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Before & After: IKEA Futon Graduates From College

updated May 4, 2019
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Certain decor doesn’t transition well from college to more grown-up digs, and your futon is one of them. Which makes this a good hack for folks who don’t want to get rid of the one they currently own, or spend the money on a new sofa. Elizabeth shows you how to do it with IKEA’s GRANKULLA, but you can use any similar type of wooden futon.

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To make this new daybed happen, Elizabeth disassembled the futon, made a few modifications, and then reconstructed it into a different shape. She even made the fabric herself from a hand-carved stamped based on street tiles in Barcelona. Adorable!

You can see how she did it, along with step-by-step photos, over on Instructables.