My Pinterest inspired bench and my first Monday Made It!
I made this Monday I promise! I just got totally busy last night and couldn't post :(
I have been drooling over these benches on Pinterest for awhile, and you can find this type of bench all over the place, but my go to tutorial was at Grade 2 Happenings !
Foam from Jo-Ann (I don't usually shop there because it's expensive, but I had a coupon!)
Adorable owl from Pier 1, I was in LOVE just like in the commercials I felt like he was talking to me.
I picked up the great chevron fabric at Hobby Lobby!
Shelf board from Lowe's, 15 X 48
Milk crates from The Container Store. It was HIGHLY recommended to use REAL milk crates, and these are very sturdy, not like the ones you can buy at Walmart/Target/Etc... $6.99 each
Zip Tied together *I knew that huge box of zip ties I bought would come in handy one day!
I stapled the fabric over the foam onto the board. I had to go out and get a heavy duty staple gun, my wimpy lightweight one wouldn't cut it!
Fabric bins from Target, and yes, that is Skippy Jon Jones chillin' with the owl. I got him at Kohl's :) I may teach middle school, but no one can resist the cuteness of him!
Can I confess something? The amount of money I ended up spending on the crates, foam, and board, was almost equal to a really cute bench I saw at Target by Cubeicals.
However, I had so much fun making it I don't care :) Enjoy!
If you stop by please leave me a comment and let me know what you think!