The Ideal mission is to gather together unique, authentic pieces and present them in a way that honors the object and the creative process, while also respecting the viewer. We are proud to be offering good design since 2008.

Our shop is located in downtown Bellingham… stop by for a visit.

Kathleen & Lisa

Ideal loves our community and we give to a variety of area non profits and schools each year. If you are seeking a donation, please send your written request directly to the shop. By shopping local, your dollars also support these valuable organizations. Thank you!

  •  Allied Arts of Whatcom County
  • Alzheimer Society of Washington
  • Assumption Catholic School
  • Bellingham High School
  • Bellingham Human Rights Festival
  • Boys & Girls Club of Whatcom County
  • Brigid Collins Family Support Center
  • Burlington High School
  • Cascades Montessori Middle School
  • Cordata Elementary School
  • Cottage School
  • Downtown Bellingham Partnership
  • Gardenview Montessori
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Interfaith Coalition
  • KEXP-FM
  • Little Darling School
  • Lydia Place
  • Make.Shift Art Space
  • Mt. Baker Planned Parenthood
  • Parkview Elementary School
  • Pickford Film Center
  • Rainbow Center
  • Sehome High School
  • Sustainable Connections
  • United Way of Whatcom County
  • Western Washington University
  • Whatcom Center for Early Learning
  • Whatcom Council on Aging
  • Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center
  • Whatcom Hospice
  • Whatcom Middle School
  • Whatcom Museum
  • Whatcom Smart Trips
  • Women Sharing Hope