Fresh Ideas for the New Year
Bedroom Makeover on a Budget
Turn a bleak extra bedroom into a chic guest room with our creative shopping tips and stylish projects you can do yourself.
A trio of inexpensive ottomans provides seating and storage at the end of the bed.
Using polyester suede in a buttery hue (to cover the original red) extended the palette into a complementary color scheme. All it took was 1 yard of fabric per ottoman and a staple gun. Casters picked up at the hardware store and anchored to the bottom offer mobility and a contemporary edge.
Vintage Suede Sunshine Fabric
$8.98 per yard
Available at Fabric.com
Available at Wal-Mart
Tip: Like paint, never buy fabric without bringing home a swatch first. Local fabric stores gladly cut samples, and most online shops charge a small fee.
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