DIY X-Bench Upgrade

  1. Amanda @ Heart Tree Home

    May 22nd, 2012 at 7:59 am

    Looks really great! I must ask, is that table from Overstock? I’ve been contemplating purchasing it. How is the quality?

  2. effortless

    May 22nd, 2012 at 10:10 am

    Thanks Amanda. It’s actually a Parson console from West Elm. I’ve never used the overstock look a like for a client or my own personal use.

  3. Elizabeth @ The Little Black Door

    May 22nd, 2012 at 1:20 pm

    What a great bright addition to a basement! I can’t wait to see the rest of the space. And I love the color you used on the walls.

  4. Jws interiors

    May 22nd, 2012 at 2:31 pm

    Love it! Where is the mirror from?

  5. lara

    May 22nd, 2012 at 2:56 pm

    love it! i need to try this too now!

  6. sixteen fourteen

    May 22nd, 2012 at 7:51 pm

    Agreed! Those benches are fabulous!!!

  7. Christine Witt (Brush Dance)

    May 22nd, 2012 at 8:41 pm

    Pink and navy are perfect together – a combination I’ve loved foreverrrr. Would also like to hear more about that beautiful mirror.

  8. John H

    May 23rd, 2012 at 12:41 am

    Bench looks great my daughter would love it.

  9. Pink Wallpaper

    May 23rd, 2012 at 8:16 am

    those stools are too cute!

  10. Jamie @ Like Me Some

    May 23rd, 2012 at 9:07 am

    Those x benches are a steal…is the upholstered top just screwed on?? I’m hoping this will be an easy recover job!

  11. effortless

    May 24th, 2012 at 8:41 pm

    It’s just a screw. It’s super easy!

  12. Bethany [at] Powell Brower Home

    May 23rd, 2012 at 9:10 am

    super darling! love these. wish i could find a place that would do monogramming for me locally – what a treat!

  13. franky

    May 24th, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    this is my first time visiting your blog and i love it! this little diy project looks fun and easy to manage…think im going to try this out this weekend. great post!

  14. Jordan

    May 24th, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    I love the color on the walls… can you tell me what you used?

  15. Stephanie@cre8tive

    May 28th, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    What a beautiful transformation! I love the white anchoring the space with a splash of color on the “X” benches. Those seem like an easy DIY project for such a beautiful look!

  16. Alicia

    June 4th, 2013 at 8:49 pm


  17. debra goerner

    January 17th, 2019 at 8:45 pm

    Just in case you see this. Any chance you have a fresh link for your x bench? The link is no good (and its so old it may not exist at all anymore, but I thought Id try)

  18. effortless

    January 29th, 2019 at 9:21 pm

    Hi Debra,

    This is the closest I could find:

    Hope that helps!


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