This was my first upholstery project. It's a little stool that I found in the very last hour of an estate sale. I thought it was a great little piece that would serve as both storage and extra seating in my craft area. The fabric was cute, but I wanted to modernize it, so I upholstered right over the existing fabric with a remnant I purchased from Premier Fabrics (I love their selection of contemporary, vintage inspired prints). The legs screwed right off, and were a cinch to spray paint.
Full disclosure, I lost my "before" pictures, but I found a wonderful Etsy seller, April Love, who is selling the exact same vintage stool by Burlington Basket Company, and allowed me to use her photos. She has her stool priced at only $38, which is a great deal, because I have seen these sell in the $55-$65 range.
Here's what the inside looked like before:
This little stool holds a LOT of supplies:
This project took only 45 minutes beginning to end!
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