This woven leather bench will forever remain in my Top Ten Favorite DIY's list. It is one of those that worked out like a dream and could easily work in at least four rooms in our house. If you're not intimidated with purchasing and cutting up leather hide, you should add this tutorial to your list. Also, another to use your new weaving skills!
Check out the full tutorial and my best tips for choosing the perfect leather for this kind of project over at A Beautiful Mess. Also, thank you, IKEA, for having such fun plants.