Jumat, 25 Maret 2016

The DIY Fru Fru Stool

With school, sports, St. Pat’s, our jaunt down to Savannah and what I’m going to call a healthy case of spring fever, my decor projects have been a slow go these days.  The one thing I did finally finish up after it spent a few weeks sitting on my dining room table is the little fru fru stool for my dressing table / closet makeover!
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The entire project took about 30 minutes and cost $26!!

You’ll Need:
Marius Stool $6
Margareta Cushion (I can’t recall how much this was so I’m going to say $10…it’s Ikea so surely it couldn’t have been much more than that!)
Tejn Sheepskin $10
Round wood disk – mine was a clock face I purchased at Michael’s for another project and never used.  A slightly larger one would have been better.
Silver spray paint – mine was actually stainless steel spray paint left over from the oyster chandelier project

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1. Assemble the legs of the stool and spray paint.  Attach the wood disk to the top (Honey did this for me.)

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2. Clip down the white pegs on the back side of the Marius stool seat. 

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3. Lay the sheepskin, cushion, and stool seat in that order on the floor.  Center the cushion and stool seat at the widest part of the sheepskin.

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4. Place your stool upside down on top of it all.  Trim off the curved end of the sheepskin with scissors.

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5. Use the staple gun to attach the sheepskin to the wood disk.  You will have to pull it tight and work from opposite sides with each staple.

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6.  Finish attaching the sheepskin to the disk with the staple gun.

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And that’s it!  Here she is pictured in front of the seersucker fabric I purchased to skirt the desk in.  It’s just draped over my dresser so that I could see what it will look like.

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Honey hung the mirror and sconces over the weekend but I've yet to get pictures.  If I could only motivate myself to gear up the old sewing machine...that would definitely feel like progress!!

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