07 Mar. 2007|
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Step 1- Cut a piece of wood (or MDF) to the coffee table size of your choice, unless of course you are using your current coffee table to save some moolah. Step 2- Cover your top with extra-loft batting, securing it underneath the table top with a staple gun. Step 7- Push the needle and thread through (from the back to the front) of your piece, through a pre-drilled hole where you want your button tufting to appear.
After you do all of your buttons this way you should be left with a beautiful tufted HEADBOARD!!!!
Although we lucked out by finding pieces we could reuse, we’re sure you can do the same by upholstering a coffee table you already have, using an old curtain panel for your fabric, and scouring your local thrift shop or Habitat For Humanity ReStore for wood scraps or pieces that you could reinvent as an ottoman. So I made my own, including the things I loved, and changing the things I didn’t love about the inspiration ottoman. Can hardly believe how your living room is turning from a sow’s purse into an elegant room that is so inviting.
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Get more for your decorating dollars by making your own ottoman with one of these fun DIY ottoman projects. And when she sent over some photographs of a stunning ottoman that she DIYed, we begged her to treat us to an exclusive little YHL tutorial. I am so excited that John and Sherry have invited me to share the details about my DIY tufted ottoman! Have a friend or spouse push the button in on the other side while you tie the knot to ensure that all your tufts are the same depth. I especially love your suggestion of covering an existing piece of furniture with fabric for a similar effect. You make me believe my husband and I could build something like this one day…and we have no tools or skills! Large tufted upholstered ottomans make fabulous coffee tables, but they can be very expensive. Minimal tools, no-sewing and basic upholstery skills are all it takes to create these colorful ottomans.
We’re sending out a huge thank you to Kara and Tim for providing such amazing photos and this awesomely detailed play by play of their upholstering and building process.
They can be used as hidden storage, extra seating, additional table surface, and a place to prop your feet up. Save money and get the look by making your own by repurposing an old square wood coffee table.
So without further ado, we’ll hand this post over to Kara so she can take you through the process of making your very own version of the lovely (and surprisingly doable) ottoman that she whipped up. Then cover your wood top with contact cement and place 2 inch foam (cut to the same dimensions) on top.
You inspire me Kristi, I look forward to your posts and when I spot them in my mailbox I make myself a cup of coffee and I savour them word by word, picture by picture.