IKEA’s Ektorp Sofa Hack – How We Modernised A Classic

A cute Triceratops on top of the armrest of an Ektorp sofa with a custom sofa cover set in Shire Rust by Comfort Works

Everyone knows the Ektorp sofa. Pleated long-skirt, round arms, a classic look. Is it too dated and unfashionable? I say ‘Yes’, but it doesn’t have to be! But first… But how? With minimal work, that’s how. Simply obtain a set of customised slipcovers, or sofa covers for the non-US, for your Ektorp sofa. We are unashamedly the best (read: only)… Read more →

How To Put On A Slipcover On Your Ektorp sofa

Ektorp slipcover in Rouge Blush by Comfort Works

“Help, help! How do I put my Ektorp sofa covers on my sofa?” We get this question sometimes, and it’s always been an interesting question to ponder because it’s actually really easy. It’s normally a simple process to pull off your old slipcovers and put new ones on, but we’ve put together a step-by-step video on how slipcovers can be… Read more →

Tufting Klippan Hack – Be Emerald Green with Envy!

Tufting Klippan Hack - Be Emerald Green with Envy!

With St Patrick’s day coming up and 2017’s Pantone colour of the year, we’ve decided to bring in a hack for all lovers of the colour – Green. And what better way to do it then to showcase it alongside our Rouge Emerald velvet slipcover, upgraded with new legs and Chesterfield-inspired sofa tufting. But first, here’s what inspired us to… Read more →

DIY Guide For Custom Stained Sofa / Furniture Legs

How to stain sofa legs

Spend an afternoon working with your hands and you’ll be surprised at what you can make. We did this and custom stained our own replacement IKEA sofa / furniture legs (We used the Jager legs) 1. Preparation My friend is a big supporter of the saying, “Measure twice, cut once.” He learned this after making Biggie Smalls, a custom made… Read more →

The Ultimate IKEA Klippan Loveseat Sofa Review

Leather-Klippan-Sofa-Cover-Comfort-Works-white

Arguably the most recognisable IKEA sofa in the world, this is a piece that’s found everywhere and loved by almost everyone. So why haven’t we done a review on it yet? Well now’s the time…   Reviewing the IKEA Klippan Online We’ve always had our own perceptions about the Klippan, and as a slipcover maker – we really love the… Read more →

5 Ways to Appreciate Each Other on Valentine’s Day

5 Ways to Appreciate Each Other on Valentine's Day

Wait, is it Valentine’s Day already? Quick, get a box of chocolates and a bottle of wine! Quick, Google up something good! Okay seriously, the fact that the internet is flooded with articles like these shows how clueless everyone is year after year. Are we supposed to be suckered in by consumerism, or counteract it by celebrating love in general?… Read more →

Redecorate your IKEA Ektorp 3 Seater Sofa for a new look

Redecorate your IKEA Ektorp 3 Seater Sofa for a new look

It’s that time of year again, and we’ve got that old room feel to our office. So a few of us decided to see if we could mix things up easily. Here’s what we tried, without changing the Ektorp’s custom slipcovers (in Nomad Grey). First there was this Scandi-minimalist. Plain grey with plain white throws give it a classy look,… Read more →