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Jungle bench makeover

For my niece Molly's first birthday we decided to get her a child's bench that she and her friends could sit on in the garden; something she could treasure for years to come as I still have my little wicker chair from when I was a kid. After much searching I found this one at Gardens and Homes Direct.

My other half put it together for me and painted it white using Cuprinol garden shades, Pale Jasmine and I hand painted the animals in a variety of pastel paints. I had some 5cm foam cut to size and made a removable cover using a pastel print jungle fabric from Fabrics Clearance.

1 Bench

You will need...

  • jungle bench

How-to step by step

  • Jungle bench

    Step 1

    Start by assembling the bench. Make sure it is clean and dry.

  • Jungle Kids Bench

    Step 2

    Give the entire bench a coat of white primer paint. Then give the bench two coats of exterior top coat. Hand paint the details on the jungle section in required colours and leave to dry.

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Jungle Bench
Molly on her new bench
jungle fabric

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