But the thrifty gods were smiling on me, as two days later I spotted an ugly duckling for myself, in desperate need of some love. For just £2 I gleefully carried this home (well, to be accurate my unconvinced Mum carried it home for me as my arms were full with other
I struggle to bring any 'new' furniture into the house without having to first fully justify it's existence / purpose/ location to the Old Man first - we do have rather a lot of furniture.
But given that we have very tall wardrobes and I currently reach the top shelves by balancing precariously on the foot board of our bed, I had my answer ready! I haven't carried out a full-blown risk assessment of this current method of jumper retrieval, but lets just say there have been a few near-misses.
A stool makeover like this is lovely. There's no fiddly-faffy upholstery, just some straight-forward stapling. Given the size of the seat pad, you should be able to get away with a Fat Quarter of fabric to re-cover, which means your choice of design is pretty endless, and you can afford to splash out on a 'pricier' print.
Doesn't a mid-week makeover gladden the heart?
Paint: Craig & Rose 1829 chalky emulsion in 'Smalt'
Fabric: Echo by Lotta Jansdotter 'Ruta Indigo'
What do you think? An improvement no?
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