Luxury Hairpin Leg Sitting Stool Tutorial
I’m crazy about Mid-Century Modern furniture, and so are a lot of other people. The high demand for these collectibles has caused the value and price of vintage items to increase quite a bit. What’s a crafty girl to do? DIY it, of course! You only need a few basic items to create this luxurious sitting stool that features trendy hairpin legs.
Supplies Used to Make this Project:
- Foam tuffet
- Wood Circle
- Faux Fur fabric
- Staple gun
- Hairpin legs
Step one: Glue the foam tuffet to the wood circle. I use a hot glue gun to hold the foam in place.
Step two: Cut a piece of batting so that it will fit over the foam and the wood. Use a staple gun to attach the batting to the wood board. Trim off the excess batting.
Step three: Position the hairpin legs on the wood base to form a square shape in the center (see photo). Use a ruler to measure and make sure the legs are centered on the wood.
Step four: Drill screws into the wood to hold the legs in place.
Step five: Cut a piece of faux fur fabric so that it is large enough to cover the entire foam tuffet. Place it under the foam as pictured.
Step six: Pull the fur over the wood and staple it in place. When you get to the legs, cut a slit in the fur fabric so you can work around the hairpin legs. Continue until the fabric is stapled in place. Trim off excess fabric as needed.
I absolutely adore my new sitting stool! It looks great at my vanity, but it would make an amazing foot rest or additional decorative seating in a living room or bedroom. Have fun creating and DIYing beautiful decor for your home!