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Shabby Fabric Ottoman

Softly, sweetly feminine, this designer ottoman started out as a beige cube!

At a Glance:

#4095 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
  • Fabric Logo
  • Mod Podge Logo
supplies

F/A PAINTING TOOL - SPONGER SET 3 PC

Number Needed: 1 $12.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Seashell Pink, 2 oz. - 2485

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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Plaid ® Craft Stencils - Value Packs - Home Décor - 30501

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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Number Needed: 1 $-1.00
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FolkArt ® Metallics - Sahara Gold, 2 oz. - 577

Number Needed: 1 $2.69
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Mod Podge ® Fabric, 8 oz. - CS11218

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

Light Colored Canvas Ottoman from Ikea, Narrow Masking Tape, Decorative Floral Fabric, Scissors, Hot Glue Gun and Sticks, Scrap Fabrics, Large Gems

Instructions

1.      Working on one section of the ottoman at a time, tape off stripes by applying evenly spaced stripes to the section.  Using a Spouncer brush, randomly dry brush the Seashell Pink paint onto the ottoman.  Paint some areas darker than others to achieve a distressed look.  Allow the paint to dry, remove the tape to reveal the stripes.  Repeat for all sides. 

2.      Working on the front (or all sides), position the French inspired stencil in the lower corner of the ottoman.  Working up and down, Spouncer paint the stencil with Fawn paint.  Remove the stencil to reveal the design.  Dip the end of a toothpick or the end of a paintbrush into the Metallic Sahara Gold.  Paint highlights over the stenciled design.  Allow to dry. 

3.      Cut random floral motifs from the fabric.  Coat the back of the cut motifs with Fabric Mod Podge.  Place the cut and Podged fabric pieces onto the ottoman in random patterns.  Smooth the fabric with your fingers.  Allow to dry.

4.      Using fabric scraps and hot glue, create shabby fabric flowers.  Hot glue the shabby flowers to the corner of the ottoman.  Glue gems around the flowers and in the centers of the flowers.

 

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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