So I had a new plan and told my brother that the bench probably wouldn't match his bedroom anymore. I decided to add a couple layers of batting to the outside of the bench top so that it would cover more area, and recover it with a different fabric. I painted some dark blue stripes on dropcloth with the help of painter's tape and it turned out perfect. Well perfect for me, not my brother.
Here's the sneak peek:
Love the Beasts,