And here it is after:
At the time, I had it in our living room. However, I have recently added a different piece of made-over furniture to that space, so the bench has been relocated to our entryway. Here is how it looked when it was in our living room:
I am quite happy with our little find and makeover!
On a different note, I am thinking of making some changes to this here blog. Since becoming a new mama, I just haven't had the same amount of time to devote to the little house projects I used to dabble in, so I am considering making my blog more general. I would love to include the other aspects of my life, so that it is not just about decorating, but anything new that is going on here in our home. I'm going to be brainstorming some ideas in the next little bit, but I'll let you know what will be going on!