Amber Tysl
Amber Tysl
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  • Belton, SC

Easy Ottoman Makeover


My parents had one of those beat up circular leather ottomans and I just could not let it go. Truthfully, it should have gone to the curb with it's ripped side but I saw new life.
easy ottoman makeover, painted furniture, reupholster
So with a little bit of rope, new material and new feet! It was brand new.
easy ottoman makeover, painted furniture, reupholster
Using a hot glue gun, I literally glued rope around and around the ottoman. You can kind of see the leather peeking through, but it adds character, right?
easy ottoman makeover, painted furniture, reupholster
I spray painted the little feet white and just unscrewed the old feet to make the switch!
easy ottoman makeover, painted furniture, reupholster
Using the same leather (it's marine vinyl fabric) that was in my dining room, I covered the top to protect it from spills!
easy ottoman makeover, painted furniture, reupholster
And it looks brand new!
easy ottoman makeover, painted furniture, reupholster
It was such an easy fix!
easy ottoman makeover, painted furniture, reupholster
easy ottoman makeover, painted furniture, reupholster
easy ottoman makeover, painted furniture, reupholster

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  • Madison Sheah
    on Mar 11, 2016

    I love this room, I was wondering where you got your couch and chair slipcovers? I love them and have been thinking about doing the same to mine. My furniture has good bones, but a little outdated. Thanks !

    • KKAbsherwrites
      on Mar 12, 2016

      IKEA is only good if you go to a store. Having to return a shipped item is beyond ridiculous! 90 minute wait time on phone (no callback), then when they received it, they never refunded the purchase on my card - had to have credit card company dispute the charges. I will never order anything from Ikea again.

  • KKAbsherwrites
    on Mar 11, 2016

    What a fabulous upcycled! I was wondering about your slipcovers also. Thanks!

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