Thursday, June 21, 2012

My Lil Shabby Stool


I've had this little stool for a couple of years now.  I was using it on the porch, it was just the perfect height for sitting my feet on while relaxing in the the wicker chair.


Before I had red leopard print fabric on it but I wanted to put the original needlepoint back on it.  I had removed it because I didn't want it to ruin on the porch.


After I removed the cover and cleaned it up, I painted it a light green.  After it dried, I sanded the finish down, allowing the dark wood to show through.  It was still a little too light so I rubbed it down with a little watered down brown paint.  That did the trick!


I removed the old fabric and attached the needlepoint using upholstery tacks.  I was going to use the staple gun but of course it was no where to be found!


I really like how it turned out!  Now I have to figure out where to pick it!


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4 comments:

  1. Smart girl for hanging on to the needlepoint. It looks cute.

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  2. Lovely needlepoint, you did a fabulous job and I love how it turned out!

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  3. Thank you for all the lovely comments!

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