Friday, October 7, 2011

Paris Script Bench


I love to redo benches and I was happy to find this vintage one at the Santa Cruz Flea Market a few weeks ago.  


The old finish was scuffed up and, as you can see, the seat cushion was pretty disgusting.  The man I bought it from told me that the night before he had a dream that his old bench had become beautiful.  Well, I suppose his dream was about to come true.


I removed the old fabric and cushion first and then painted the bench.  I painted it with a gorgeous grayish-brown color that Nancy made by combining paints.


I bought new foam for the seat and I used some leftover Paris Script fabric, from another bench I fixed up, to recover the cushion.  


I wish the man from the flea market could see his old, ugly bench now.



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39 comments:

Revi said...

Just lovely, and hardly recognizable! It looks great at the little wooden desk with the gray items above it, too. Nice work!
-Revi

pink*cherub*moon said...

Wow! Another beautiful transformation! I love both benches (I checked out the older post) and script fabric is a favorite of mine (hard to find tho) Great job! Love love love! xo, Leena

cmoh said...

Wow! Now I want to go out and find a really ugly bench and make it lovely. You always seem to see the potential in things so clearly, its fabulous!

Emily said...

I would not have even looked twice at that hideous bench, but you completely transformed it into something beautiful! Great job! I love it!

Sue@Uniquely Chic said...

I love changing up benches too...love what you did with this one!

Stylish Settings said...

Absolutely gorgeous as usual Amanda. Lovely
Kylie x

Tiff said...

What a stunning makeover! It looks AMAZING! I love that fabric you have chosen too! X

Jacqueline said...

What a great transformation and I love it with your desk and the vignette on the desk! Isn't script fabric wonderful?

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