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!



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


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


After cutting evenly on all sides, time to staple!

Wrap and…..
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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