Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Take a Seat

Who knew Labor Day was the BEST day for thrift store shopping??  My local Savers was having an everything in the store 1/2 off sale so I came early and left with a ton of fun new projects.  Like this cute little seat- cost $3.
 Removed the grody piece of vinyl on top.  Sat the seat cushion on top of my favorite fabric and cut around it, leaving enough extra fabric to fold over. 
Stapled fabric after folding over, creating a neat edge. 
Finally, I painted the legs with a glossy black spray paint and replaced the seat cushion.  Voila!
What fabulous Labor Day treasures did you stumble upon?

Update: Linking to Kimba's DIY Day at A Soft Place to Land.  Head on over for more DIY projects!


  1. SO cute!! Don't you just love great finds like this one!! It's the little things that make us girls happy! :)

  2. I love it! That is exactly what I need for a little chair at my vanity...I need to go check out my local thrift store!

  3. SO classy!! Gorgeous!!

    In Quebec, ALL stores (including grocery stores) are closed on Labor Day :(

  4. Omigosh I LOVE THIS!!! The color is perfect and the fabric is gorgeous!!! This sooo needs to be mine! I will be scoping the thrift shops and hope that I will find one too! Great job!

  5. This is so cute! I'm new to your blog and I'm glad I found it! I guess I'll snoop around a little more and catch up on everything I've missed!

    Stop by my blog if you have a chance

  6. I'm part of the DIY party. I signed up as a follower and hope you do the same.

    Its So Very Cheri

  7. Looks so amazing. Quite the transformation!

  8. I love the shape of that seat. It's awesome!

  9. It looks fantastic!
    Wonderful job.


  10. I love it! Isn't black paint amazing. Everything looks great painted black. I love the fabric too. Great job!

  11. Cute, cute! I love the glossy black paint.


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