Thursday, October 17, 2013

Rest Your Feet

Hello, how are you?  Are you tired and need a place to rest your weary feet?
Drawer ottoman http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2013/10/rest-your-feet.html
How about a cute little ottoman or stool to rest them on?  I know I have shown different versions of these.  They really are quick and easy to make.

Pick up a sturdy, lonely drawer at a thrift store or Habitat Re-store and add some legs--4x4's are sturdy and work well. I always glue them in place first with wood glue and wait for that to dry. I then flip it over and use three screws for each leg to attach them, screwing from the inside.
Drawer ottoman http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2013/10/rest-your-feet.html
I make a top from plywood and use 2x4's on the inside so the lid doesn't slide around.  A little batting and some fabric stapled to the top,
Drawer ottoman http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2013/10/rest-your-feet.html
and a handle painted in a fun blue finish up this easy foot rest/ ottoman/ perch/ stool.
Whatever you choose to call it, it is easy to make and something that not only has some storage, but also gives tired feet and legs a break is a plus in my book!
Drawer ottoman http://bec4-beyondthepicketfence.blogspot.com/2013/10/rest-your-feet.html

12 comments:

  1. I just love the fabric you used on this ottoman!

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  2. This is amazing. I was at Target this afternoon looking for an ottoman. 2 things. Expensive and ugly. This is adorable. Thank you.

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  3. Looks great. Love the idea. :) Thanks for sharing

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  4. oh my word. sometimes you amaze me. Pinning!

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  5. So cute! I love the bright color of the handle.

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  6. OMG! This is a great idea - I love it! I have an old dresser and have been looking for ideas for to use the drawers and THIS is the best idea I've seen. I will try this. Thank you! Julia

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  7. Luv this
    My favorite place to find old furniture for my projects is the re.store

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  8. What is the name and manufacturer of this fabric?

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  9. Love the fabric!! I made a couple of pillows with the same fabric. Now I can't find anymore of it!

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  10. Muy buena la idea para aprovechar u viejo cajon me encanta

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  11. Muy buena la idea para aprovechar u viejo cajon me encanta

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Thanks so much for taking the time to comment, I really appreciate your kind words!