Trash to Treasure: Super Easy Upcycled Stool DIY Tutorials
I like to go through my site every once in a while. After writing over one thousand posts, sometimes you forget what you have already published! Perusing my site, I realized I have published a few trash to treasure upcycled stool DIY posts. So, I thought it be nice to do a quick recap for posts like these that may have gotten lost in the mix!
Check out my trash to treasure guide for why you should buy furniture secondhand. It also includes a list of trash to treasure tips and project ideas.
Kid’s Upholstered Stool
Let’s start with a stool I found at Goodwill for $7.00. I upholstered this one to match a play set I made for my daughter. She actually STILL plays with this piece almost every day! Here is the BEFORE.
Here is the AFTER.
Much better, right??
Here is the post for the full DIY Tutorial: How to Upcycle a Step Stool for Kids
Vintage Ruler Stool
This repurposed DIY stool project was submitted by Lilly Meehan and Pam James. Get the DIY here: Vintage Ruler Stool Makeover
Matching Kid’s Step Stools
Next up are some stools that my best friend had. She was pregnant at the time and was having twins. I turned these two old stools she had into a matching pair for my soon-to-be God Daughters! Check out the BEFORE:
Here is the AFTER:
Here is the post for the full DIY Tutorial: Upcycled Step Stool Tutorial
DIY Upholstered Stool
This next post was a guest post from my friend and contributor, Loren Crane of Pandora’s Craft Box. Loren upholster a stool she bought at a craft store to make as a time out stool for her head strong three year old. Check out a photo of her process:
Here is the AFTER:
Here is the post for the full DIY Tutorial: How to Upholster a Step Stool
DIY Tree Trunk Toadstools
Submitted by Medina Grillo of Grillo Designs, how cool are these toadstools for her playroom? Get the tutorial: Tree Trunk Toadstools DIY
Wooden Bar Stool Makeover X3!
Lastly, this project was one of the first projects I did when I first started blogging. In fact when I published this I had only been blogging about three months! I still use these same stools every day in my craft room that I bought from Goodwill. Here is the BEFORE:
I made it over not once, not twice, but THREE times!
Here is the 1st AFTER:
Here is the post for the full DIY Tutorial: Trash to Treasure: Upcycled Bar Stools
Next, here is the 2nd AFTER:
Check out the full DIY Tutorial: Emerald Green Bar Stool Makeover
Lastly, here is the 3rd AFTER along with a quick DIY video to go with it!
This post was originally published on July 8, 2015 but was rewritten and improved.