DIY Couch

Are you going to updating your couch yet you don’t want to spend your money? If so, the DIY projects are always a good idea to cope with it. 

If you choose the DIY project instead of coming to the store and buy what you need, you can use the old and unused stuff. Or you only need to buy the materials at the store, which is cheaper.

There are 47 DIY couch ideas below you can try. You can choose the one which fits your needs, your space, your budget, etc. The thing is, you can improve your creativity.

Get ready to gain some inspirations below? Here are the ideas!

DIY Claw Foot Bathtub Couch

DIY Claw Foot Bathtub Couch
Noahw

Adding an aesthetic hint on your area is no longer a big deal since this idea is coming. The most important thing is, you can add this beautiful couch to your room without spending much money. 

 It is going to be the perfect place to enjoy your leisure time. Also, reading would be much more comfortable on this couch. 

Besides the color of the bathtub couch, that clawfoot can turn the ugly bathtub into the trendy one.

See more ideas: Outdoor Privacy Screen Ideas

DIY 2 in 1 Couch

DIY 2 in 1 Couch
by Benjamin Uyeda

If you are wondering what is the best idea to cope with the small space, this 2 in 1 couch is the best answer.

You can place this couch on the living room where it is the best spot to host a family time. It can accommodate more people to sit on that 2 on 1 couch as well.

DIY Movable Couch

DIY Movable Couch
Made by Muebles can palets

If it comes to party time, you have to ensure it is going to be a fantastic party. If you host a party or family gathering frequently, you need to add this couch in your house.

This kind of couch is a little bit pricey, indeed. Hence, you need to challenge your creativity by making this couch. Also, if you use the old pallets, it is going to be a zero price tag.

DIY Rustic Couch

DIY Rustic Couch
Created by rogueengineer.com

Summer is coming! It is your time to prepare for your amazing summer. The easiest thing you can do is creating your own couch.

We all know summertime is the best time to enjoy the sunlight and the warm breeze outside. And the couch is good together with the rustic style.  The earthy tone can make the vibe getting warmer.

DIY Bohemian Couch

DIY Bohemian Couch
Created by Brittany

We have to acknowledge that upgrading the old couch is worth doing. It doesn’t only add the value of the couch itself, yet it also can make the area where you put the couch going to be fancier.

Adding a foam can cover the hard part of the couch, and it is more accessible to decor. Functionally, it is going to be more comfortable.

DIY Couch Ikea Hack

DIY Couch Ikea Hack
treasuresandtravelsblog.com

The soft denim couch against the window can be the best place at home to enjoy the spare time where you can lean back comfortably.

On the other side, the dark color of the couch can help you to hide the dirt. It is way much cheaper if you create it by yourself instead of buying it in the store.

DIY Outdoor Couch

DIY Outdoor Couch
Ana White

If you are wondering what comes best with white color, the dark blue can be the best answer. It will give you a bright look, which also gives a relaxing effect.

You can follow the steps if this DIY couch fits your needs. Also, it offers you the alternatives to having a stylish couch when you are on a budget.

Summer Couch

Summer Couch
lindiy.wordpress.com

Spending time in the backyard when the sun shines brightly is all that you need. You can enjoy the breeze while you are lean back on the couch.

If you want to boost your creativity, you can make your own couch. You don’t need to go to the store and buy the couch since this idea comes up. You can follow the steps and ensure you measure it according to your needs.

DIY Soft Blue Portable Couch

DIY Soft Blue Portable Couch
@formabilio

This simple diy couch is all that you need if you have a small space.
It doesn’t only offers you a sophisticated look, yet it simplifies your activities. You can move the couch easily.

In the other side, you can also change the position. The soft blue of the cushion and the bright color of the wood is a perfect combination to accentuate the fancy appearance.

DIY Water Pipe Couch

DIY Water Pipe Couch
Fish Smith

Are you dreaming of having an industrial look of the stuff on your classy house? Here is the answer.

The industrial couch made out of the water pipe can be the best idea. You only need to collect the materials you need and follow the steps.

You have to be careful while choosing the fabric to infuse the fancy look. Once you choose the ugly one, it can destroy the whole look. Happy crafting!

Bed Base Couch Idea

Bed Base Couch Idea
designsponge.com

Having a beautiful and comfy couch without spending much money is possible. You can use the old or unused stuff. Add foam to make it more comfortable.

Technically, you need basic sewing skill to make this couch. But it is worth trying. This couch offers you comfort place. Also, it can please you.

DIY Farmhouse Couch

DIY Farmhouse Couch
Funky Junk Interiors

Farmhouse style does not only give you a beautiful appearance. The color of the materials can infuse the warm vibe, which matches perfectly with the pallets.

