DIY footstool/$319 vs. $23.26

Hello everyone!

I recently “flipped” this mid-century modern footstool that we found at a Goodwill store for only $6.99! Since we are redoing my room, we bought this stool to restore and use for my room (future room tour/makeover coming soon!). On a lot of websites, this kind of Mongolian fur stool is selling for $100-400+ dollars! So I thought, “Why not!”  Here is how we “DIYed” it….

So little ol’ me forgot to take a “before” picture of the footstool…. Luckily  I found this picture on Google of the exact same stool!

 

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Inspiration, not so much inspired by the pri$e…

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http://www.westelm.com/products/mongolian-lamb-stool-h1660/?pkey=e%7Cfootstool%7C50%7Cbest%7C0%7Cviewall%7C24%7C%7C34&cm_src=PRODUCTSEARCH

Shared inspiration (not) comes from my Uncle Ryan…he posted this to his FB page without knowing I was working on this project. Kudos to your impeccable style Uncle Ryan! 😀

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♥♥♥AFTER♥♥♥

 

So the first step we did was lay out the fabric and stool face-down to measure where to cut.

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After cutting evenly on all sides, time to staple!

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Wrap and…..
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Staple down.

 

Just keep stapling until all the fabric is in place! This is a super easy DIY, but you save SOOOO much money, and you can say you made it! Another thing you could do is repaint the brass/gold caps on the bottom, but I feel that takes away from its character.

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That’s it! Thank you so much for visiting my blog!

Until Next Time,

♥Short & Sweet♥

 

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