Sectional Legs Re-Finished

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Once the decision was made to re-design our living room and purchase our first real couch together, we went right to work researching and pricing options.  After seeing a few options way out of our price range, we found what we hoped to be the perfect sectional couch for us, the Karlstad sectional from Ikea.  I really liked the overall look of it, but was not a fan of the boring light color wood legs.  I immediately told Alex, “I could totally spray paint them black and it would look sooo much better!” Not 5 minutes later while searching for online reviews, he came across my favorite blog Young House Love and discovered that not only did Sherry and John have this same sectional and rave about it a year later, but they also painted the legs of theirs and it looked awesome!

Decision was made, we were getting this sectional and painting the legs to classy it up :)

First we had to remove the legs from our sectional and ottoman.

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Look at how low the couch is without it’s legs!  We had to live with it like this for a couple days while I worked on the legs and let them dry.  Wezley didn’t seem to mind the change, in fact I think he liked it being easy to jump on and off the couch :) Continue reading »