Friday, June 8, 2012

Vanity Stool Before and After

Wow.  Easiest piece of furniture to makeover EVER.  And these things are so cute.  Whenever I see a cheap one at a yard sale, I snatch it up fast.  (You can see the first one I redid using a homemade stencil HERE.)

Look past the overcrowdedness of this nursery and check out the window.  See that window?  Well, it no longer exists.  In it's place is not wall and a midget sized door opening up into a play nook that overlooks the living room.  Someday I'll get around to posting about that little play nook!  But now notice the curtains.  Sine the window disappeared, I have some nice upholstery fabric at my disposal!
The metal on this chair was a bit rusty so I gave it a good coat of Rustoleum Primer spray paint first.  Then Used a light blue spray paint on top.  Stapled the upcycled curtain over the cushion on the underside and wal-la.  Good as new and cute to boot. :)

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8 comments:

  1. Kammy that stool is really cute! I'm going to keep my eye out for one.

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  2. It' amazing how something so simple as paint and fabric can make such a big difference!

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  3. Oh, Kammy, this is gorgeous! Cute is an understatement! And such a great deal too :)

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  4. Those are such cute stools, Kammy! I've seen a few over the past several months and would like to buy them to fix up, but I have no place to put them since we down-sized. Love that you were able to reuse the fabric from the drapery panels. I do that, too. I am just reusing a valance I had made into a little chair pad for my granddaughter.

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  5. Love the new fabric, so cute!

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  6. Cool! I'm in the process of restoring one of these stools myself. It's surprisingly sturdy and just the right size for our tiny guest bedroom.

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