So anyway, this friend of ours is looking for a inexpensive sofa and of course her first thought is Ikea but she wants something a little more glam.
"What if you buy Ikea and then reupholster it?," I suggest.
"The whole point of this is to spend as little money as possible. Do you realize that tossing in reupholstering will kick things up to the next level?"
Not if you follow this tutorial from Eddie Ross...
With a little help from a staple gun, an Exacto knife and couple of good online resources, he helps a friend turn a basic Ikea sofa into something completely glam. For complete step-by-step instructions, click here