Monday, April 25, 2011

recovering our ottoman

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so. we had this ottoman. it was blue. it matched our denim jean couch.

the couch has sent to another home to live and been replaced by a streamlined, neutral smaller apartment couch. so of course, this ottoman stuck out like a sore thumb.

it’s impossible to get rid of too. Bear likes to play “cherry-picker” in it. to explain: he gets in the ottoman, pretends like he’s raising it up and chopping down the tree branches (((hangers in disguise)))

i’ve wanted to recover it for over a month and finally got up the energy to tackle the project. i ended up not using the fabric i wanted to because i just wanted that ugly blue to gO aWAy. ((truth be told, i used a queen sized sheet that we no longer use because we got a king bed)) i think that i may add some embellishment or trim to the lid at some point.

it’s fairly simple. understand though, I am by nO mEAns a professional ((that’s fairly obvious looking at my work though)) so i will tell you that the results are not pErFEct but are jUsT fiNE in my book.
and….the after. a little bit better, right?

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sarajo said...

Nice job! I'm too scared to do anything like that. That is beyond my scoop of talent. Good on you!!

Kindra-At Home With K said...

Great job on recovering the otoman! I would of never attempted it...LOL The neutral is so much better. Thanks so much for linking up to Terrific Under Ten!

Stacey - Elle Belle said...

It looks so great! Definitely better than the blue and resourceful to use the sheet!

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