Who doesn’t know this Ikea evergreen? Unassuming and safe, which makes it fit in perfectly into any interior…but I decided to take Ektorp out of its comfort zone and make it into a sofa with character!
I dyed the beige cover black, a little unevenly to make it a bit more cool and laid back. Then I got rid of the back cushions and replaced them with a freestyle mix of pillows of various sizes…and voila!
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