Furniture Reupholstery: A Sustainable Alternative versus Buying New

21 April 2020

Buying new furniture in comparison to refurbishing old furniture can be quick, easy and economical. You can shop some of the big showrooms, make a purchase and often take it home all in the same day, along with putting the old piece on the curb for the landfill. However, you can for a more sustainable alternative for buying new and that is furniture reupholstery. Furniture Reupholstery Basics The first step in determining re-upholstery as an option is to judge the quality of your piece. Upholstered furniture pieces are like cars and electronics: the quality is hidden inside. Old furniture may […]

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Tips for Reupholstering Vintage Furniture

07 April 2020

Vintage furniture is considered as a timeless piece of interior decor no matter which part of the house it is placed. However, their value is significantly reduced when they show obvious signs of damage and wear and tear from being around for a long time. In order to still utilise these vintage furniture, you have to know how to reupholster them so that you can use them for a much longer time. Below are tips for reupholstering vintage furniture. Consider the Type of Fabric Vintage furniture are most likely made up of the type of fabric that is prominently used […]

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Upholster an Antique Furniture with Sentimental Value

27 March 2020

In the age of the Konmari method, it is a surprise that many people still choose to keep things that are neither beneficial nor functional. Although, it makes more sense if you add the sentimental value of such objects into the equation. Sentimental value plays a vital role especially in deciding which objects are obsolete and which ones to keep. The same case applies to furniture. Some homeowners choose to upholster old or previously-owned furniture rather than buy a replacement one. In their defence, there is no monetary value that you can place on an antique furniture with a high […]

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Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Upholstery Fabric

06 March 2020

The upholstery fabric you choose is the most important element in any upholstery project you undertake. Upholstery is as much about appearance as purpose. The fabric you choose will make or break the aesthetic of your furniture. Below are the factors to consider when choosing your upholstery fabric. Price Upholstery fabrics come in a huge range of prices depending on material and quality. But this doesn’t mean that “good” fabrics with desirable properties have to be expensive. Modern technology has made it possible to get some incredibly high performing and comfortable fabrics for cheap. To make sure you don’t go […]

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French Country Upholstered Chairs and their Benefits to Your Home

28 February 2020

People who are looking to buy French country upholstered chairs do so because they like a very specific style of chair. While the style is unique and beautiful, the pattern and design you choose is equally important. Reupholstering furniture like this can be costly, which is why it’s a good idea to get it right the first time. Apart from saving you money in the long run, you’ll be extremely happy with your new furniture and won’t have to worry about choosing another design. If you are having the chairs customised, you can choose your own design, either by asking […]

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