Oh, tufting. I love the look, but am turned off by the idea of doing it myself. There are so many ways to get it wrong and it's easy to do just that. So when I saw this little shortcut, I felt a little more encouraged to tackle the trend!
Is your beige sofa getting you down? Consider giving it a playful (and colorful) facelift!
Since we technically missed Makeover Monday, I'm making up for it with a Before and After of an awe-inspiring tufted Turkish couch. Even better,
Remember this? See how it transformed...
Photo Image: BHG
Interior designer Kerri Gutekunst and her husband decided to give themselves a padded room in their San Diego home. My guess is that the blue vinyl squares were marked, cut and painstakingly sewn together before taking a little diagonal turn for some mid century jazzy movement.
Will October and the Halloween hoopla ever end? I need to feel the pressure to get these redecorating projects underway. The top two priorities are the yellow Flexsteel office chair from the 1960's. Purchased at Goodwill Outlet for .99, it will be recovered in a nice little modern red-orange fabric. The ottoman will be torn down and redressed in another red-orange, but this time the fabric will be stitched into symmetrical squares, button...
There are three new girls in Upholsteryville and they mean business. Janet (another Janet) learned how to make welt cord in about 5 minutes and is already putting together two boxed and corded cushion covers to be stuffed fluffily and placed on her cane back chairs.
It's the time of year you turn a critical eye to the interior to see what needs to be spruced up. Preparing for a packed house on Thanksgiving is a sure fire motivator to plow through a To Do list in record time.
This year you may want to rethink the outlay of money to get the house looking top notch. You can save loads of dough by doing most jobs yourself. If, for some unknown reason, you don't really know how to do some of these...