I found this bar stool at the DI for $3! My wonderful hubby sanded it down (since it was WAY too cold outside for me).
After it was all sanded, I unscrewed the top because I wanted to make it into a cushion.
I took some brown paint...
And painted it!!
I just used pillow stuffing, wrapped some fabric around it- and nailed some furniture tacks into the bottom of the seat! It doesn't matter how messy it looks, because you won't see it.
Here is what it looked like after I re-attached the seat top.
I decided to sand down the legs a little to look more shabby chic.
The final product: