Wow, benches are just as popular this year as they were last year. I will do my best to keep this trend going :)
This one started with a piece of a headboard that a friend gave me. It was a little wide so I cut a little off the sides. I gave it a good sanding, added some back legs from a chair, and some embellishments, then I went to the
I struggled over this one a little bit, first I was going to paint it white and add some subway style text, but I felt like it needed to be brightened up a bit. Do you think this is bright enough?
I primed it and then painted a couple of coats of "Red letter day". Then I antiqued it with ebony stain. Next step is a coat of polyurethane.
For me it's just not done until it has a nice comfy foam seat cushion on it, with some gorgeous fabric of course. I felt like the print was offset just a little so I took it off and redid it, but I didn't take another picture.