Think your living room decor needs to be less than spectacular due to budget limitations? Think again! When I was in college or starting out in my first few apartments, I wish I had known how easy it was to make a sofa from pretty inexpensive materials. Instead, I settled for some sub-standard used couches I found on Craiglist. Never again, though! Making your own couch or even updating an old one is a far better way to go when you need some awesome living room seating on a budget or some stylish outdoor furniture ideas. Check out these step by step tutorials and learn how easy it is to make a cool sofa or couch for your home.
DIY Couches and Sofa Ideas
1. DIY Ikea Couch Hack
I had no idea making a couch could be this easy. Fortunately, this creative DIY blogger came up with a cool IKEA hack for a couch, and it makes inexpensive seating quick and easy. Make one this weekend for your new apartment or house. This idea works great in a dorm room, too, as it is not too big. If you are on a limited budget and need a cheap couch you can make without special tools or equipment, check out this easy to follow step by step tutorial and head to IKEA for a quick solution. Who needs expensive furniture when you can make a sofa like this?
2. DIY Sofa With Chaise Lounge
Does your idea of the perfect sofa include plenty of room to stretch out? Make this DIY sofa with built in chaise lounge to create the best seating on a budget. If you are looking for some stylish but budget-friendly ideas to make for your living room, this DIY couch may just be yours soon. Create one in the color and fabric of your choice to get a new couch that is anything but ordinary.
3. DIY Sofa With Ikea
Another cool IKEA hack that offers you easy and inexpensive decor for your living room seating needs, this pretty couch can be made in a weekend. My best friend just moved into a new apartment and needed a new sofa but wanted to save money after having to pay a deposit and movers. Who could blame her, you know? After looking at all the used couches on Craigslist, she was quite saddened to see what she was going to have to settle for. I suggested the DIY sofa route, but she was worried about this choice looking too homemade. When we go to looking at this brilliant DYI couch, we knew that was no longer an issue. Sleek and simple lines with clean cool whites and grays, this couch will go with almost any decor. Dress it up with colorful pillows, if you like, or keep it just like this.
4. Pallet Sectional Sofa With Black Cushion
How great would this sofa look on your covered porch or patio, much less in your living room. Learn how to make a couch the easy way with pallets. Create your own DIY sectional sofa and make the perfect shape for your room. Inexpensive but great looking, your home decor can be updated on a limited budget when you make this neat homemade couch.