It goes better if you place this couch on your backyard so that you can enjoy your time in a fancy way. Also, you can enjoy your time comfortably.

DIY Old Door Couch

DIY Old Door Couch
DIY and Craft

If you are wondering what can you do with your old door, upcycle it into a couch can be your to-do list. This sturdy old door can turn into the antique and comfortable couch. To make it more comfortable when you lean back, you need to add some cushions.

You can save money by creating the couch by yourself. Once you finished it, the result will amaze you.

DIY Easy Couch

DIY Easy Couch
Homemade Modern

You need at least one stuff which has a timeless style. And the box couch can be your best option among others.

To make it more comfortable to lounge on, you can set the cushions on the frame. You can create it easily, and it offers you a professional look.

Children-Friendly Couch

Children-Friendly Couch
By Bethany SY

If you have a baby, that means you have to ensure your furniture is safe for them. You don’t need to buy every single stuff which safe for the baby. Yet, you can make a couch which safe for your baby.

You can create the padded couch with the padded ‘arm.’ It can save your baby from the hard wooden furniture. Also, since it is the children-friendly couch, the legs of the couch must be lower.

DIY Casual Corner Couch

DIY Casual Corner Couch
stylizimoblog.com

The DIY project can be your best option if you want to challenge your creativity. It is not about the affordable price. Sometimes it is all about the process and the effort you give.

This chaise lounge can also be your best friend to relax. Since it is a DIY project, you can choose the fabric at will. Hence you have to choose the fabric smartly.

DIY Invisible Storage Couch

DIY Invisible Storage Couch
Ana White

If you have aplenty of stuff and you don’t have any spacious area, you need to place the storage in your room. You can create a couch which has invisible storage in it.

Fortunately, you can create it by yourself, that means you can save your money. In the other side, you can improve your creativity and create it that fits your area.

DIY Pallet Couch

DIY Pallet Couch
easypalletideas.com

We all know that pallet is one of the most wanted wooden materials. Most of the furniture is made out of wood.

Here is one of the furniture which made out of pallets. But somehow, if you do not want to expose the pallets, you can cover it with fabric. You can set the foam to make it more comfortable.

DIY Upholstered Couch

DIY Upholstered Couch
Wood Shop Diaries

If you are wondering how to create a couch without spending significant money, you can try to create this upholstered couch. You can hide the foam by using the fabric.

In the other side, the fabric can turn the couch into the classy one. To make it more beautiful and artsy, you can add the cushions which have a matching color.

DIY Diamond Couch

DIY Diamond Couch
We Waste Time

We all know that inspiration can come from any directions. And the inspiration for this couch comes from the shape of the diamond.

The couch made out of the copper plumbing pipe can be the focal point of your room. The uniqueness of the shape can turn the room into the trendy one. In the other side, you also have to choose the color of the fabric carefully.

DIY Couch with Shelves In The Back

DIY Couch with the Back Shelves
Homemade Modern

There are so many ways to keep your stuff or the artsy stuff stylishly. You can apply this idea for both spacious and small area. It is a couch made out of wood, but it contains shelves in the back part.

You have to choose the best wood material to make the couch durable and also aesthetically pleasing. In the other side, you need to add some cushions so that you can sit comfortably.

he bright color of the wood and the white cushions can make your space looks wider and elegant. That is why you have to consider on choosing them.

DIY Fun Look Couch

DIY Fun Look Couch
Fall for DIY

If you are thinking about making one of your furniture as the focal point of your living room, this yellow couch should be on your space.

When your room is dominated with white or bright color, then yellow couch can perfectly be the focal point of the room. You can add some potted plants next to the couch to infuse the green hint, which can make the whole room more beautiful.

DIY Couch with Drawer

DIY Couch with Drawer
HOMECRUX

Since the living space is getting smaller, you have to be smart to deal with it. When you have so many stuff, but you don’t have any place to keep them, you can create the storage on the couch.

This drawer couch can be your best friend for your small space where you can store your items and sit comfortably without any scattered items. You can follow the steps to make this space-savvy furniture.

DIY Couch Tie-Dyed Cover

DIY Couch Tie-Dyed Cover
Loblaw

Tie-dyed can be the best option to enjoy your summertime. You can use that fabric as the cover of your cushion and the couch. It is going to be an unlimited pattern since you create it by yourself.

Let the natural color of the wood which can match perfectly with the fabric. You can add another accent i.e., potted plant to make the room more beautiful.

DIY Vintage Style Couch

DIY Vintage Style Couch
Vintage Revivals

If you are tired of the padded couch, you can try to make this kind of couch. This couch is made out of the leather, while the frame is made out of the wood. It accentuates the vintage style yet you don’t need to spend much money on it.

