Step 3: Measure out where the buttons will be when tufting the ottoman and drill holes. (Sorry no picture of this step)
Step 4: Using spray adhesive, adhere foam to the table top and sides
Step 5: Have your buddy test out your materials just to make sure they are comfortable
Step 6: Cover the entire tabletop in quilt batting. Use a staple gun to staple the batting on the inside/bottom of the table top
Step 7: Cover the table in the material, I used a tan vinyl. To give the corners by the legs a finished look, I used a braided rope attached with upholstering tacks.
Step 8: Attach the buttons (I used a DIY button making kit so the buttons matched the ottoman) using an upholstering needle and thread to give the ottoman a tufted look. In order for the buttons to stay tight, I used buttons on the under side of the table to hold the thread.
And here is the finished product:
This was certainly a learning experience. The corners proved to be quite the challenge, but Dan assured me that they look good :) If I ever tackle a project like this again I'd like to come up with a better solution for the corners. Until then, I'll be proud of this finished product!