are these chairs worth reupholstering?
Give a hand-me-down a whole new life.
Published Dec 19, 2014 5:57 PM
Upholstered in a fresh material, the most old-fashioned chairs can feel totally current. Try covering a new one—or transforming a hand-me-down or vintage find.
The color is sedate; the effect is anything but: Luscious chocolate-brown vinyl gives a Louis XVI-esque fauteuil instant glamour.
Cowtan & Tout “Roxy” in Ebony contact Decorative Center Services for stores
An organic update of a leafy print is a lovely alternative to a Georgian wing chair’s usual worn-leather treatment.
Hand-block-printed linen “Smokebush” in Chocolate contact galbraithandpaul.com for information
The petite contours of this Victorian-inspired slipper chair are bolstered by a traditional (and unexpectedly soft) textured silk tweed.
silk “Adoni” in Lavender/Gray from Decorative Center Services