DIY Bookshelf Bench

By Morgan Saylor

In need of a comfy space-filler? Look no further. Blogger Krys has created this banquette seat using a shelving unit, which was then decked out with fabric, cushioning, and a few other materials.

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Here’s what you need:

  • The IKEA Kallax (they used the Expedit, which has been replaced with the Kallax – or a just as sturdy shelving unit would do).
  • Plywood
  • Foam
  • Fabric
  • Sewing materials

For step-by-step pictures and instructions, check out the full blog here.


Tags: DIY, Easy, tutorial, bookshelf

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