Are you ready for this transformation???
Start with 1 Big (Ugly) chair
I have had this chair in this exact state in my basement corner for a year and a half! I thought maybe one day I would reupholster it. I didn't feel up to it. One day I noticed that the base is a square...perfect shape for an ottoman.
Bonus: It has springs under it to make it comfortable.
Let the cutting begin! It was just attached in 4 places with wood that needed to be cut.
This is it after cutting off the arms and back of the chair.
I have the cushion and other foam the same size. I cut the foam to fill in the missing pieces and glued it together. (I don't like to use the spray glue because of all the chemicals so I used hot glue).
Here is the foam all cut out and covered in batting.
Next I spread out my fabric (a drop cloth) and then placed the foam on top.
This is a picture of the bottom of the foam where I put tufting. I learned this technique from tearing apart a chair one day. The just tied the string around some fabric. So I did 4 tufting buttons just like this.
Here it is! What a transformation! I was contemplating painting a design on it, but I am not sure what to do. Would you paint it? What kind of design?