Ikea had us by the "Grundtal" when they threw in free snacks with their free design workshops. The Tampa store's Life Improvement Workshop at 10:30 a.m. Saturday will include topics such as measuring your space and design options. Attendees get free refreshments, including warm cinnamon buns and organic coffee. They also can enter to win a $25 Ikea gift card. Register at the store's textiles department or call (813) 623-4042 and ask for the department.
Other workshops on the horizon are:
• Kitchen Planning Workshop: Learn where to put your Grundtal (spice rack) and Bygel (dish strainer) at this workshop at 9:30 a.m. July 7. Attendees can enter a drawing to win a $50 Ikea gift card. Sign up in the kitchen department.
• Bathroom Design Workshop: Beginning at 10:30 a.m. July 22, all attendees will receive free refreshments and can enter to win a $50 gift card. Register in the bath department.