Organ Stools | Easy Makeovers

They started appearing. Everywhere I looked, there was another organ stool.

There were the two stacked on top of each other.

There was one tucked away in the corner of a fellow vendor booth.

Then there was the one stuck in a box at an auction.

They were everywhere! And I fell in love!

These sweet little stools are so easy to find at vintage shops and even at auctions.

And soooo easy to make over.

Often the original paint finish is already perfect and it only needs to be cleaned and sealed.

Sometimes they are all wood.

If the wood is in good shape, give it a good cleaning and a finish of hemp oil or furniture wax.

All that’s left is to replace the fabric and the batting on the seat.

These stools are becoming some of my favorite pieces to reinvent. They are small so they don’t take very long to makeover.

And they can bring a sense of vintage to any corner in any room.

Hope you can find one on your next antique shopping trip! Let me know if you do! I would love to see it!

Here are a couple more easy projects that I think you will enjoy!

The Easiest Upcycled Wooden Tray Makeover

Farmhouse Style Stars | Easy DIY

Easy Lamp Makeover with MMS Milk Paint

Until next time…

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  1. I just love these! I need to find one! If you don’t mind, I would love to share this post in my weekly round-up tomorrow!

    1. Cynthia Gayle says:

      Thanks Jennifer! Yes, feel free to share this post!

  2. Cindy – I love these stools! My absolute favorite is the first one! It’s funny how things start showing up in groups…or maybe we just start noticing them. I’ve been trying to figure out an accent chair in an awkward little area in my family room, but maybe a little organ stool is the answer! Thanks for sharing such a great post and beautiful projects!


    1. Thanks Mona! In this world of thrifting certain things do show up in groups! It’s especially nice if they are amazing like these sweet organ stools! Thanks for stopping by today!

  3. All of your stools are so adorable, I love the different fabrics and trims you used! Too cute! Donna

    1. Aren’t they cute? They are a great beginner upholstery project too 😊

  4. I love this idea! So adorable! The chippy light blue paint on the one organ stool is just so fabulous!

    Hugs, Karin

    1. Yay for all the chippy paint goodness! I’m a fan too Karin! 😊