Here’s a look at the ottoman before we dug into it. My Mom picked it up years ago from the local classifieds with a matching chair.
At one point she had the intention to paint them with chalk paint, which explains the darker coloring on the right edge.
Needless to say she didn’t like the way it was looking so it sat in the basement for years. That is until we embarked on the
She wanted a little stool or bench in this makeover. She’d looked on the local classifieds for something to refresh, but we ultimately ended up shopping in her own basement!
It’s amazing what you can find to re-purpose and refresh by shopping your own home!
(Be sure to watch this ottoman transformation in our quick video tutorial below. Sometimes it’s a little easier seeing the visual in action, along with still pictures.)