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We liked how comfy the KIVIK sectional was but not how low it was

We liked how comfy the KIVIK sectional was but not how low it was


We liked how comfy the KIVIK sectional was, but not how low it was. We thought we'd just add legs to the couch and it would easy. Boy were we wrong!

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We have since added like six additional pillows and two more blankets to the KIVIK

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Well, that's not true. We had a coffee table, a desk and Vern's hideous black Lazy Boy recliner.

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And the obligatory, totally-not-staged (Wink! Wink!) “in use” shot…

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Boy were we wrong! There's this little metal “leg” that attaches the sofa to the chaise, and there wasn't a really good place to attach a leg there.

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