Friday, March 6, 2009

Completed Project!

One day shortly after we were married, my husband surprised me on my return home from work. . . with this. It was a thrift store bargain, and he knew that I had wanted a rocking chair for quite some time.
It had very stained blue cushions. When a neighbor got rid of their broken rocking chair, we acquired the green cushions.

However, the foot stool still looked like this.

Stains galore.

For awhile, I have been wanting to buy some fabric and recover the cushions.

Last week, my trip to Wal-Mart turned up some navy homespun for 2 dollars/yd.

So, on Tuesday, after my fever broke, I tackled this project.Here is the completed rocker. It looks ten times better.

And it even matches our curtains.


  1. That looks GREAT!!! Don't you just love thrift store bargains that you can turn into something really special?? Congrats on a job very well done! :-)

  2. Very cute!! I could never do that! You are one talented lady! Thanks for comment on my blog! I am still running a low grade fever but i've been resting so hopefully I'll be feeling better soon!!

  3. The cushions look great and matches your beautiful curtains so nicely!!!

  4. Stopping by from SITS.

    That is ADORABLE!! I love the dark blue with the white. It's so pretty! You are a very talented lady!

  5. Wow! You did a great job. It looks so fresh cute now!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier.

  6. Wow it looks so wonderful! It makes me think of how many times I've passed up a chair that I probably could have done something with.


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