Saturday, 26 January 2019

Upcycled Mandala Stool

Mandala Stool Close Up
Photography credit: www.crafterscompanion.co.uk
Hey!

Hooray for the weekend! Hooray for saying goodbye to what has felt like a super-crazy-busy week! I’m looking forward to finding some time to wind down this weekend and getting a little more creative. :)

So, do you remember this post where I shared a work-in-progress shot of what I busy creating? Well, the reveal time has come to share the finished project. This upcycled stool was so easy to create with basic supplies.

Mandala Stool
Photography credit: www.crafterscompanion.co.uk
I purchased this stool from IKEA and simply sanded the seat, painted it and then stenciled this stunning mandala design onto it before assembling the stool:

Mandala Stool Bird’s Eye View
Photography credit: www.crafterscompanion.co.uk
Ideally, you’d want to use white spray paint for the stenciling process and then seal it. However, I didn’t have any to hand and I was in the creative zone I used embossing paste instead. This added a really cool dimension, but I wouldn’t recommend doing this if you want to park your tush on it! This will be more of a decorative stool for the home *wink*.

Mandala Stool Close Up 2
Photography credit: www.crafterscompanion.co.uk
The stencil is part of a range of home décor stencils that Threaders have just launched. Threaders are more commonly associated with sewing, but the beauty of these stencils is that they can be utilised across so many different crafts! Not only are there intricate mandala designs, but there are super-cute Scandi styles too. I’ll definitely be playing with more of these in the future!

If you’re interested, the stencils can be found here. They come in sets of two, and if you act quick, they’re currently on offer at two packs for £20!

Thanks so much for stopping by today. I hope that you have a super-duper weekend!

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1 comments:

Dotty Jo x said...

Beautiful! Jo x

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