Prescott View Home Reno: How to add legs to Ikea couches

Ever wondered how to add legs to ikea couches? …or pretty much any couches or any furniture?  Since I bought these Ikea KIVIK sofas (mine are Isunda Gray but I’m not sure if they have that color anymore…), I wanted to add legs to them to raise them up higher. In our last house, the low height didn’t bother me but for whatever reason, they felt so bottom heavy and too low for this space. Today I’ll show you a super easy way to add legs to ikea couches!

I loved the set up we had in the space but it really felt heavy and the couches felt so bulky. I found these legs on Amazon and after inspecting the bottom of the couches, I found that it’d be super easy to raise them up and make them look a bit lighter in this space.

First, I removed the legs that came with the sofa.

Next, we install these industrial strength furniture brackets and screwed them over the existing hole, lining up the hole where the bolt of the leg screws in.

After they were all screwed in, I let my kiddos twist on the legs and I gave them an extra twist or two just to be safe! 😉

Here’s how it sat on the floor before…

and here it is with the first sofa done. I love the added 5″ height! It made it absolutely perfect. The back cushions sit right beneath the window, just like I wanted!

I absolutely love how it changed the sofas and if you’re debating on adding or changing the legs on your furniture, DO IT! There are so many cute options out there! Make sure to tag us on Instagram (@classyclutter) and use #myclassyclutter so we can see your projects and possibly feature you!!



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    Millie Torres
    February 15, 2017 at 6:17 am

    Putting the legs on the furniture sure makes a big difference. I did the same thing to my Ikea furniture many years ago….Millie from: http://frugaliciouschick.blogspot.com
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