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How To Re-Cover an Upholstered Ottoman

Check out how a few yards of fabric and a staple gun turned a thrift-store footstool into a gorgeous (and functional) piece of home decor.

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To re-cover an ottoman, you'll need: fabric (the amount depends on the size of your ottoman); staple gun; scissors and an iron. Before beginning the project, remove any hardware or notions from the ottoman. Ours had a cord, tassel and hinges. We also removed the small wooden legs to make the job easier.

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