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07/11/2013 05:49 pm ET Updated Jul 17, 2013

11 Extreme Sofas That Will Make You Rethink Your Trusty Couch (PHOTOS)

Being the avid DIYers that we are, we often come across great tutorials for couches made from old shipping pallets. This project is one such example.
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Credit: Prudent Baby

But we've also found some other extreme sofas made from even more surprising materials.
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This one's made from a fridge. Case in point.
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Credit: Fridge Couch

Or take this sculptural chaise for example.
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Credit: Daniel Michalik

A sofa made from nickels? Why not?
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Credit: Jonathan Bell/Flickr

And let's not forget this telephone booth transformation.
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Credit: Karen Roe/Flickr

Apparently, converting car parts into sofas is also a popular trend.
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Particularly the rear.
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This one allegedly moves.
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Credit: Paul Townsend/Flickr

As our expedition to find the weirdest sofas winded down, we decided that simpler was better. Hello, minimalistic concrete sette.
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Credit: Michael Coghlan/Flickr

But at the end of the day, nothing beats an afternoon nap on a bed of moss. As the great Frank Lloyd Wright once said: "Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature." And you can't get closer to nature than this.
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Credit: Memphis CVB/Flickr

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