Even cushions and upholstery can be painted using specially formulated spray paints. This is a LOT more affordable than paying an upholsterer. Keep in mind, you’ll want to allow a few DAYS for the paint to properly dry (and cure), but that’s a small price to pay for a totally new look.
These 1920s deco chairs were reupholstered with the "Tree of Life" fabric by Swedish designer Josef Frank. They are a colorful addition to the homeowner's collection of furniture and artwork from around the world.
The colors used on walls, floors and fabrics along with unique design details are the key to updating the look of a traditional home. This oddly shaped bench fits nice and snug into the corner of this transitional living space.
Chairs upholstered in a bold, graphic fabric create instant movement and interest in this transitional dining room. White wainscoting lends a touch of sophistication to the space, while a natural fiber rug ensures the room feels casual and relaxed.
This eclectic living room features a variety of rich fabrics paired with traditional furniture and antique accessories, like the multicolored table lamps. Three coats of arms specifically created for the owners and the owners' cats hang above the chenille sofa, adding a personal touch.
A delicate shade like Millennial Pink lends itself beautifully to fabrics of all types, but it looks especially modern on style like Clarke & Clarke’s “Biarritz,” a linen/viscose mix with a matte look and a soft, laid-back hand that’s suitable for both drapery and upholstery.
Fabric isn't just for window treatments and upholstery. Give your hardback books a designer update by wrapping them with medium-thickness fabrics featuring a wintry palette and a mixture of different patterns. To keep the fabric stretched taut, secure it to the inside cover using double-sided tape.
Muted striped wallpaper and a floral area rug set the scene for a truly traditional bedroom. The tufted upholstered headboard features classic upholstery and the bed is dressed simple creamy linens with a striped bed skirt that matches the walls.
A hand-knotted rug, inspired by the design of old garden gates and damask prints, anchors the master bedroom's private sitting room and pairs well with the room's diverse collection of upholstery fabrics.
If your multipurpose space is used by adults and kids, consider upholstery fabrics that will help mask accidents and spills. Medium gray tones pair well together and are an excellent alternative to beige or tan.
Eastern accents blend with modern upholstery and traditional antiques in this eclectic living room. Custom draperies bring bold pattern to the windows, and ample throw pillows pull from the drapery fabric to disperse color throughout the space.