Sunday, January 15, 2012

A few quick changes...

I have been meaning to recover a few benches with fabric that I have had for many months. This bench has had the same fabric for over 2 years and I wanted to brighten it up a bit.
A few minutes and a staple gun and here it is:
This is one I bought at the thrift shop for $4.99.
My plan was to cover it with a salt bag, but the bag was too small (another one of my plans spoiled by not thinking things through thoroughly!!)
This is now listed on Craig's List - hopefully I can get rid of it!!
Recovering benches or stools is quite easy and a quick way to add an accent color or brighten things up!
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7 comments:

  1. Wish I lived close to you, I'd snatch up that bench! I LOVE dragonflies and that fabric is gorgeous!!!!

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    1. They look fabulous, Patti.

      Happy New Year! La

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  2. Patti , you did a wonderful job on your stools. My favorite is the black and white scroll pattern.

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  3. Such a great quick and easy way to make a complete change. They look great! And what a great price on the footstool too! Vanna

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  4. I like them all actually. I am getting ready to make pillows for my couch with the black and cream buffalo check. Great price on that bench.

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  5. Wonderful redo's. I have a stool just like the 1st one you pictured. Mine is in desperate need of an update. I should get the staple gun out tonight!
    Jane

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  6. These turned out really cute! I love the fabric you chose! I'm your newest follower! Please stop by bellanest.blogspot.com if you get a chance. =)

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