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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

A Footstool Makeover

I wanted to share a fun little makeover that I did on a Salvation Army footstool.  I found this and thought it would be the perfect stool for our little one to use to step up into her big girl bed.

First, I completely removed all of the old fabric.  The batting was in great condition and so were the springs and horse hair stuffing.  I just re-used them.

I covered the top with some blue and white striped ticking that I had on hand, then made cording and pleats out of  some leftover drop cloth.

Not too bad for just $2.

It inspired a whole new look for our little one's room.  I'll show you that when it is complete!

Have a great evening.
xo and God Bless,


It's All Connected said...

Not too bad? I'd call it terrific! I love the look and the mattress ticking fabric will stand up to anything a little one hands out! ~ Maureen

must love junk said...

Wow! Your stool turned out gorgeous!!
You can transform my furniture anytime ;)

Blondie's Journal said...

It's beautiful! I love ticking stripe and the ruffle is too cute! Great job!


Lorrie Orr said...

I love it! What a great transformation. Ticking is one of my favourite fabrics.

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Absolutely charming, Kathleen...this turned out beautifully!

crystal said...

Hi there,
Did you glue the piping on?

My Casa Bella said...

Very Cute! love the fabric you used.
My Casa Bella