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upcycled coffee sack ottoman

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The perfect pick-me-up for your decor, this earthy ottoman is fresh-brewed from upcycled coffee sacks. The material is hand-woven, 100% cotton with the warm look and sturdiness of burlap but with a softer texture. It still has typographic fragments of its former life, accented with dark, coffee-colored piping between the individual cloth panels. The firm inner padding makes it a comfy seat, or use it to put your feet up for a well-earned break. The piece is crafted by Mayan artisans in South America, which helps them to earn a sustainable income while preserving their cultural heritage. Handmade in Guatemala.

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recycled coffee bags, foam, 100% cotton
10" H x 20" Dia.
Made from recycled materials, some variation is to be expected.
Care instructions: Dry clean only.

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205votes, 24 comments

Cassie, UncommonGoods Community Moderator

This comfortable, stylish ottoman is handmade by fair trade artisans in Guatemala. We love that you can still see the print from the upcycled coffee sacks used to make it, and that although it looks like burlap, the handwoven material is actually soft. Would this piece look great in your home?

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Really nice! Love the design and the concept.

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I believe in reusing instead of throwing it away. This item looks like it would be very comfortable place to my feet. We're also helping the people in Central America earn a living.

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Love this! My home as a very 'worldly' look and this would fit in perfectly.

andrew maza
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Love it!!!

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This is really cute and would look great in my house! I hope it will be avaialbe soon!

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Wow...! The idea of use coffee sacks is nice.

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So cute! I love this! Just hope it would not be scratchy. Anywho, awesome!

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Very cool. Love it.

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like that it has a natural feel to it~

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cute but 10x20 is quite small

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This is one of the most useful yet clever items! I need them for footstools, at 10" high. Hope they make it into the catalog. Fair trade and sustainable!

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Good use of coffee sacks.

Mary Lou
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very cool

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It reminds me a lot of the FEED handbags that were big for awhile.

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whip stitching on bottom appears to be of poor quality and not able to withstand weight or rough handling by children or teens

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This is cute and stylish and if the price is right--would be a great addition to a family room!!

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This would also look cool made with rice sacks.

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It's really cool

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Recycling is good and I like the cofee too !!

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Love this idea but the size seems to be a little small.

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too rustic

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Love the old school look!

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