Thursday, December 29, 2011

Butterfly Bench

Last time I visited my sister in Southern California, I found this vanity bench at a yard sale for a few dollars.  It was one of those days when I did not find anything all day until I snatched up this petite bench at the last sale of the day. 

I forgot to take a before picture, but with a little luck, I found a picture of the exact bench on a google image search. 

I painted the legs with Aubusson Blue Chalk Paint and applied clear and dark wax over the paint. 

I added a double layer of new foam for the seat cushion and upholstered it with linen, butterfly fabric.

My local fabric shop just got this fabric in stock and I love the butterflies paired with fancy scripts and stripes.

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Unknown said...

I love the fabric. Any hope I could find it somewhere too?

Loribeth said...

I love it! It makes me wish I hadn't given my vanity and bench to my mom, because that look would have totally worked with it!!!

BTW, I'm hosting my first Linky Party Monday on my blog Small Moments. I'd love it if you stopped over and linked up something from your blog!

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

What a good looking the fabric!


Anonymous said...

Inspired! Love the blue with wax. What type of wax do you use and do you like wax better than clear poly for a top coat?


Vicky said...

Gorgeous. I cannot find script fabric anywhere near where I live in Canada. I did find some online at a baby store! Love, love, love your bench

Emily said...

I love it! I may have to buy that for my living room. :)

Special 'K' said...

Thanks for sharing, it has come up a treat. I was just dropping by to wish you a Happy New Year and thank you for visiting my place and your special comments. I look forward to engaging more with you in 2012. Cheers SpecialK XoXo

Cassie Bustamante said...

ooooh that color! i LOVE it- so moody! and the fabric is fun!

Tiff said...

I always love your make over projects! This little bench has turned out beautifully! I adore that script fabric with the butterflies! Beautiful job! Have a very happy new year! X

Robin said...

Looks amazing! Love the fabric.

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Great transformation and I love the fabric.

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Soo lovely!! Thank you for sharing at Feathered Nest Friday! Happy New Year!

Wanda said...

Love the script fabric and the blue paint color together.

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Anonymous said...

My friend is looking for this fabric desperately, do you remember what the fabric store was called that you found it at?

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