11.05.2009

Trash to Treasure!

I love refurbishing old furniture!  I have about 4 projects sitting in my garage right now, waiting for some magic.   I don't know if it was the nice weather today, but I finally completed a furniture project.

This is an old piano bench that I picked up at Goodwill about 4 months ago...



Isn't she a beauty?  I love the carved detail on the legs and the fact that it could be a really neat storage piece...

 

Oh, what sorts of treasures could I put in here?

It was covered in this lovely burnt orange (really more the color of baby poop!) crushed velvet...

 

So with a little Rustoleum White Spray Paint and striped fabric I found in the clearance bin for $4 a yard at Hancock's, the bench now looks like this...

 
 

I apologize for the "shadowy" pics.  I was taking them at night and trying not to use the flash.

Total cost of this little 30 minute project?  $22 ($15 for the bench, $4 for fabric, $3 spray paint)

I don't know exactly where I will put it yet, but for now, it's in front of the tall mirror in my foyer.  Maybe I will put umbrellas in the storage compartment!

 

6 comments:

Patti said...

Your bench is lovely...the fabric is so pretty, too!

myrepurposedlife.blogspot.com said...

I love it! it looks great!
gail

Mimi said...

Your piano bench looks great with that beautiful fabric. It looks very nice in your foyer, too.
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

Kendall at Finesse Your Nest said...

Thanks you guys! It was so much fun to "doctor up"!

Faith, Trust, and a Little Pixie Dust said...

I enjoyed visiting your beautiful blog & I'll be stopping by again! I love the projects where you've refurbished pieces. I'm just starting to get up the nerve to do this kind of thing & it's so fun! Thanks for the inspiration!

Warmly, Michelle
Faith, Trust, and a little Pixie Dust

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