11 Ways to Make Your Beat-Up Couch Look Brand New

Don't ditch your tired sofa before you see these budget ways to make them look brand new!

By Hometalk Highlights

Make an easy seat cover using a curtain rod

Slip a curtain rod through a piece of fabric, tuck it into the sofa cushions and voila!

Wrap your worn-out cushions in batting

Then zip those rejuvenated seats right back into your old cushion covers.

Disguise your stained couch with chalk paint

Hide the stains and battle scars with a fresh coat of paint.

Scrub microfiber so it looks fresh and new

Microfiber has an easy cleaning fix, so that after a little work, it will look display window-ready.

Unzip saggy cushions and stuff with Poly-Fil

Stuff Poly-Fil in and around your sagging cushions to plump them up.

Hide ugly wear and tear with a DIY slipcover

Wrap your beat-up cushions in a bright, new slipcover.

Reupholster dumpy seating using a staple gun

Cover a tired sofa without using a needle and thread, by stapling fabric into place.

Use mixed fabric scraps for an eclectic vibe

Turn coordinating scraps of fabric into a fun, colorful new couch.

Lay down a bright coat of spray paint

It sounds wild, but covering your sofa in fabric spray paint is a quick, bright way to upcycle.

Add patches to ripped cushions and corners

Hid claw marks or fabric snags with helpful but attractive patches.

Replace trashed cushions with throw pillows

Grab the ruined cushions off the back of the sofa and fill them in with pretty pillows.