Repurposed from a Horse Carriage to my Entryway
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While I have not enjoyed the pleasure of actually riding in a horse-drawn carriage, I now know what it feels like to sit on a horse carriage bench! Earlier this week, I found a horse carriage seat hiding below dated fabric, and I saw its potential as a charming bench in my entry way.
After taking out the endless staples, tacks, foam, stuffing, and fabric pieces, a beautiful shape and wood patina were revealed. All it needed was a light sanding, a coat of wood stain and a bit of elbow grease from my husband.
Although not a horse is in sight, a carriage seat has been happily repurposed into a charming entryway bench in our new home.