Place this couch among the vintage stuff to infuse the old style. In this case, old is the gold so that this style is worth making.

DIY Couch Bunk Bed

DIY Couch Bed
Scraphacker

Are you looking for the inexpensive multifunction couch?
Please take a look at these steps you might need. You can repurpose the old pallets, or simply you can buy it at IKEA.

This couch bunk bed can be the best alternatives, just in case your friends or families are staying overnight. You only need to pull out the lower bed and voila! The bunk bed is ready to use!

DIY All in Couch

DIY All in Couch
Deep Red motor Home

If you are dreaming of having a motorhome where you can set the lounge which also works as a bed, your dream is going to come true!

This kind of couch is all that you need, especially if you love to wander around. You can set the couch and make up the bed easily and makes your cab feels like home.

DIY Repurposed Crib Couch

DIY Repurposed Crib Couch
remodelaholic.com

When your baby is growing up and s/he doesn’t need the crib anymore, you can try to make something made out of the crib. You can make a couch from that crib.

It doesn’t only add the value of the crib. Additionally, you can place this couch at the nursery room and put some storage boxes underneath.

Oil Barrel Couch Ideas

Oil Barrel Couch Ideas
Dzine Trip

Being creative means, you can solve the problem differently. And the picture above shows us what creativity is. No worries, you can create it by yourself.

You have to find the barrel oil and follow the step. If the painted barrel is not enough, you can add the cushion. The couch doesn’t only comfortable, yet it also makes your couch look nicer

DIY Classic Couch

DIY Classic Couch
doityourselfdivas.com

There are so many reasons not to toss your old stuff. Reupholster it is one of the reasons. That is frustrating when your couch is getting ugly, yet you don’t have extra money to buy the new one.

You can reupholster and makeover your old couch. You can change the fabric, which can make the sofa look like a new. You can also change the shape if you want to make the couch seems different.

DIY Retro Leather Couch

DIY Vintage Leather Couch
Mandi

We all agree that leather material can turn the furniture look classy. If you want to make your couch look different, you don’t need to buy the new one. When you change the material or the color, it can change the whole appearance.

In this case, the old black couch can be changed into the retro one by changing the color of the material. See? You don’t have to spend much money to buy the new one when you can make it cheaper.

DIY Velvet Couch

DIY Velvet Couch
Yellow Brick Home

We have to admit that sometimes we just bored with our old furniture. In the other side, it is impossible to spend money significantly and buy the new one. Hence, we have to be smart to cope with it.

When you bought the couch, you have matched it with the whole room. No worries, if it looks too light, it can be the focal point of the room. The blue velvet couch can be the focal point of the place among the brownish shade. Moreover, it can make your room look more stylish.

DIY Couch Makeover

DIY Couch Makeover
This Sorta Old Life

Do you still remember how old your couch is? Or do you remember the last time you cleaned your couch? It is pretty hard to clean the fabric material of the sofa, indeed. Even a vacuum cleaner is not enough.

Sometimes you have to measure when you need to change the fabric since it is too old and the appearance is getting worse.

Additionally, when you change the fabric, it can change the appearance significantly. You can also add some cushion to create a different hint, which makes it look fancier.

DIY Livingroom Couch Makeover

DIY Livingroom Couch Makeover
Miss Mustard Seed

Everything goes best in the hand of creative people. We can do that only if we want to. The old and ugly couch can be so beautiful among the furniture which infuses the rustic vibe.

There are so many ways to make it looks different. You can paint the wooden frame or just let the natural color of the wood. Moreover, you need to change the fabric, which fits the vibe.

Easy DIY Couch IKEA Hack

Easy DIY Couch IKEA Hack
by Efraguada

We all know that IKEA’s product never fails to amaze us. Unfortunately, sometimes they don’t fit our budget. That is what triggers us to be creative. We can do the IKEAhack to get the furniture similar to IKEA’s way much cheaper.

If you want your fabric to get painted, you can stamp onto the canvas using the fabric paint. After all, set the fabric to the frame.

DIY Tufted Coach

DIY Tufted Couch
by Betty

Do you know that simple action can make a massive impact on something? It also works for the couch. When the plain couch is too standard for you, you can decor the couch into the tufted one.

The tufted couch can turn your old couch into the classier one. Even you only need approximately 20 minutes to change it. It doesn’t only easy, yet you can change it like real quick.

DIY Painted Couch

DIY Painted Couch
Happiness is Homemade

One of the perks of having a plain couch is you can give a simple touch to make it look more beautiful. There are so many ways you can do with plain covered-fabric furniture like paint them or give a tufted touch.

