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Quick & Easy Upholstery ... staple new fabric right over the old chair. Why pull out millions of little staples & remove the old fabric? You can basically skip the tedious & boring part of upholstery ............ #DIY #upholstery #fabric #recovering #howto #tips #furniture #decor #crafts

Quick and Easy Upholstery!

BEFORE: AFTER: When I saw this idea from " Four Generation...

I could Get addicted to this. Step by step instruction for how to re-upholster furniture. Best tutorial I have seen yet.

Re-Upholstering Furniture Part 2: Upholstering

Materials: - Old piece of furniture - butter knife (totally professional tool I know - but it w or ks!) - flat-head screw driver - plie...

Welcome to my tutorial blog post on how I reupholstered this second hand French Provincial arm chair. I took lots of photos at some po...

How to Reupholster the Easy Way: My French Chair

Welcome to my tutorial blog post on how I reupholstered this second hand French Provincial arm chair. I took lots of photos at some points, and less at other points during the process, but hopefully this tutorial will inspire you to give it a try and not be intimidated to attempt reupholstering. I have never tried it before, and when I scored this chair at an antique/vintage shop, I didn't love the fabric, although there was nothing wrong with it. After giving it some thought I didn't see…

Learn this simple method to transform an ordinary piece of furniture by creating an Aged Copper Finish!

Create an Aged Copper Finish

Learn this simple method to transform an ordinary piece of furniture by creating an Aged Copper Finish!

Infinity Pens, Permanent marker on muslin fabric, hand drawn feathers, Theresa Huse 2013

Trick to Applying Dark Wax Over Chalk Paint on Furniture - Painted Furniture Ideas

There is a little trick to applying dark wax over chalk paint when painting furniture. Get the information you need to get the job done right.

Easy methods to Restore Rotted Wooden. Learn even more at the picture

How to Repair Rotted Wood

Rebuild and restore rotted wood without replacing it.

How to Upholster Chair Corners ~~~ This tutorial details how to upholster a drop-in seat from scratch however if your seat base is still in good nic, you may simply need to recover one instead. If so, just follow my instructions beginning at step 7.

How To Upholster a Drop-In Seat From Scratch

How to Upholster Chair Corners ~~~ This tutorial details how to upholster a drop-in seat from scratch however if your seat base is still in good nic, you may simply need to recover one instead. If so, just follow my instructions beginning at step 7.

vintage dresser before and after makeover, painted furniture

Vintage Dresser Before and After Makeover

I am quite partial to vintage dressers with pretty curved drawers and sweet details. When I saw this dresser at my local thrift shop, it had clearly seen better days, but the lovely vintage details were still there. The top looked as though someone previously had started to refinish it, but gave up. I decided to take over where the previous owner had left off. The original hardware was gone, and the existing finish was in very bad shape. I stripped the finish from the dresser…

{Quick Tip} How to Easily Clean Your Wax Brush

{Quick Tip} How to Easily Clean Hardened Wax Brushes

How to easily clean wax brushes in less than 5 minutes with 3 simple ingredients! #paintedfurniture #wax

How to paint with Vaseline to give the vintage look

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. COLOR: French Linen. I think this color might work with any color scheme.

buying, friendship, and a makeover

A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to meet up with one of my friends I've made since starting to blog. Amanda is one of the ni...

What a great idea for a few chairs with broken seats!

What a great idea for a few chairs with broken seats!

Natural Pine Bedroom Furniture

With pine furniture creating a cosy interior is a piece of cake. Its warm honey colour makes the room look inviting and peaceful. Natural pine bedroom furniture is a perfect choice if your aim is to furnish a tranquil space filled with homey atmosphere. Check out the styles below.

Thrift Store China Cabinet Makeover. Give your old cabinet a new shabby chic look with some paint and hardwares!

DIY Shabby Chic Furniture Ideas – Shabby Chic Magazine

Thrift Store China Cabinet Makeover. Give your old cabinet a new shabby chic look with some paint and hardwares!