September 6, 2011
Ever have one of those DIY-don’ts in your life? Well I recently had one in mine. Chair reupholstery. I cant do it. I tried, it looked ok at a very far distance and it even photographed ok- but in all honesty it was a hot mess. So before I show you the gloriously amazing AFTER that my wonderful upholsterer did. I will show you what I
First- the BEFORE BEFORE- my $5 garage sale score:
The Amanda Carol tried her best but just didnt get it quite right AFTER (trust me the photo hides a lot of the scary stuff)
And now the AFTER Amanda Carol wises up and hires a REAL professional to do the work:
(It looks black in the photo-but its actually a Chocolate brown with solid chocolate cording)
I decided to do a solid chocolate fabric on the back for some contrast.
So what do you think? Tomorrow I’ll share my other DIY- dont chair- The slipcovered version- um yea Im no Miss Mustard Seed when it comes to those. She is da bomb! So I sent that little chair to my upholsterer too!
And hopefully I will have my complete office reveal to show you soon!! Im waiting on a few more things. Including getting rid of the ceiling fan and installing a new chandy *squee*