Gorgeous antique settee, upholstered in this fabulous octopus print. This piece has been fully stripped and repaired, with new webbing, new foam and the original coil springs. Solid, heavy construction, but a dainty piece measuring 45″ wide x 21″ deep x 36″ high. It started with good bones, however the look was dated. It’s muchContinue reading “Fabulous Antique Octopus Settee – SOLD”
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Restoring an Antique Sheraton Sofa
This past summer, I got a text from my good friends Shawn and Colin, while they were on their way to pick up a very exciting Kijiji score. Priced way below value at only $200, they knew they had to rush down to Petite Rivière (an hour or so drive) to grab this beautiful antiqueContinue reading “Restoring an Antique Sheraton Sofa”
Kijiji Freebies…it’s just good Karma, Baby!
Is there any greater rush than finding a great piece of furniture on Kijiji? Only finding that it’s free, perhaps! Of course, you’ll have to be logged on to the Kijiji site at the precise moment that freebie is listed, because I tell you, those items disappear fast! The sofa above (and its matching chair)Continue reading “Kijiji Freebies…it’s just good Karma, Baby!”
Re-Styling a Classic Kroehler
There was recently some discussion on my Facebook page about whether or not a classic Kroehler chair needed to be reupholstered, or if it was perfect in its original state. The two schools of thought seem to be: 1. Vintage furniture ought to remain intact and as original as possible in order to preserve itsContinue reading “Re-Styling a Classic Kroehler”
Re-Upholstering A Retro Sofa!
If you saw this sofa on the side of the road, would you stop to pick it up? The story of this project epitomizes my business model, and makes me so very, very excited. When I was first approached by this client, she was asking if I could recover her newer furniture to look moreContinue reading “Re-Upholstering A Retro Sofa!”
My Magnum Opus: An Antique Fluted Back Sofa
Can you believe that this sad little lady was found on the side of the road awaiting the garbage truck? I’ve got to say, it just breaks my heart that someone would feel that this is an appropriate thing to do. When she eventually came into my care, she was soaking wet from being outContinue reading “My Magnum Opus: An Antique Fluted Back Sofa”