Hi, everyone! It’s Lauren from Mom Home Guide. I am happy to be here sharing my latest decorating project — my DIY side table made from a stool!
I have been wanting an extra side table for my home’s living room for a while now. I only furnished my home’s living room about a year ago, and ever since, I’ve been happily decorating it to make it a bright and sunny space! But I haven’t been able to find the perfect table. That is, until I converted a stool that I haven’t been using, into a quick and easy side table!
- Scrapbook paper
- Mod Podge
- Paint brush
The first thing I did to makeover the stool into a side table was select a pretty piece of scrapbook paper to cover the top of the stool. Once I selected my piece of paper. I traced the circular outline of the top of the stool onto my paper and cut out the circular shape with a regular pair of scissors.
I applied a layer of Mod Podge onto the top of my bar stool with a paint brush and carefully placed my piece of scrapbook paper onto the surface, smoothing out any bubbles. I applied a layer of Mod Podge onto the top of the scrapbook paper to give my scrapbook paper top a protective cover.
To create a shelf for my new side table, I knotted some twine onto one of the rungs below the seat and wrapped the twine around the top two rungs of the stool until I had enough for a shelf. I snipped my twine from the spool of twine and knotted the end piece of twine into place when I was done.
In all, this DIY stool side table took me less than an hour to complete!
Lauren has lots of thrifty ideas on her blog, including this great round-up of DIY flower towers!