DIY Vintage Fur Ottoman From an Old Cable Spool!

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by DIY Passion
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We have been wanting a small foot rest or ottoman for our sun room for a while. Recently, fur ottomans have been popping up all over the place - but they can be pricey. So when I found this old tattered (real!) fur coat at the thrift shop for $8, I snapped it up.
Lucky enough to work in a place with a basement full of cast off treasures, so I also grabbed one of these old, empty cable spools.
It was a bit too tall, so I disassembled it and used 2x2s to readjust the height.
I added foam for comfort and legs and voila!
It's a sweet little quirky perch for feet, a book or some afternoon tea :) For more on how this little stool was created visit our blog - Thanks for following!
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  • Mickey Baron Mickey Baron on Dec 29, 2015
    WOW! This looks Top dollar$$, High end honey! Fantastic job!

  • Jenny Jenny on Jul 08, 2021

    Oh I love what you’ve done, the addition of the little legs is an inspiration!

    SHAME on the original owner of the fur coat! 🤗