How To Remove Velcro Adhesive from IKEA Sofa Cushions?

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Q: We're in the process of purchasing a used IKEA Sater sofa from Craigslist. They accepted our offer of $45, so we're picking it up on Tuesday. It's in good condition, except that the previous owner tried to use velcro to keep the side cushions in place (see photos). 

My questions is, how do I get that stuff off without ruining it? There's only a little Velcro still attached, and the rest is all just leftover adhesive.

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.

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