12 January, 2010

Trashed Ottoman to Treasure

I wanted an upholstered ottoman and wouldn't spend lots of $$$$ for it. I bought this ottoman on Craigslist for $10.  I know- I spent too much for it.  I guess this is what 4 cats can do to a piece of furniture!  However, it is really solid and there's also storage.  I'm always on the lookout for pieces that can do double duty.  I LOVE getting a bargain, especially one I can get creative with.  Here's the before-

I have yards of this linen-fabric is an addiction for me-I can't help it.  Anyway, a couple of hours work and fabric and trim I had on hand and
Voila!
 
My new-to-me $10 ottoman.  Here's what it looks like in it's new home.

ann marie

8 comments:

  1. It looks amazing now. Great redo. Loving the scalloped bottom.

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  2. Love what you did! I just got a chair with an ottoman out of the classifieds. The chair is great but the ottoman needs some help. Thanks for the inspiration.
    -Angela

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  3. Yeah. That is amazing! I love it!

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  4. Great job, I love it and your outdoor bathtub is a wonderful ideal. Your very creative. Thanks for sharing. Hope you visit sometime. Great blog.
    Sandy

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  5. Oh my goodness, I love it! The scalloped edge is fabulous.

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