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Three is a Charm

I added in a third pillow into our kitchen bench. I had always had a third pillow but hadn’t really decided on a fabric, but fell for this stripe from InVu.
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The one on the far right is the newest addition to the bench. Two pillows seemed not enough, but three is perfect.

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I feel as though I can now say that the bench is now complete. 🙂 Ikea DIY Bench Project can be read here.

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    [email protected] at Home
    October 3, 2010 at 4:19 pm

    Perfect! I love stripes.

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    Centsational Girl
    October 3, 2010 at 5:12 pm

    The perfect trio of stripe, color, and pattern! Every time I see that bench, I swoon. You are so inventive!
    xo
    Kate

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    Grace @ Sense and Simplicity
    October 3, 2010 at 5:47 pm

    NOw that is a perfect trio! Love the combo of colours and patterns and would have to agree the bench looks complete now.

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    Tia Brumbelow
    October 3, 2010 at 9:10 pm

    It's perfect!

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    [email protected]
    October 3, 2010 at 9:53 pm

    I LOVE THIS!!! I agree with Kate, stripes, solid, and pattern is the perfect trio! And I was going to ask about the bench, but I see that you put the link to the tutorial!

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    jody
    October 4, 2010 at 12:06 am

    I love, love,love the bench and the 3 cushions are perfect. I read your D.I.Y on constructing the bench from IKEA top shelves. My question (because I worry about these kinds of things LOL) do you worry about weight issues on the bench? Say you had 3 big blokes sitting there (just imagining) is it strong enough to potentially take 250 – 300 kilos?

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    Sarah
    October 4, 2010 at 1:48 pm

    love the combo of fabrics Lindsay.

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    Anita Winter
    October 4, 2010 at 2:28 pm

    I love this selection! Cooler colors are super relaxing! The window seat is divine and simple.

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    Sarah La Rose
    October 5, 2010 at 12:13 am

    I could eat on that bench anytime. I love the three pattern combination!

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    Lovely Little Nest
    October 5, 2010 at 2:16 am

    I agree; the third one make it "juuust right" 🙂

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    Lovely Little Nest
    October 5, 2010 at 2:16 am

    P.S. I love that the pillows coordinate without being matchy-matchy!

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    leanne
    November 2, 2010 at 5:48 pm

    I love everything about this space!! Beautiful!!

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