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Blue Velvet Upholstered Settee

Ayisha from The Pursuit of Handyness wanted the perfect settee for her new master bedroom. Unfortunately, the “perfect settee” in Ayisha’s book cost almost $2,000, which was certainly not justifiable for an occasional piece of furniture. Since there was a shortage of DIY settee tutorials out there, Ayisha was forced to figure it out herself. She used an old Ikea chair to save money on the construction and splurged on the foam. In the end, Ayisha got exactly what she wanted in the size and color that she wanted for only $140!

diy upholstered settee

Ayisha was inspired by the French Country Cottage Light Linen Banquette Dining Settee sold by Kathy Kuo Home.

french country cottage linen banquette dining settee

Find the detailed tutorial at The Pursuit of Handyness.

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Wednesday 9th of April 2014

FABULOUS! I love it


Wednesday 9th of April 2014

Thanks so much for featuring my build.


Wednesday 9th of April 2014

You did an amazing job!!! Thanks for sharing it with KOD readers.


Wednesday 9th of April 2014

I am in LOVE with this settee. I have been wanting a deep blue chair for my living room. This has given me some ideas! Thanks for sharing!


Wednesday 9th of April 2014

I am glad it inspired you, Rebecca. Ayisha blew me away with her settee!

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