Simply Comfy: DIY Ottomans That Are A Living Room Must-Have

Ottoman; a multi-functional piece of furniture that you don’t know how much you need, until you actually get it. It definitely enhances your living room’s functionality by offering extra room to sit, put your feet up, set down a tray or act as hidden storage. If you are game for a little handy project, check out these DIY ottomans and find one that your living space cannot go without!

White Upholstered Ottoman 

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When an ottoman matches the rest of the decor in your living room it creates a consistent and beautiful interior that will always be a source of inspiration. Look to Not So Newlywed McGees if you want to learn all about making an ottoman that fits the room like a glove!

Crate Ottoman 

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If you find an old crate that you can repurpose, you’re already halfway to a new ottoman! It will be a perfect piece for a rustic living room and you can comfortably rest your feet on it while catching up on Netflix! Find the how-to at DIY Projects!

Boho Chic Ottoman 

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The beauty of making your own ottoman is that you can let your creativity run wild and make it look exactly how you’ve always wanted to! Anika’s DIY Life has a detailed tutorial on this ottoman with serious boho chic subtext!

Ikea Table Turned Ottoman 

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What would we do without Ikea? Their classic little coffee tables sure are useful, but they’d be much more valuable if you turn them into an ottoman – Purdy Little House will show you how! This is a great project to do during the annual spring cleaning; out with the old without having to throw anything away!

Tufted Ottoman 

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If you are wishing for an ottoman that has a certain elegance to it and also doubles as storage, Sarah’s Big Idea has just the one! This tufted ottoman will not disappoint, especially if you can’t resist things that are low-budget but look like a million bucks!

Black and White Ottoman 

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Monochrome interior is taking the world by storm! To bring some of the classic black-and-white beauty into your home, an ottoman seems like a fitting choice! Visit Kristi Murphy to get the details on this comfy, stylish ottoman!

Milk Crate Ottoman 

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Did you know that a milk crate can be transformed into an ottoman, one that you will get to enjoy for years to come? We love that it has a nautical touch as well as plenty of storage, so it’s not only beautiful, it’s also functional! Find the tutorial for your next favorite furniture piece at Dwelling in Happiness!

Cushy Red Ottoman 

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The thing about ottomans is, they should always serve a purpose. If you need some extra space to hide things, make an ottoman that opens up. But if you only need something super comfortable for resting, Pretty Handy Girl has a lovely cushy ottoman!

Denim Ottoman 

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You heard it here first, denim is back! Say goodbye to those old jeans you haven’t worn in years and use them in the process of making this unique ottoman by Pillar Box Blue! Giving your old items a new purpose is  what DIY projects are all about!

Drawer Ottoman 

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We can all relate to the situation where we are in possession of a special piece of furniture that really draws us in, but we have no idea what to actually do with it. Enter the project by The OBN! Turn a vintage drawer into a memorable ottoman that will proudly claim its space within your living room!

Sweater Ottoman 

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If a lot of the previous ottoman projects scared you, such as the upholstered or tufted ones, let us assure you that even when it comes to ottomans there is always room for simplicity. Got an old sweater you need to get rid of? Excellent! Now all you need are the instructions by Thoughts from Alice!

Book Storage Ottoman 

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Smaller living spaces are always a challenge to decorate, because they can easily start feeling too crammed if we have a lot of furniture. If you are struggling with organizing and storing your books, because your bookcase is either too full or just not an option, Mon Makes Things will show you how to make an ottoman with plenty of book storage!

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