A painted couch can be the best answer if you want a different massive appearance. You have to give some coats so that it can give you a smooth and solid coverage.

Tips: You have to ensure the couch is completely dry before installing it.

Small DIY Couch Storage

Small DIY Couch Storage
Katie

When reading is one of the best activities in your leisure time, you need a couch that has storage. This storage can help you to collect the book you have read.

In addition, you can also store other stuff underneath. It is important for those who have a lot of items and have no idea where to store the items. It convenient for your leisure time, and it is a good place to hide your items.

DIY Modern Outdoor Couch

DIY Modern Outdoor Couch
Build Something

The wooden material is one of the best materials, among others. It is sturdy enough when you put it outside. In the other side, the style is durable.

You can paint the frame black while the cushion can be cream. If you want to add a table, then a low and simple table can be the best combination.

Follow the instructions and ensure you do not miss the step.

DIY Chillout Couch

DIY Chillout Couch
by frecklesandfluff.com

It is summertime!
Summer means it is the best time to enjoy outdoor activities. You can do sunbathing on your backyard by laying on the couch.

If the stores are run out of the supply of this product, you can create it by yourself.
Collect some pallets and measure it as you want. You can paint blue on the couch and add some contrast color of cushions.

Hint: Blue and green color can help you more relax, while the red cushion works as the focal point.

DIY Pallet Outdoor Couch

DIY Pallet Outdoor Couch
placeofmytaste.com

There are so many ways to makeover the old pallet. Some people are using pallets to make some kinds of furniture. The couch is sometimes made out of the pallet. That is because it is easy to find and build. In the other side, you can show the natural beauty of the wood.

If you place the couch against the fence on the deck, you don’t need to add the back. But it’s important to add the foam and the cushions which covered with the outdoor fabric. To make it more convenient, you can add a table made out of painted pallets.

Easy DIY Couch Makeover

Easy DIY Couch Makeover
loveoffamilyaAnd ndhome.net

Since the couch is getting older, it also getting saggy. It is your decision either makeover it or purchase the new one. And if you want to save money, the DIY project should be your option.

It’s way cheaper instead of purchase the new one because you only need to refill the cushion. And it looks like a brand new couch!

DIY Farmhouse Outdoor Couch

DIY Farmhouse Outdoor Couch
Created by Amanda and Corey

We have to admit the beauty of the wood. No wonder, although it is unpainted, it still being loved. And if you want to accentuate the farmhouse style, it is a good idea to let the couch being unpainted.

It is good together with the grey fabric foam. Additionally, you need to put the stripped-blue cushions to give a different accent.

DIY Plywood Couch

DIY Plywood Couch
by Melissa Mora

Outdoor furniture can be the best decision if you love to enjoy the warm breeze. In this part, the creator decided to use the plywood. It is easier to work than the thick one, and it is also cheaper.

The turquoise seat cushions and the animal printed cushions match perfectly. This couch can comforts you both physically and also mentally. It is going to be a perfect place to lounge on.

DIY Couch and Couch Cushion

DIY Couch and Couch Cushion
by Anniesarai

Who doesn’t love the idea of placing a couch under the window? It is one of the best places to lounge on beside the bedroom itself.

If you don’t have a spacious area, this couch is not bulky at all. In the other side, the color of the cushion and the unpainted frame can make the room looks wider.

DIY Couch for Beginner

DIY Couch for Beginner
dengarden.com

As we know, a saggy couch is one of the uninvited views in your home. However, you can’t hide it. You need to change the look by purchase the new one or change the cover, which is the fabric.

Before you change the fabric, you have to refill the foam of the cushions and the seat cushion. If this cushion takes your interest, you can follow the steps and create your own.

DIY Outdoor Patio Couch

DIY Outdoor Patio Couch
by Hello Creative Family

Sometimes, you don’t need a big couch to longe on. Hence, you need to have this couch for your patio. If you want to place this kind of couch and interested to create it, you will need:

  • 6 Wooden pallets (look for the HT stamp which means they have been heat-treated)
  • Drill/Screwgun
  • #8 1 1/2 in. Decking screws (I suggest buying a 50 pack)
  • Various L-shaped and corner brackets and mending plates
  • Saw (table, circular, or hand)
  • HomeRight Finish Max Fine Finish HVLP Sprayer.
  • Outdoor Wood Stain
  • Cushions (We recycled a set from our old patio furniture)
  • Safety tools: eye and ear protection, work gloves, particulate & paint respirator

For further steps, you can see here.

Tips: You have to use the outdoor stain for the potting bench.

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