1. suburban prep

    May 7th, 2010 at 3:36 pm

    What a stunning piece.

  2. Design Esquire

    May 7th, 2010 at 4:02 pm

    It looks fantastic!!

  3. Mrs. Chic

    May 7th, 2010 at 4:29 pm

    Great thinking, love this project – I also like the buttons 🙂

  4. LindsB

    May 7th, 2010 at 4:55 pm

    What a great project- it came out perfect and the room would not be the same without it!

  5. Dagny @ Scandinavian Chic

    May 7th, 2010 at 5:17 pm

    Camila, you're just the mother of DIY!! Seriously – you rock!!

    By the way, I'm having a giveaway today (Scandinavian Art – you seriously don't want to miss it ;))

    Have a fabulous weekend!!

    xoxo
    dagny

  6. Helena - A Diary of Lovely

    May 7th, 2010 at 5:19 pm

    It looks stunning and you make it look so easy to make 😉
    the button part looks a bit scary fr my not amazing craft skills… Well done!!
    have a lovely weekend xoxo

  7. Sara @ Russet Street Reno

    May 7th, 2010 at 6:00 pm

    Amazing job!

  8. Karen@StrictlySimpleStyle

    May 7th, 2010 at 6:10 pm

    You made that look so easy! I'd love to try this with a black ottoman I have to soften the look of the leather.

  9. Rachel @ La Bella Bungalow

    May 7th, 2010 at 6:47 pm

    Loving this project! Thanks for the step-by-step. I think it's the perfect thing for my basement. A crawling baby and sharp corners are not a good combo!

  10. The Girl and the Cupcake

    May 7th, 2010 at 7:00 pm

    OK, you just rocked my Friday!! This is too cool! How amazing would that look in Chiang Mai?

  11. Flavia @ Estilo Home

    May 7th, 2010 at 7:11 pm

    Just last week I was browsing online for a cheap ottoman to reupholster! I love what you've done and it really makes the room. The button part seems pretty advanced, but I appreciate you showing us how to do it.

  12. Cristin

    May 7th, 2010 at 7:12 pm

    Camila, it looks amazing! What a transformation.

    xo,
    cristin

  13. Tammy@InStitches

    May 7th, 2010 at 8:11 pm

    Looks like a great project…. Let me go see what I can find in my fabric stash…..

  14. Chic Coles

    May 7th, 2010 at 8:47 pm

    This is AMAZING! I want to try this! I cannot believe how well it turned out, now all I need is a husband to do the handy work (ha!)

  15. Laura PARING DOWN

    May 8th, 2010 at 12:04 am

    This is one of the coolest projects. I LOVE the ottoman AND the fabric.

    AWESOME!!!

    🙂 Laura

  16. Elizabeth

    May 8th, 2010 at 4:17 am

    great diy project!

  17. Emily A. Clark

    May 10th, 2010 at 12:04 pm

    This looks wonderful! Definitely going to remember that Wal-Mart ottoman.

  18. Scientific Housewife

    May 10th, 2010 at 12:14 pm

    You make it look so easy. I love how it turned out 🙂

  19. Vanessa

    May 10th, 2010 at 1:25 pm

    AS everyone said, you and Jon make it look so easy. I love the floral fabric – what a transformation!

  20. Amy R.

    May 10th, 2010 at 9:45 pm

    This is a great DIY project. I would have never thought to buy one from Walmart. Bravo! I did just purchase an ugly bath stool from Home Goods for $25 that I am having upholstered. Wow, the upholstery is super expensive. I will post the before & after. Thanks for sharing.

  21. Katherine

    May 12th, 2010 at 12:14 am

    That fabric is wonderful. Showpiece of the room for sure !!

  22. Sarah @ Thrifty Decor Chick

    May 12th, 2010 at 4:00 am

    Wow wow WOW!! I love it! I love that fabric, and I love the tufting!! I still want to try that somewhere. This is gorgeous!

  23. Bonnie @ House of Grace

    May 13th, 2010 at 3:58 am

    Great job! I really like your work! I can't wait to read your other posts. I am your newest follower.
    Bonnie

  24. Liz

    June 2nd, 2010 at 4:58 pm

    Love it!
    Ps: they're called hemostats (usually used for medical/surgical purposes)

  25. Christine

    July 21st, 2010 at 3:03 pm

    This is awesome! Thanks for the step by step! My Mom just handed me down a beat up ottoman and now I know what to do with it!

  26. rebecca

    March 3rd, 2011 at 8:51 pm

    I love your blog – I’ve been following it for awhile!

    This is going to be my first DIY project – I’m not crafty at all! How much fabric do you need to do an ottoman like this? I’m planning to do this one, and your X foot stools!

  27. Daraatl

    April 11th, 2011 at 1:37 pm

    LOVE YOUR WEBSITE! Found a link to a local person to help me finish some of the DIY projects i have currently haunting me. 🙂
    What stapler do you use? It looks manual, which model? Do the staples have to be a certain length compared to the fabric? What about the powered staplers?

    THanks.

  28. Laura

    August 11th, 2011 at 11:05 pm

    Hello-
    can you please share how much fabric was needed for the project?

  29. effortless

    August 12th, 2011 at 7:33 pm

    I believe I used 2 yards.

  30. Caroline

    August 18th, 2012 at 8:59 pm

    Hello –

    I just stumbled across this project and I’m wondering – did you have to remove the legs and if so, how did you do that?

  31. effortless

    August 19th, 2012 at 11:03 pm

    The legs are removable. There are screws holding it into place. So you can easily remove/add the legs on.

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