Most individuals save thousands of dollars annually by doing home repair projects instead of buying replacement items. Amongst these projects might be reupholstering theater seats. The expense of a new theater chair might range from $250 to $1,000, whereas the expense of reupholstering a damaged cushion might be under $50.
Month: July 2015
What Is the Best Couch Fabric for Your Dog?
If you enjoy cuddling up with your dog on the sofa, it is important that you select upholstery that can withstand his wear and hair. You do not have to hide your sofa under a cover to protect its appearance. Modern-day fabrics like microfiber and Crypton withstand nesting and scratching from even big dogs, and they provide easy cleanup.
Decorating a Child-Friendly Home
If you have young children at home, you might be tempted to put off redecorating because you are worried about the damage that can be caused by spills, dirty feet, upchuck, and more. While children, and their friends, can damage upholstery and furnishing, you can still update the décor of your home, as long as you take a few precautions.
Super Easy, Versatile No-Sew Fabric Projects
Sewing machine on the fritz? Not great with a thread and needle? Just want a simple project to do? No-sew projects have you covered.
How to Conquer Corners: A Beginners Guide
Is the extent of your do-it-yourself knowledge limited to craft paper and crayons – maybe a little glitter glue? Well, that doesn’t mean you can’t spruce up your home with some new upholstery.
Ugly chairs brought back to life
I have these chairs that have been in my family for years, and I love them. They’re easy chairs and rocking chairs in one. Perfect for gently rocking in the morning as I do my crossword or having a nice conversation with my husband at the end of the day. And there’s the added sentimental value of remembering sitting in that same chair when I opened my Christmas presents at age 7. There’s only one problem: they’re ugly.
Memo Board Upgrade: Making Something Useful and Stylish
Keeping your life together is getting both more complicated and easy with the ever-emerging technology planners. Ditch those apps and create a handy way to decorate your house by creating a coordinating designed white board memo note taker.
Make Your Own Tufted Fabric Headboard
Tufted fabric headboards lend luxury to any bedroom, but they often come with a price tag to match. Luckily, even if you’re more Buy-it-Yourself than Do-it-Yourself, there are endless headboard makeover options out there for every skill level.
Reupholstering Piano Benches
Upholstered piano benches that are damaged, worn, or covered in fabric that clashes with your taste of style doesn’t have to remain that way.
Calculating How Much Fabric Required for Reupholster Project
Most times, our existing furniture or pieces we locate at a yard sale may be just as great as a new piece that has a new cover. A cover bought from a store may appear sloppy or out of place, yet reupholstering a piece may make it appear like new.