Idle Hands…

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Skona Hem Xmas 3 Image found here

Since I finished my interior design course, I have been itching to start a new project and learn something new. Since I spend a huge chunk of my time slouched in front of a computer screen, I am keen to do something that involves working with my hands. I have finally settled on something that requires me to get my hands dirty and caters for my almighty chair obsession – reupholstering! I’ve done a little research and thanks to amazing bloggers and tons of websites, there is a wealth of reupholstering info out there for amateurs like me.  Now just to find a chair with good bones that needs some love and care! Have you/would you reupholster something? If you have, what am I getting myself in for?

Here is my (ambitious) inspiration…

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10 comments

  1. wow! you are much more creative than i am. looking forward to seeing what you come up with.

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  2. I have absolutely no idea what you're getting yourself into but it sounds fabulous ;-)

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  3. Great chair inspirations! Looking forward to see your projects!

    Have a great day!

    Jessie
    www.mixandchic.com

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  4. I am loving your inspiration! I would love to reapolster a chair with fun fabric, but the project feels overwhelming to me.
    Much love,
    B

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  5. What a wonderful idea Meghan! How satisfying it would be to turn sad and unloved furniture into stunning new pieces. Go for it!

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  6. I've always thought that would be an interesting thing to learn too. Loving the yellow with the two different fabrics.

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  7. I haven't but would love to, although I think it's pretty tough - especially with a patterned fabric. If/when I do, it will definitely have nail head trim which you showed several times. Good luck! Would love to see the progress on your posts!

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  8. Oh, all of those pics are inspiring. I have a big weakness for black and white so I'm sure you can guess which is my fave. Have fun on your new project and I can't wait for the reveal.

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  9. Oh I've wanted to take a reupholstery course for a good few years now! So pleased and how exciting! Can't wait to see what you find :) x

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