Your pals need somewhere to sit if you're going to be hanging out in the backyard every night this summer. Here are 16 of our favorite DIY seating projects from around the web!
After snagging this footstool from an antique store for $22, I decided to completely overhaul it for a bedroom makeover. I thought it would be the perfect seating option for a vanity, with some updates. The end result is a vibrant piece that brings warmth and personality to the room. Here's how I gave this small piece of furniture a big update.
I'm sure you've seen plenty of makeover projects that involve a marbling technique, but this one is different, I promise. This DIY doesn't use the nail polish trick or contact paper to create the marbling effect, but it's still pretty easy to tackle in a long afternoon.
As you may know, this month is kids (and pets) month here on Curbly. So, today I have a fun project that will make things a little easier for all you parents out there. Make a cool indoor / outdoor baby swing from scratch to entertain little ones hands free.
Hack together a knit floor pouf with heaps of fabric yarn, a rattan floor pouf from IKEA, and this tutorial.
I don't know if you noticed, but... IT'S MAY! May brings a handful of rainy days, sure, but also the promise of summer and warm evenings spent outside with friends, some good food, and a cold drink or two. Get your outdoor space entertainment-ready with these stylish and affordable seating options!
If you could use some extra seating around your house, this DIY is for you. It's one of the best bench projects I've seen. Why? Well, I love the color scheme, but frankly, the use of materials is what sends this one over the edge for me. Can you tell what this bench is made out of?
If you're planning your spring and summer projects, definitely add this custom DIY window bench to the list! It's beautiful, comfortable, and oh so functional.
Have a stool that's seen better days? Put down the paint and try this makeover idea instead!
This DIY project has it all: affordability ($5, people!!), simplicity, and a whole bunch of style. What more could you possibly ask for??
I never get tired of upholstery projects, and I hope you feel the same way because I have a doozy of a slipcover/upholstery makeover for you today. When you click through, you'll see that the finished project is much more minimal and modern than what you see in the photo above. It honestly looks like a brand new couch.
Ahh, folding chairs. Typically ugly and generally uncomfortable, they're usually a must-have around the holidays when our homes reach full capacity and our seating situation is on the brink of shambles. Alas, you CAN make them a bit more festive with this simple DIY makeover (no promises on the comfort factor, though)!
Show of hands: have you ever seen an old, plain, wooden table in a thrift store, at a garage sale, or even dumped on the side of the road? Chances are you've wondered what you'd do with it and, after a few moments' pause, have moved on to other items. Well, one look at this thrift store table makeover will have you reconsidering passing by another one again!
Jenny was in a bind. She had a big party coming up, not enough seating, and a budget that wouldn't allow those dream chairs. When her less expensive alternatives showed up, she realized that her chairs looked cheap too. What's a girl to do? Customize, of course!
If you're thinking "Hey, that kinda looks like one of those IKEA stools!", you would be correct. It's the ubiquitous Frosta Stool, one of the most hackable of IKEA products, but this playful felt cushion takes it up a notch--or ten, really, because it's that awesome!
Whether your Eames wire chair has seen better days or you just feel like having some fun with your furniture, this DIY idea offers a clever handmade touch!
What do you do with three mismatched chairs you thrifted at different times?? Why, make a colorful chair bench, of course!
After honing your painting skills fixing all those thrift store paintings, you should be more than ready to take on this project! Learn how to turn plain canvas seat cushions into functional works of art--for cheap!
For the amount of time we spend in our kitchens (or, if you are like me, should spend in their kitchen), it is likely we have some DIY touches here and there to make it our own unique space. Today I've rounded up twelve kitchen furnishing staples, all do-it-yourself style.
Who can turn down free fabric? In my business it's not uncommon to be offered discontinued upholstery fabric samples. If you know a little trick, it's simple to create your own patchwork upholstery fabric yardage. Thrifted chair, free fabric...