Before & After: Craigslist Coffee Table To Tufted Ottoman

Before & After: Craigslist Coffee Table To Tufted Ottoman

Allison Verdoorn
Jul 18, 2011
Tufted ottomans are a great solution for many small spaces that need something that can not only serve as extra seating but also as spot to set a tray down in a pinch - but they are often quite expensive. Over at Five Days ... Five Ways they repurposed an old coffee table that had seen better days into a fantastic looking tufted ottoman. Considering that these ottomans usually run new in the many hundreds of dollars the cost breakdown for this project is quite impressive.
  • Coffee table: $40
  • Foam: $24
  • Quilt batting: $8
  • Buttons: $6
  • Paint: $3
  • Upholstery thread + Needles: $8
  • Nail-head trim: $12
  • Fabric: $15
TOTAL: $116 See the entire tutorial at Five Days...Five Ways. (Images: Five Days...Five Ways)
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