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IKEA Billy (Yellow) 40th Anniversary Bookcase - Size 31 1/2 x 11 x 79 1/2 " - for $29.00 Memorial Day weekend sale... YMMV...

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Just saw this at IKEA's Costa Mesa, CA store tonight. Brand new in box IKEA Billy (Yellow) 40th anniversary bookcase Size 31 1/2x11x79 1/2 " for $29.00 Memorial Day weekend sale, very surprisingly. 13 left as of writing after I picked up 2 tonight at this store.

It's possible that other and most IKEA stores have the yellow color for only $29, because the in-store only system shows nationwide prices.

https://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalo...#/40429655

It shows $59.99 on website, but Costa Mesa, CA store has it for $29.000 right now, and the cash registers will read it at $29.00. YMMV... YELLOW color only. Other colors don't qualify and are at regular price. Good luck...
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Yellow ugh.
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Yellow ugh.
40th anniversary special for Billy bookcase. Who knows why for $29.00? Confused
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40th anniversary special for Billy bookcase. Who knows why for $29.00? Confused
Had it been the black brown I'm sold. Need some for display cabinets but yellow...that'll be a HARD PASS from me! Lol
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Had it been the black brown I'm sold. Need some for display cabinets but yellow...that'll be a HARD PASS from me! Lol
I was supposed to buy white color today. Then when I try to pick two units up, a yellow color next to it shows a $29.00 sale tag. So, I bought yellow instead. I asked a sales associate if this is nationwide $29 price on the yellow color, and he says, "yes," for upcoming Memorial Day weekend.

But, I will mark this deal as YMMV for now, until another person confirms it.
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While yellow color wasn't the smartest idea, what's the idea from IKEA offering yellow to mark Billy's 40th anniversary?
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Had it been the black brown I'm sold. Need some for display cabinets but yellow...that'll be a HARD PASS from me! Lol
Just buy some paint ...
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Just buy some paint ...
Just buy it for $60. Just to skip having to buy paint, making a mess, then waiting for it to dry.
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Just buy it for $60. Just to skip having to buy paint, making a mess, then waiting for it to dry.
Black-brown color is actually $70 ($69.99).
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Black-brown color is actually $70 ($69.99).
Still not worth the time / effort to paint it. The yellow color is the ugliest color I have ever seen on a bookcase.
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Just buy it for $60. Just to skip having to buy paint, making a mess, then waiting for it to dry.
While I don't disagree with you, painting cheap furniture without making a mess really isn't that hard of a task. Just put down some news/ad paper and use dollar store paint brushes. Don't even have to sand down the unwanted coat.
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While I don't disagree with you, painting cheap furniture without making a mess really isn't that hard of a task. Just put down some news/ad paper and use dollar store paint brushes. Don't even have to sand down the unwanted coat.
Just opened the box and setting one up right now. In reality, the yellow color looks better than I thought, and it has this retro-cool look that keeps it eye-catching, and you will get a lot of compliments from your friends easily. It's totally solid yellow, but not intensively yellow shown on website. There's some light marks of brown wood invisible underneath yellow coating. Easily suitable for hipster-life living.

For only $29 new-in-box, this is the probably the lowest-price ever sold in IKEA's history for this size. Unless you randomly find one on clearance, inside as-is section, good luck finding one new-in-box for $29 in other colors for this size.
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While I don't disagree with you, painting cheap furniture without making a mess really isn't that hard of a task. Just put down some news/ad paper and use dollar store paint brushes. Don't even have to sand down the unwanted coat.
Not everyone wants to diy on furniture. Some just wants it all done for them. They'll even complain needing to put it all together.
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In-store inventory now shows 83+ in-stock for each IKEA store.
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