With the craze to decorate the homes at all times, the most important of them which needs constant up-gradation according to the changing flavor and taste is the furnitures. But, with the rising cost of materials around us, it is not always possible to throw off old stuff and buy new ones that easily even when someone really feels like that! It is cases like this that certain easy DIY ideas come into mind. The safest and the easiest bet is to make something which is like a upholstered ottoman which has a great padding and can be used to sit on, rest the legs after a tired day at work or just have coffee on it! Whatever the reason creating a great looking ottoman furniture is always a great idea!
Some Of The DIY Upholstered Ottoman Projects Are Discussed Below:
Ottoman With Storage
With the times when houses are stuffed with things and there is always a constant need for places to store items in, this upholstered ottoman with a storage base is a great option! To make this piece, one just needs an old storage box and stick a fat layer of foam on the top surface. After the foam has adjusted and dried up, one need to use any fabric of choice and wrap the area covered by the foam properly and can seal the edges with either staplers, pins or even sew the edges as per convenience. After all this is done, one can just add any accessories one wants to make the upholstered part look funkier and can color the storage box according to the interiors as well to suit the décor of the room. And yes, a storage ottoman is ready for use!
All About Ropes
A great upholstered ottoman can be built easily with the help of unused old rubber tires and some foam along with a cover which is made of ropes! To make this one, one needs to stick the tires together with a very strong adhesive and paste the foam cut along the size in a proper manner on the tires. After the base and the upholstered surface is ready, wrapping the entire thing with the rope cover and sealing the free ends at the bottom with the help of a stapler does the wonder in minutes!
Furry Stool Ottoman
A very simple and easy way to convert a simple stool into an upholstered ottoman is by using foam and a furry material to wrap the upper surface with! After pasting the foam on the stool top, fastening the furry covering on the foam base helps in getting a cozy yet nice looking ottoman!
Well, this one is really innovative and a great one to make and use! An ottoman can actually be made out of a worn out old suitcase filled with foam to give it a upholstered feeling and adding four plywood legs to the bottom of the suitcase does the trick. One just needs to use a sturdy fabric to wrap the outer surface of the suitcase with and it is great to be used and something one will surely be appreciated for!
It is common to have a piece of ottoman at home which is boring to look at, but just due to that reason it is not feasible enough to throw it away and get a new piece of furniture, instead recycling and reusing it is the current mantra! In case one has a ottoman at home, one can add some foam to its top base and coat it with a colorful fabric of choice and paste it on the upper surface with the help of staples or adhesive. In case one wants to add beads or buttons to give the ottoman a different look, one can easily achieve that by the use of adhesives.