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Any ideas????

OK, so I've started making these really cool stools. My dh has these empty cable spools that are the base. My question is I need some other ideas on how to fill them in. I used bubble wrap the first time which worked nicely but it wasn't very cost effective. It was around $10. Which I know isn't alot, but I'd like to keep my cost down as much as possible. I'm going to try to post a pic. If anyone has any ideas I would REALLY appreciate it. I've been racking my brain for weeks!

 
cmorbeauty

Asked by cmorbeauty at 9:22 AM on Oct. 5, 2010 in Hobbies & Crafts

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Answers (8)
  • Maybe you could go to a second hand store and buy blankets or comforters and wash them and use them as filling.
    ria7

    Answer by ria7 at 11:31 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • Quilt batting?
    ballewal

    Answer by ballewal at 9:35 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • foam for seat cushions??? how firm does it need to be?? I like the above answer (quilt batting) can you recycle items for it like news paper ??
    justgrape723

    Answer by justgrape723 at 10:05 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • I want to see a picture!!!
    ria7

    Answer by ria7 at 10:06 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • I've thought of batting, but I haven't checked prices on that, I figured it would be about the same as the bubble wrap or more. I've thought of foam cushions as well, I wonder how much those are? Newspaper is a good idea, I would love to be able to recycle something. I would need alot though. I can't figure out how to post a pic...that way everyone could get a better idea of what I mean.
    cmorbeauty

    Comment by cmorbeauty (original poster) at 10:35 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • Photobucket
    cmorbeauty

    Comment by cmorbeauty (original poster) at 10:57 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • chicken wire covered by padding or bubble wrap
    pbilotti

    Answer by pbilotti at 11:09 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • YES!!!! Second hand blankets or comforters! Thats it! Thank you ria7!!!!
    cmorbeauty

    Comment by cmorbeauty (original poster) at 12:33 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

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