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Before and After: A Vintage Chair Makeover

TeamSugar member Sgdish had a plain vanilla, and stained, vintage armchair with a great frame that was just begging for a makeover. She decided to "be bold and choose two different coordinating fabrics" for reupholstery, but used the same fabric for the chair's trim as on its backside. The results are truly impressive and inspiring. To see the transformation,


Lovely, right? Do you have any furniture that needs a facelift?

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amber_castaldo amber_castaldo 8 years
THat looks great. Good job!
ljs39 ljs39 8 years
Wow! You did a beautiful job on reupholstering your chair. I love the fabric you used and the trim.
sgdish sgdish 8 years
Thanks everyone, for the kind words!
ScrabCak ScrabCak 8 years
That looks fantastic! The wood looks much more dramatic against the bold red fabric than it did with that plain vanilla.
Ellenora Ellenora 8 years
very beautiful! Casasugar--is there anyway you could post a tutorial to reupholster a chair?
hanako66 hanako66 8 years
so pretty, I love it!
tweet-hotpants tweet-hotpants 8 years
lovely! it looks like it was done professionally
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
That is a fabulous job. I love the color and texture.
Shopaholichunny Shopaholichunny 8 years
Very Nice! I LOVE the pattern and the bold color. Congrats!
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