Back when we purchased our furniture, we were kid-free. However, when I was searching for a coffee table I kept in mind that one day we might have a couple of little toddling heads to consider. So when we came across a leather-covered ottoman/coffee table, I was sold. In hindsight, dark leather has a lot of pros and cons: Easily cleaned when spilled upon, pro; shows every spec of dust, con; soft to the touch or in our case, fall, pro; dark and heavy-looking, con.
Since I'm not a huge duster, I decided to give it a quick little makeover.
Here is the ottoman before:
And here it is after the makeover:
If you have a piece of furniture that you want to give new life to, simply add fabric. Click here to see the bar stool reupholstry tutorial I gave last year.
For this particular project you will need:
- Screw driver
- Staple gun