Young and Crafty Sisters: 06/10/12

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Simple Stool Redo


Simple Stool Redo

My Grandma wanted me to redo this stool for her bathroom. She said that I could do any color that I wanted but her colors were mostly yellows and green. I opted for brighter colors and I’m pretty sure she will love it no matter what colors they are! She’s cool like that :)

If you are looking to reupholster something, a little stool like this is a great place to start!

This stool was baaaadddd. As in, it looked awful.

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I swear that seat was hard as a brick.

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This is what the seat looked like underneath. I might should have opted to cut a new board. But, I didn’t. I’m embarrassed to say I just used the existing, moldy one.

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I grabbed some fluffy batting and recovered around the stool. Just staple all the way around and then cut off the excess.

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I then got my fabric and pulled and stapled all the way around. You can see that it almost has a pleated look. I left it looking like this because who is going to look under a stool? If you do, you are weird… just sayin’.

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And here she is all beautified and bright!

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She looks much cushier now. I’m sure my Grandma’s bottom will thank me for the extra cushion!

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Don’t be afraid of a little reupholstering! It’s pretty simple for simple little stools like this.


Thanks for dropping in :)

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