Clearly we need a better solution so "bench for the entryway" went on the List
Easy peazy right? WRONG! I cannot believe the outrageous prices some companies want for a piece of wood with legs.. or if you want to be fancy you can have a piece of wood upholstered in a fabric my
Off to pinterest I go, the new handbook for everything domestic.. if you haven't yet heard of pinterest you really need to climb out from under that rock. Anyhow, there are so many tutorials bragging about how these lovely little benches have been made "low cost". I decide to attempt my own DIY and head to the local Home Depot to pick up some legs because if pinterest tells me to.. well you know. These legs are ridiculous, not cheap at all! the legs that would be long enough and thick enough for a decent bench were at least $15 each. Needing four of them that is $60 + cost for the rest of the materials I would need. This DIY was no longer sounding "low cost"
|old beat up chairs, fell apart every time we lifted them|
|Removed the legs and all the parts including screws|
|The legs were a tad too tall, we cut them to be a foot long so the little ones could get up and down safely|
|A quick paint job with some leftover paint|
|Attach legs and voila! A new bench|
|Now this is a "low cost" DIY bench|
Thanks for stopping by!