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”
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Re-Upholstering a Retro Sofa (part two)
Last week, I posted about this sofa, which was a badly recovered retro piece with the original fabric left underneath. It has had some major cosmetic surgery this week! As they say, pictures speak louder than words, so I’ll just cut to the chase for you. This very vintage looking blue-grey, lightly patterned fabric hasContinue reading “Re-Upholstering a Retro Sofa (part two)”
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!”
A Tufted Loveseat Gets Sophisticated
This sweet loveseat was brought to me for a makeover. It isn’t an antique -just a reproduction piece- but it’s still cute as a button and worth saving. It will look terrific with a bit of updated fabric. Tufting a seat and back is not something I would recommend for a first-timer. You’d probably wantContinue reading “A Tufted Loveseat Gets Sophisticated”