This decoupaged footstool for our living room has been a long time in the making, and involved contributions from three people: Basketball Birl, who chose the papers for the curved parts of the top, my friend Mary, who cut and glued on the papers (because I am challenged when it comes to measuring and making straight lines), and me.
I printed the owl on fabric and decoupaged it onto the lid. Then the stool sat in my sewing room and ripened for a few months while I waited to see what else it might need. I was originally going to put a moon in the top left corner of the lid. I even cut out a few moons from various papers and fabrics, but they all looked too big, so in the end, I decided on a kind of Milky Way of white and silver glitter. I don’t think you can ever go wrong by adding glitter! Here’s the end result: