Got tired-looking piece of furniture you can’t bear to give up? Stumbled across some vintage gold? Breathe new life into it with a switch of fabrics. You’d be surprised how this change can dramatically transform your space. Skip the DIY – here’s where to reupholster your furniture. Call us sentimental ol’ fools but every piece […]
Answer: If you feel that your furniture is well made, it fits in the area where you want to use it, and (except for the fabric) you like it, then it certainly is worth reupholstering! The foam cushions may need to be replaced, and new foam makes a world of difference, too. Your furniture will […]
Many people consider reupholstering in hopes of saving some money to get that perfect farmhouse look. But, how much money will you actually save if you reupholster your sofa? Chances are, not very much. Here are the pros and cons of buying new versus reupholstering the old. A vintage sofa like this is worth reupholstering. […]
Wondering what type of upholstery you should pick for your furniture? Well, it’s a big decision because the fabric on your sofa, chair, or ottoman define the character of your rooms. Besides, different materials have their own set of benefits and disadvantages which will impact you based on your needs and the traits of your […]
A headboard can really transform the look of a bedroom. Beyond just an extension of the bed frame, a headboard can be a focal point in the room, adding interest, color, texture and even storage to an otherwise plain wall. Jazz up your existing headboard by adding design elements or skip the traditional headboard and […]
One of my favorite suggestions for clients wanting to redo their bedrooms, is to do an upholstered headboard or bed. Many times people have a wood framed bed with matching or near matching nightstands, dressers, armoires, etc. When you go to a retail store, they make it easy to buy the “set”. However, an upholstered […]
Have you ever stopped and thought about what happened to that couch you replaced? Now maybe you sold it or donated it to charity, but sooner or later, that couch will end up in the landfill. The U.S. EPA reported that furniture accounted for 9.8 million tons (4.1%) of household waste per year! Furniture is […]
You may want to leave your sofa the way it is for as long as you can, but when is it time to give it a face lift? Type. Your sofa could be an antique piece of furniture or one that carries a sentimental value. This type of sofa is hard to replace as it […]
Making smart business decisions no longer means thinking only of yourself, your employees, and your customers or clients: Present-day commercial entities are challenged with making sustainable choices that are as environmentally friendly as possible. Part of this involves considering how your furniture upgrades impact the environment, and what you might do to lessen that impact. […]
Reupholstery Services Reupholstery can cost just as much as buying new furniture, depending on the work required and fabric used. For example, if you need a single cushion re-stuffed and reupholstered because your puppy chewed it up, the job could cost about $250. But if your couch needs a full overhaul that involves re-stuffing, reupholstery […]
Take the size of the furniture into account, too. “We like larger pieces, such as a sofa, in a rich solid color or classic neutral so you won’t tire of it over time. Liven things up with smaller pieces—for instance, a great statement chair in a bolder shade or pattern. Think about the other furnishings in the room as well—especially the other upholstered pieces. You’ll want to make sure the colors, textures, and patterns work well together.
English furniture of the 18th and 19th centuries was made using woods such as walnut and mahogany, and first-growth secondary woods such as oak, which tends to be very strong and durable. A 19th-century settee, a Howard & Sons club chair and ottoman, as well as a pair of slipper chairs, all serve as examples of what can be achieved with a little investment and imagination with your antiques.
Each of our over stock fabric is handpicked from designer brands such as Acacia Fabrics, Korla, Sunbrella, Romo, Jim thomson, and many others. Choose from our awesome over stock upholstery fabric selection and find the color, pattern, style or brand that is just right for you. Let your décor represent your individuality.
If messy children and pets aren’t a worry, you can really flaunt your freedom. His top decadent picks: fluffy Tibetan wool (“it feels so indulgent, but it’s not a great place to eat peanut butter crackers”) and Belgian linen. While linen is very durable, in lighter colors it doesn’t offer the level of stain resistance that a kid-friendly household might need and may not have a crisp, wrinkle-free look after a lot of lounging. If you’re worried about upkeep (or cost), you can always use these luxe fabrics on pillows, which can be swapped out once they’ve seen better days or a new trend comes along.
A Variety of Styles
The Inspiration Chair by American Leather is very sleek and angular and is equipped with metal legs. This chair is at home in a modern and uncluttered setting. However, you can just as easily find more traditional or transitional chairs with more curves, pillows, or an overstuffed look. You can also find different styles, materials, and treatments for legs.