Upholstered Bench with Nailhead Trim

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Jennifer from The Chronicles of Home inherited her great-grandfather’s love for  building things with her hands and is now following in his footsteps as an upholsterer. This bench was Jennifer’s first time creating an upholstered piece of furniture, and I’d say it’s evidence that she definitely has a knack for the trade. If you’re wondering about the time commitment that goes into building your own bench AND upholstering it, Jennifer reassures that the whole project took her only five to six hours to complete.

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Reclaimed Wood Bench

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As a part of her mudroom remodel, Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust built a small bench where her kids could sit and put their shoes on. Being the resourceful gal that she is, Kristen used some old picnic table boards she found in a dumpster for the build. I love Kristen’s criss-cross design and the fact that she built this bench for FREE by using the reclaimed wood! You go, Girl!

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Rolling Storage Bench

Shoes strewn about on the floor isn’t exactly the welcome you want when people enter your home. With the help of Ana White and her easy-to-follow plans, Jen from House of Wood tackled a project to tame those unruly shoes in her entryway. This was actually Jen’s first build from a couple of years ago, […Read More]