The English translation is:
"Where the heart is." (Not visible in photo)
Pesses (our last name) Castle
"Our home is filled with love and laughter."
The number and line below is our address
8. Next, I sewed each of the four corners for the bottom part of the ottoman.
9. Used my second favorite tool (only to my hot glue gun) to staple the inside and bottom of the fabric.
10. Finally, I finished off the look with nail heads ($8 for 4 packs) and hot glued on the gimp trim ($14).
Here is the before and after:
I was a little worried about the durability of such a light colored fabric with two little ones in the house. Since finishing this project a week ago it has already endured a coffee spill and a juice box explosion (thanks to my busy toddler...my coffee, not his btw). I am happy to report that it cleaned up great. Not a stain in sight! The next test....the
One little side note - I was so excited to finally use my zebra pillows. They have made an appearance in almost every room of my house at one time or another only to end up back in the closet. I couldn't exactly pair them with the leopard ottoman or my living room would look a little too "African Safari" for my taste. I think they work great with my new ottoman!