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Extra Seating – When You Need It @styleorganization


Recovered! During the heatwaves, I like to work indoors with the A/C on! I had these two stools that were beginning to look shabby. and I thought I would have to pay to get them recovered in the same style, or get rid of them which was not that popular with the family. So I decided to take them apart...

Extra Seating - when you need it @styleorganization

Original – The before.

With the top cushion cut off…

Side by side…

The new material which was a fab find that I have had for years and been dying to use.

Completed in a couple of hours with a staple gun. I placed the top cushion on top of the lower footstool and pulled the material tight and stapled underneath. They look great against the back of the leather sofa. I think I may paint the little legs green too now I have seen the pictures.

Posted in Renovating & Rejuvenating, Using What You Have

Material Girl – Re-Covering a Long Ottoman or Footstool

Have a staple gun and some material? Then go ahead and freshen up your decor. I made this years ago it is just a piece of wood with some padding and 4 feet of plywood that I bought from Home Depot. The feet have simply been screwed on. It has been a big hit for sitting on in front of the fireplace or using as a footstool while relaxing on the sofa. I am using up all my spare pieces of material even if they do not match or co-ordinate perfectly, just because I like them. I love this mustard tone on tone colour.

The New Material
All Done!
The Underside
Removing a foot