 09-Feb-17 19:28:29

Yes, the Ikea drawers are nice and deep. I've noticed other ones don't seem as deep in comparison.

FormerlyFrikadela01 Thu 09-Feb-17 19:31:38

Have you looked on wayfair? Lots of choice on there and some are pretty much identical to Hemnes.

PoloZolo Thu 09-Feb-17 19:31:58

Have you posted on a local Facebook buying/selling site asking if anyone is selling them? If you don't mind second hand maybe someone will sell you theirs

anotherdayanothersquabble Thu 09-Feb-17 19:33:01

Have you looked on Argos or Cotswold Co? Both have a selection that might suit...

amysmummy12345 Thu 09-Feb-17 19:33:04

Ebay? John Lewis?

anotherdayanothersquabble Thu 09-Feb-17 19:33:39

And yes... Chester Draws would have had the pedants wading in....

KP86 Thu 09-Feb-17 19:35:20

Hemnes is awful, you dodged a bullet.

BikeRunSki Thu 09-Feb-17 19:36:28

Will anyone else deliver to you though?

FormerlyFrikadela01 Thu 09-Feb-17 19:36:42

All my bedroom furniture is Hemnes. I bought it nearly 7 years ago and it still looks as good as new.

ijustwannadance Thu 09-Feb-17 19:39:13

Amazon.

StorminaBcup Thu 09-Feb-17 19:43:34

Was also going to suggest Wayfair - they have these which are similar.

Their delivery charges don't seem to excessive either for Highlands details

BankruptedByFuglyBras Sat 11-Feb-17 19:55:39

Thank you for all the suggestions. I'm just wading through some websites at the moment. Decisiveness is not my strong point.

Alicesmith85 Tue 14-Feb-17 19:14:54

I order all my ikea furniture from eBay, search brand new in box ikea x

NotAMammy Mon 20-Feb-17 19:28:29

I'd suggest if you do search ebay for it, I'd search for the Hurdal instead. We were planning on buying the Hemnes one, since we couldn't find a similarly large chest of drawers on gumtree, but in real life the hurdal is much, much sturdier. It is more expensive though....
Probably not very helpful.

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