Mad mod upholstered bench

This upholstered bench had been languishing at Home Anthology for awhile.


The fabric on it was not awful—a lightweight cotton with a print of little orange-red shapes.  But it was bland.  And what you can’t see here is that the elastic webbing was totally shot under the upholstery.


After stripping it down completely, I put on new elastic webbing with my trusty pneumatic stapler and a webbing stretcher.


The webbing is stretched taut and makes a good base for the 1″ thick super-duper-high-density foam that I added over it.


The foam is on the top of the bench only.  The rest is covered with thick poly batting for a lush, padded look.


Nini of H|A chose this burnt orange/hot pink textured wool fabric with a small scale pop art pattern.


My camera kind of buzzed out at all that hot color and I couldn’t get a good overall photo.

We put it out on the floor and it sold in five minutes.  No joke.  Five minutes.

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