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How To Make A Bouclé Bench Seat

DIY Projects Jun 9, 2021

Let’s make a bench!

Recently I wanted to update our entryway. The purpose of the space was to be a place where we could put our shoes on before heading out and place bags when coming back in to the house. I didn’t have a lot of room in the space, so I knew a slim line bench seat was my best option. I just couldn’t find the dimensions I needed in any of the furniture shops so I knew this was a great opportunity to try a DIY project. I went with a fun fabric that is very on trend right now – bouclé! With this project, the design options are endless as you can pick any fabric to complement your decor.

You Need

  • A plank of wood (sturdy enough to sit on)
  • Foam cut to the size of the wood
  • Fabric
  • Scissors
  • Staple gun
  • Hairpin Steel Legs (similar to these from Bunnings)
  • Screws

1

Roll out the fabric and place the foam in the centre. Place the wooden plank on top of the foam.

2

Keeping the fabric taught the entire way around, fold in the edges neatly and secure with staples approximately every 3 - 5cm.

3

To finish, screw in your hairpin steel legs in each corner. 

Voila! For further info on how to style your new boucle bench seat, be sure to read my tips on styling a small entry way. I love how this turned out, and now I can’t wait to try it in other fabrics.

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