The Lounge: Sitting Pretty

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Waiting areas should not be an eye sore. Stylish spa owners know that their clients should be relaxed—starting as soon as they walk in the door. If you’re looking for a way to spruce up your waiting area, try making original furniture. The two main perks? It’s environmentally friendly and no one will have the same furniture as you.

Photo Credit: Topeka Recycling (2010). Tire and Banana Chair Tree [Photograph] Retrieved July 1, 2015 from: http://www.examiner.com/article/ingenious-practical-and-elegant-furniture-manufactured-from-recycled-materials

Photo Credit: Topeka Recycling (2010). Tire and Banana Chair Tree [Photograph] Retrieved July 1, 2015 from: http://www.examiner.com/article/ingenious-practical-and-elegant-furniture-manufactured-from-recycled-materials

What you need:

Two Tires

Thick Yarn

Two Pillows of your choice

Two Wood Palettes

Staple Gun

Glue

Cushion

1  Place wood palette on top of tire number one—Staple the pallet ( this is the bottom of the chair)

2 Place tire number two on top of tire number and repeat step one. Place cushion on top of wooden palette

(for  comfortable sitting)

3 Begin to glue thick yarn around the edges of the tires and let dry

4  After the chair is dry add two pillows to match the color pallets

 

Voila! Original, recycled sitting arrangements for your guests!

xoxo

Victoria Webster

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