Thursday, September 29, 2011

Road Bench

First, thanks to everyone who chimed in with ideas about what to do with the canning on this bench. I've finished the bench now!

Here's a reminder of what I started with:

I thought about using some grey fabric I have, but then I saw this piece of bright pinkish-orange fabric in my stash.

I got this fabric at Joann's, probably about a year ago. It was part of their dwell studio line in their 45" home decor fabrics. I think I probably got this for $6/yard.

I removed the old fabric (so gross, you don't want to see) and the accompanying 6000000 staples.I then did my best to totally remove the canning. I painted the frame white, and then started reupholstering.

I was sort of surprised how quickly this came together!

Even Ellie likes it!


(Ignore that small strip of brown. It has been painted now but I haven't had time to get new pics!)






5 comments:

  1. Great restyle nice punch of color too!

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  2. So very, very cute! That great fabric caught my eye on your thumbnail. Great job!
    Deb

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  3. Love it! You did a great job! I love the fabric you chose! :)

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  4. Very cute bench. Fun fabric for sure!
    gail

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