Thrifty single mum who couldn’t afford a new sofa transforms her couch with £10 covers – The Sun

A CREATIVE single mum has revealed how she transformed her tired looking sofas for just £33 using covers from eBay.

Anna Pek took to the Facebook group Extreme Couponing & Bargains UK, run by money saving mum Holly Smith, where she shared before and after snaps of her upcycled settee.


The mum-of-two from Norfolk, shared a snap of her beige L-shaped sofa and circular chair before their makeover and three after shots.

And with the help of the leaf-printed cushion covers her suite looks unrecognisable.

Captioning her post Anna wrote: “Transformed my sofas with sofa covers from ebay total cost 33 🙂 so happy (sic).”

Fellow group members were clearly impressed with her handiwork, with her post receiving almost 3,000 likes and hundreds of comments praising her efforts.


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One user wrote: “Oh wow, you've done a fab job, they look amazing.

“You've brightened the room right up yet still managed to make it look soooo relaxing and tranquil, I love it.”

Another agreed adding: “I've been looking at these wasn’t sure but after seeing yours defo gonna buy some now”

And a third wrote: “Wow they look Fabulous + such a bargain price!”

The covers Anna has used are available to buy on eBay and come in various patterns including a floral and tie-dye style.

Each cover comes in at just under £10 a pop meaning the total price will depend on the size of your sofa.

In other bargain news, we told you how shoppers are going wild for a £4 Mrs Hinch-inspired radiator cover reduced from £77.

Plus this woman has banished spiders from her home using a clever £2 tip – and all you will need is some mint and anti-bacterial spray.

And we showed you Primark has launched matching BFF Rachel Green and Monica Geller PJs for Friends’ 25th anniversary.

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