The before fabric was a worn peach silk. The bones were in great shape just needed a new look.
This one involved a little sewing. I can't put it off any longer. I am getting a new sewing machine by the end of this year. I've saved my pennies just need to pull the trigger.
This ottoman was for the same client. I had a great time working with her, she's a sweetheart. She wanted to add some color and pattern to her neutral living room. It's hard to see in the photo but it's button tufted.
The ottoman was created from her existing coffee table. I recommended cutting down the top of the table so there would be less of an overhang and she agreed. Nothing says "hey I used to be an table now I'm an ottoman" to me more than too much overhang.
I love a good repurpose so occasionally I still buy random pieces and salvaged parts to make into new and fabulous furniture. (I have one to show you next week) I know it makes more sense to pay a little more for a finished piece and not spend so much time reworking things but to me it's worth it sometimes. It makes me happy. Even though I've been doing it less lately I still love to build things.
So that's just a few of the changes going on. I've got to keep learning and growing, that's what it's all about.
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