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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Can I do it ?

I've been seeing some of the cutest stools
covered in grain sacks..
sugar sacks..
and I WANT ONE, TOO....


Aren't these adorable !
They all came from ANGIE'S PINS
Thanks, Angie, for all the inspiration...
Oh, yes...I am wanting one of these cute stools..
but I don't have
a grain sack
or a sugar sack
or an Oooh LALA sack..
but I DO have...
a really pretty COFFEE SACK.
Of course,
the next thing I need is
well.....a stool.
hEY...
Close the front door !..I DO have a stool
way to the back of a closet....







and it's not JUST a stool...
it's an AWESOME stool..

MR. SWEET made this for me many years ago..
He got the pattern out of a magazine and I think it is a great stool..

So great that I am linking with
WHITE WEDNESDAY to show it off. :)


Now, the shape of this top is making me nervous thinking
about covering it....
REAL nervous..
I've wanted to cover it for years..
looked and looked for a fabric that I really loved.
Just never found it...until now.
Also...as I say..it looks like it is gonna be a job with all those little points...
maybe more talent needed than I can muster.
I think it sure would be cute...
sitting in front of my wood-burning Franklin fireplace...
BUT.....
can i do it ?

39 comments:

KATHY said...

I know you can do it!! It will be sooo cute.

Kathy

KATHY said...

I had to come back to tell you that your granddaughters are all gorgeous!!

kathy

Barbara F. said...

I know you can, BJ, I just know it. Then I am going to want one so badly!! :) xo,

Shabbily By The Sea said...

YES,,,,YES,,,,,YES!!!
You sure can do it i can't wait to see,i love the one with the little drawer in,very sweet,
Love Kristina xxx

Bunny Jean said...

I bet you can... and I can't wait to see it all Gussied up. You always do such cute things.

I would Love to feature it on my second blog INSPIRATIONS. Did you know I had a second blog? Come on by for a visit sometime.

You can link to it on my profile page or on the sidebar of Bunny Jeans Decor and More.

xoxo Bunny Jean

'Auntie' said...

-sigh- As you know, I can't help you one bittty-bit with this stool question.

But with your other question, I can...
00:00:11.108

And oh my gracious, how pretty, pretty, pretty it is here on your blog! Just lovely! And your "Grands" are beeeeeeeeeeeutiful! Enjoy being able to show pics of all of them, my Dear. Enjoy it. Enjoy it. Enjoy it. -pout- 'Cause as you know, I can't. -moan- -sigh- -sob- :-)

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

BJ! Of course you can do it!!! You have so much creativity and know how! For heaven sakes, look... you stared a blog and a beloved one at that! If you can do that almost anything else will be a breeze.
Show us the finished product! We are all rooting for you!
xo Yvonne

'Auntie' said...

Oooops. That last -POUT- should have come AFTER I said; "...cause as you know, I can't."

The White Farmhouse said...

Oh, you can so do it! If you want I can send you an email on how to do it with some tips. Love the little stool he made for you. I think he likes you! It will look so cute in the bean sack too! Get a little french gimp for the edge. Let me know if you need some help!

Linda Chapman said...

Of COURSE, you CAN!!!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

You betcha! Lovin' that cute little stool, looking forward to seeing what you come up with:@)

Patti said...

Of course, you can...just go for it...and the granddaughters are all lovelies!! Can't wait to see the stool!!

Korrie@RedHenHome said...

Nothing you can't handle! Can't wait to see the finished product.

Theresa said...

OH YEAH BABY, you can do it! I have faith in you! Go for it girly! HUGS!

Kathleen Grace said...

You can do it BJ. Don't worry about those points, if it were me, I would go ahead and just get a round piece of foam, cover it and ignore the points. If all else fails you can do that:>)

Vee said...

Of course you can. That stool has a wonderful pattern.

Vee said...

When you pull the fabric over the round foam, I think the points are going to show a bit and that'll be perfect.

Dixie said...

if anyone can... you can BJ! can't wait to see the finished product!

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

I vote YES! Can't wait to see what you do.

sissie said...

You can do it BJ! Remember that awesome table that you created. I can't wait to see it.

hugs
Sissie

NanaDiana said...

Well, let me ask you this- Did you DRINK all that wine in those bottles before you started? Cuz..I think it will be really hard working those points if you did imbibe!

I can't wait to see it done and I think the coffee sack is just a grand idea~ xo Diana

Sweet Tea said...

Can't wait to see the finished project. If you don't like it, you can always strip it down and do it a different way. Go for it!!

Pondside said...

Go for it! I know you can do this and you'll have us all wishing for pointy-topped stools!

janis said...

ohhhh so cool!
I now have stuck in my brain...
You can do it, you can do it, you can do it Cinderella!
Cant wait to see what you did!

Zilly said...

YES, WE/YOU CAN! I love you're familypictures-And I love the way you're talking so sweet about them-you must be a great grandma-Enjoy it.Greetings with hert&soul from Sil.

Emily said...

If anyone can you can! You are a very clever gal, you'll take on the project like a pro......And how special is that stool, made by Mr. Sweet!.............

~Emily
The French Hutch

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

BJ, what a cute stool, and what a great coffee sack. From everything I've seen in the past, you can do whatever you set your mind to. Can't wait to see the results. laurie

Debbie said...

It will be just perfect. I can't wait to see it.

Edie Marie's Attic said...

You ABSOLUTELY can do it!! Take the plunge! DO IT! DO IT! DO IT!

I can hardly wait to see the end product. that stool is too adorable for words and the sack you have is perfect. Go for it girl!

Big hugs, sherry

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

YES YOU CAN!!! I covered a couple of stools last year with coffee sacks. Here is a link:

http://lavenderhillstudio.blogspot.com/2010/08/burlap-bench-and-foot-stool.html

My suggestion is to use foam on the seat top and then cover with batting around the foam and over the sharp corners before you add the burlap.

It will be great BJ!

Rita said...

Of course you can! I am so anxious to see what kind of creative pattern you will come up with.
Those Girls are Lovelllly!
Rita

Jo said...

YES YOU CAN!...can't wait to see!
~JO

xinex said...

Oh yes! You can do anything, BJ. You are so talented!...Christine

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

GO FOR IT!!!!

Cynthia @An Accomplished Woman said...

Oh you can do it!!! Just go slow!! I love the stool! Can't wait to see the pictures when it is finished!!!

Cynthia

Shelia said...

BJness! I know you can do it because you're awesome! What a pretty little stool too. Mr. Sweet is one handy dandy man!! Can't wait to see it when you're finished.
Love your new header with all of your grands. Good looking bunch.
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

vikki said...

Yes of course you can do it!

I too have ten awesome grandchildren, all under the age of eight.

Designs By Pinky said...

Oh you bet you can do it!!! And I can't wait to see it finished! That is a great stool that Mr. Sweet made for you!!!! XO, Pinky

A Cottage Muse said...

Of course you can and can't wait to see it!