It’s been way too long since I last posted in the blog. I’ve upcycled a few things in the mean time, so I promise I am going to make a few new posts in a short time. None of them are grandiose, but small things are fun to make, too. In this post I wanted to show a new cushion I just made for an Ikea chair. You know, the famous Ikea’s Poang chair. Continue reading
I recently wrote a post about spray-painting a French style desk in a nice wine color. I already had a vintage chair to go with the desk, except that the upholstery on the chair was faded, dirty, and TEAL colored. A really clashing combination, just an immediate eyesore. It was time for DIY upholstering again.
Just a few thoughts on introducing old furniture pieces to modern interiors. If anybody told me just 5 years ago that I would become an advocate for vintage or antique furniture, I would laugh it off. I had a deep dislike for the traditional style, especially in the interpretation of such in late 20th century. You know what I mean – overstuffed couches upholstered in faux leather and just exuding pseudo opulence. Nail head trim on a couch – no, thank you, I’ll pass that one. I was all for a modern interior.