The best part about this headboard is that I would consider it a beginner upholstery project but it TOTALLY looks fancy and complicated! I’ll link to all the supplies at the end of the post, but I didn’t need anything tricky!
Months and months ago, I dragged this wooden ottoman frame home from the flea market. I loved the global style and the size and figured it would be easy enough to make a cushion for it. It took me almost a year, but I did it…finally… thanks to the Fab Flippin Contest and our sponsor Fairfield World’s amazing foam and batting. If you go back and search this blog, I threaten to “really’ upholster stuff WAY more often than I actually upholster stuff so woohoo for one project done!
Upholstery is hard, y’all. One of my goals for 2015 was to crack the upholstery code a bit, and today’s my first attempt. (I didn’t sew an inch of piping, so I’m still being a little pipe-ist in that regard… but one thing at a time.) I was reading my friend Jen’s blog for her wisdom on upholstery and she posted about the identical kids’ rocking chair to one I’ve had sitting in the basement for, oh… 8 months?
Because of our garage demo, I no longer have an obvious place for flea market/ Craigslist scores. Check that… the new obvious place is smack in the middle of our living spaces. Sorry, Family, this is how I know there might be a problem… but can a girl ever really have too many upholstered benches? […]