Concrete furniture is here to stay. The trend is sticking around and the furniture itself can last a long, long time! These DIY stools look so easy to make and I'm envisioning an army of them in my backyard for extra seating!
I can't quite pinpoint what it is I love about this project; it's kinda quirky, unexpected, modern, and totally clever all at once! If you're as in love with this weird little "table" lamp as I am, read on.
Love all those sheepskin throws that keep popping up all over Pinterest but don't want spend an arm and a leg to "steal the look"? Try this simple IKEA hack instead!
Whether you use 'em to put your feet up or as impromptu extra seating, I think we can all agree that stools and ottomans always come in handy! They're especially nice when they don't take up much space and can be tucked away when they're not needed. If this sounds like something you could use, check out this easy tutorial for making your own folded stool!
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.
Ahh, the Marius Stool from IKEA. This simple $5 wonder is the perfect springboard for a variety of fun DIY ideas. My favorite as of late, though, has to be this adorable "button" makeover!
You know what always comes in handy? A stool. Know what's even handier than a stool? A bench! Obviously. So, if you're in the market for one of these handy/handier furniture items, we've rounded up 12 awesome, inexpensive options you can make yourself!
You guys... it's almost camping season!!! In preparation for the greatest time of year, I'm thinking I might try my hand at one of these DIY folding camp stools.
Footstools are a great way to introduce pops of color or pattern into a space, not to mention that they're just handy to have around. If you're in the market for one, check out this awesome tutorial for weaving your own!
It's a fact. I can't resist a good stool-related DIY project. Stools are just so handy, ya know? And they make great makeover fodder, like this super stylish and modern stitched-leather version!
Have a stool that's seen better days? Put down the paint and try this makeover idea instead!
Nothing says "Please, I need a makeover!!" like old, gunky vinyl. If you're in possession of a similarly worse-for-wear piece of furniture, this DIY makeover idea may be just the inspiration you're looking for!
This DIY project has it all: affordability ($5, people!!), simplicity, and a whole bunch of style. What more could you possibly ask for??
I spotted this ridiculously awesome (and relatively easy) DIY furniture project the other day and thought, "Oh my goodness. The world must know of this!" And you are the world, dear Curbliers -- or we are, if Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie are to be believed.
It's always fun to see how someone transforms a piece of furniture, but it's especially interesting to see how that same piece is reinvented multiple times throughout its life. Take this little stool, for instance!
We've got some modern makeover madness for you today! Here are 7 awesome furniture face lifts to inspire your own creativity. Enjoy!
Sherry from Design Indulgence took this stool from humdrum to humdinger with a can of spray paint, some graphic black and white fabric, and to my surprise, upholstery webbing!
Remember my log side table? I still love it unconditionally, but this square stump stool is giving it a run for my love's money. By Kalon Studios, the stumps are cut from green "100% Raw FSC Certified domestic Ash or Maple." As the wood dries, the stools
This stool (pictured in the next photo) made its debut in the 30 Minute Stool Makeover on Apartment Therapy-LA in June of 2008. The fabric reviews were harsh. My retort was that since I know how to reupholster, and I'm showing the reader how to reupholster, fabric can be changed whenver the mood strikes. That's the beauty of it.
I have exciting news! Our esteemed leader, Bruno, is putting the finishing touches on the next installment of the Curbly Make It! Library, Make It! Second Hand Chic. Much as Make It! Mid-Century Modern, this volume shows you, step by step, how to turn second hand items into stylish additions to your decor. Fifteen projects in all, there's something for every room in your house.
To gear up for the release of Make It! Second Hand Chic, we've decided to cull the internets for some fabulous trash to treasure projects that will make you look at cast-offs in a brand new way.
First up is this so clever and cute Milk Crate Stool. flickr