Friday, March 8, 2013

Ottoman Reveal

I mentioned earlier in the week about the Build Your Own Ottoman Class at Metamorphosis Studios  that I attended a few weeks back. After a sick kiddo and myself being sick I was finally able today to go back and finish mine up! 
The class was for building a basic ottoman but since we ran out of time Jenn agreed to allow me to design a more personalized ottoman.  
This is the fabric that I used. I had purchased it last year some time just because I liked it. This was the perfect project for it!
I covered up the blue circle in the fabric because I wanted the ottoman to be more neutral and was afraid the blue would limit me. I teamed up with Cathie who is Metamorphosis Studios In House Embroider and we came up with this letter 'F'. It is our last name initial. She did a fabulous job! 
I love the nail head trim all the way around and the added jute webbing.
These little wooden legs I custom painted make me smile too! They turned out to be just perfect for the ottoman.
I really enjoyed making this with Jennifer. She is a fabulous instructor. I wish I could say that I can now make an ottoman on my own but it is a TON of work and a killer on my hands so I will just leave the ottoman building to the pro! I did though gain some great tips that will make my own smaller projects a lot easier.

Thanx Jennifer for such a fun experience! Also thanx to Cathie for working with me on my 'F'! I know I can be rather picky and she was super sweet to put up with me.

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21 comments:

  1. This is just FAB! I am in love with that fabric. I once added some nail head trim to a chair and swore I would never do it again. My fingers were bruised from months from the hammering. LOL Can't wait to see where you put it. xxoo

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  2. That is just wonderful!! I love the F. I too have that fabric "just because"!!! I love love love it!! I want to build one of those now!! ~ Lori

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  3. The fabric is perfectly wonderful. Thanks for sharing your pics.

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  4. Make me one :) love it! Pinning, I need a W on mine!
    Debbie

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  5. You did a wonderful job, Pamela. Love the addition of the beautifully stitched initial! You're right, it does look like a lot of hard work!

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  6. Looks great, I do love the fabric and nailhead trim.

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  7. Pam
    You did a great job. I love the personalized F on your ottoman too. It looks really great.
    Kris

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  8. Watch out Martha Stewart! Pamela's on your heels...

    Your ottoman is perfection.

    XOXO,
    Meredith

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  9. You make me smile :) Great job...I love it oh so very much...

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  10. A darling makeover!!!! Love the fabric choice.

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  11. I love this ottoman. Just beautiful. I have an old one kicking around here somewhere. Thanks for the inspiration~!

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  12. Great job!!! Your ottoman turned out beautifully, I love all of the details you put together and the neutral colors!

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  13. What a pretty little ottoman, Pamela! I love that fabric and the nailhead trim. I have made my own and agree it can be a lot of work to get to the finish. I think I like making over old ottomans better. : )

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  14. It looks just great! Way to follow through! Sometimes those unfinished projects can evaporate on us! Glad to see it. All done and beautiful!

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  15. fabulous! Our last name also starts with F and I just took two of my dining chair slipcovers to the embroiderer to have a very similar F monogram put on them =)

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  16. Hi Pamela, So pretty, great job! Thank you for your kind comment you left earlier, the wall color in my FM is Valspar-Natural. Have a great weekend, Jen @ City Farmhouse

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  17. Love this ottoman, especially with the burlap.

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  18. Hi Pamela,
    This turned out just beautiful! I love the fabric, the added monogram, the webbing - just love all of it.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Suzanne
    Pieced Pastimes
    PS-Would love to have you link this up to Saturday Sparks

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  19. This looks great~ I love that fabric and jute, that Initial is wonderful too! Di

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