DIY Ottoman Made from Thrifted Table

Category: Decor

zebra ottoman DIY

Transform a worn out table from the thrift store into a soft zebra print ottoman!

What you need to make this project

Evergreen Batting
Foamology Cushion Foam
Thrifted Table
Shannon Cuddle Fabric Zebra Print
Cherry Red Spray Paint
Glitter Paint

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ottoman beforeottoman paint

Step one: Spray paint the table Cherry Red. Paint over that with multiple applications of glitter paint to achieve the desired finish.

Step two: Glue the cushion foam to the top of the table.

ottoman batting

Step three: Place the batting over the foam and stretch it under the table. Use a staple gun to attach the batting to the table.

Step four: Lay the cuddle fabric on a flat surface and place the table upside down on top of it. Staple the sides of the fabric to the table first. To keep the fabric from bunching, just put one staple on each side. Check to make sure the fabric is still centered and taut, then staple each side of fabric to the table.

zebra table corner

For the corners, first pull the corner of the fabric to the table and staple it. Then fold the right side of the fabric down and staple it. Repeat with the left. The nice thing with using Cuddle Fabric is it is forgiving and doesn’t show the folded edges as much as other fabrics.

Step five: Trim off the excess fabric. If the edges are hidden under the table, you are done. If the edges are showing, you can hide them by stapling trim over the edge.