I have been in the process of replacing the furniture in my home. So far, I have replaced the nightstands in the bedroom. However, the apartment needs more work.
One of the most hideous items in my apartment is my futon sofa. Yes, I still have this after fifteen years. I would love to buy a new, sleek, modern sofa that better reflects my style, but I don’t have the cash for that.
Since I’m trying to replace my sofa without spending a lot of money, maybe I should try to make one. Now, I’m not a woodworker. I don’t know how to use a miter saw (or any saw) and I’m not great at using a drill. Nevertheless, I’m determined to make a sofa or daybed, especially after finding some DIY versions on Pinterest.
If you want to make your own sofa or daybed, here are some of my favorites:
DIY Favorites – Sofas and Daybeds
I love this modern plywood daybed by The Merry Thought:
You only need an old futon to make this totally modern sofa. Visit Instructables for the Ikea hack:
Fall for DIY’s modern sofa is just beautiful! It really is a showstopper.
The combination daybed/coffee table featured on ALT.dk is perfect for a small space.
Finally, Shara from Woodshop Diaries shares instructions for a totally modern sofa. If you are an experienced in woodworking, then this sofa is perfect for you.
See, you can DIY your own sofa or daybed without spending a fortune. Plus, you can get the exact style and function that you need for your home.
Have you tried any of these projects or projects similar to these? Did you have a hard time making them? Share your thoughts with me in the Comments section below.
‘Til next time, happy crafting!
Spinster Simone 🙂
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