Upholstery tips


I could do with a bit of advice.

My husband and I have 6 dining room tables that we love. The current upholstery however has seen better days. The colour is still fine, and it looks OK from a distance, but a closer look learns that it might be time to have them redone.  I myself am thinking of a velours or heavy cotton/wool type fabric with a rich texture in a light or maybe dark grey.

Dining room chair

Dining room chair

Then we have this antique arm chair. It came from my parents old house and they don’t have room for it in their apartment. I believe it used to belong to my late grandmother. We love the wood and style but are not too pleased with the colour of the fabric on the seat. I think a big floral pattern in maybe a heavy silk or rich cotton mix in blue/green/grey or, to match the red corduroy sofa, a red floral pattern would look great.

arm chair

arm chair

What do you guys think?

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2 responses to “Upholstery tips

  1. Pingback: Upholstery tips « Share how YOU live | floralshoes.com

  2. blue green grey! Definitely! And please put in your will that I love it!
    btw, that would make grey a good option on your dining room set. They are lovely chairs, make it something that’s comfy. My mom actually has a rather nice combi of flowers and stripes that go together very well, maybe you could do a stripe or even a check on the chairs and matching flowers on your granny’s chair?

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