DIY Furniture Revamp Ideas
Buying old or damaged furniture and refinishing it yourself at home can save you quite a bit of money as well as being lots of fun for us crafty types! Go to my page on DIY furniture restoration for lots of tutorials on beginner's upholstery, refinishing techniques, painting how-tos as well as instructions on building your own furniture from scratch. I hope you enjoy it!
Design & Style: Kelly Swallow Patchwork Chairs
Chairs with reinvented vintage style from Kelly Swallow. Each one is put together by hand using designer and vintage fabrics! Visit Kelly Swallow for these chairs and her vintage Hungarian Mangle Cloth chairs for more subtle color.
Mary Lynn O'Shea Furniture Artist | Artful Home
People frequently tell Mary Lynn O'Shea how creative she is. To which she replies with a smile, When you work hard at something every day for 30 years, you get pretty good at it. While O'Shea believes she may have been born with an intuitive sense of color, she acknowledges that the rest has been an incredible amount of work. Indeed, she has dedicated her life to art. In her 20s, she taught art at the college level. In her 30s, she made intricate tapestries that were sold in art galleries…
Patchwork Upholstery from Squint Limited
Though we’re not usually a fan of patchwork, it can be enticing when it is done very well. We have a fondness for Hans Hopfer’s Mah Jong sofa from Roche Bobois and a recent fascination with Bertjan Pot’s beanbag sofa. Recently, we came across Squint, a design group based in London that does amazing custom patchwork upholstery on a variety of styles of furniture…Squint Limited was formed when designer Lisa Whatmough wanted to show off her collection of textiles.
Funky contemporary patchwork furniture by Couch GB
If you love the patchwork trend, but can’t quite run to buying a patchwork sofa, then how about introducing the patchwork idea through a footstool instead? It takes up far less space than a large piece of furniture, but still adds a good dose of colour to a room. This Avignon patchwork serpentine footstool is …
Originales sillones con patchwork de Squint Limited
El patchwork es una tradición americana que empezó cuando los colonos que llegaban de Europa se encontraron con una industria textil emergente, y cada retal de tela era un pequeño tesoro. Cada pedazo de tela era reciclado para un nuevo uso, e incluso los retales más pequeños se usaban como relleno. Básicamente e