A few weekends ago, I ventured to the suburbs and came back with some contraband spray paint (since spray paint is not sold in the Chicago City Limits) in order to finally makeover my telephone bench! I bought primer, clear gloss and yellow, green and aqua blue spray paint.
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
After much debate I decided that the yellow looked best with the yard of green printed fabric I had picked out, so I went with that. Here is the fabric:
Here is the "before" photo:
And now to the dirty work. First, I removed the seat and sanded the bench with the electric sander:
Next, I primed it:
And finally, I sprayed it yellow and also with a clear gloss:
I also tore the disgusting green vinyl off of the seat, added some new batting and reupholstered it with the new fabric:
And ta-da! My new and improved Telephone Bench:
And here is where it currently rests in our entryway!