My dear husband found these buckets at a flea market last weekend. They were in ok shape and only one still had a handle attached. For this restyle project we added a little burlap number and fabric to the best side of the buckets. I just used scraps I had in my craft supplies (including the ribbon). Once again, using my Silhouette Cameo made it easy to add the stenciled numbers and letters. I used the machine to cut a stencil from freezer paper and ironed it on so it would adhere … [Read more...] about Buckets & Burlap
Here are a few more benches and a foot stool that we painted, waxed and recovered with burlap sacks. We made our own chalk paint for the white and blue benches. Then we rubbed on a dark wax for a smooth finish. Our personal favorite is the blue "kitchen queen" potato sack! These are perfect accessories for your living room or a mudroom for putting on shoes... or perhaps in a bedroom or by your front door. There are countless possibilities. Would be great in a room with some burlap pillows … [Read more...] about More burlap foot stools and benches.
Here's a fun upcycle project that only took a few hours to complete... it actually took me much longer to find enough decorative nails to finish the project! I found this old stool at the flea market and new this sturdy, solid stool would be a perfect project for the burlap I had collected. I'm not sure what was underneath this 60s tapestry fabric, but I removed all the nails and added a burlap coffee sack to cover the old fabric. I painted the legs a barn red and probably could … [Read more...] about Burlap Sack Foot Stool