The Dirty Dozen Vol. 4
Diamond In The Rough Round-Up: Everything But The House
Estate sales are fertile hunting grounds for devoted furniture lovers. Imagine if you could get the best picks of estate sales around the country without waking before dawn... or even getting out of your cozy bed. Sound dreamy but unrealistic? Not anymore thanks to Everything But The House (EBTH) (read why we're seriously addicted to this site). We've pulled together a dozen of our current favorite finds on EBTH, along with our take on how we'd revitalize each piece.
Mid Century Club Chair Reupholstery
Millennial makeover opportunity for Mad Men
Reupholster in brightly colored mid-century-inspired woven fabric like Knoll's "Journey"
Refinish frames in dark walnut stain
Lacquering a Rococo style Mirror
Drama queens don't do brown
Lacquer in high-gloss bold color to dial up the drama
reUpholster Klismos Chairs
Baby got back...
Reupholster with graphic print to draw attention to the curves like Dedar's "Coup de Foudre" fabric
EBTH: $98 (set of 6)
Sheraton Style Writing Desk restoration
Emily Post's Etiquette turned 50 Shades of Grey
Lacquer body in black-gray
Cover drawer fronts and desk top with charcoal gray faux shagreen
Art Deco Club Chair reupholstery
The quintessence of the roaring 20s... still roaring a century later
Reupholster in sexy ruched fabric like this one from Zinc Textiles
1970s Style Headboard refinishing
Bleach blond (laminate) in need of a colorist
Lacquer in saturated color to play up the brass piping detail
Vintage Walnut Case Sofa reupholstery
Just because you're vanilla doesn't mean you have to be PLAIN
Reupholster with textural neutral fabric like Curly Mohair from Decor de Paris
Create single bench cushion and single back cushion for sleeker style
Atomic Style Table refinishing
Ground control to Major Tom... grab this one before it's gone.
Replace white laminate top with exotic marble top
reupholster Milo Baughman Style Brass Chair and Ottoman
1980s mauve-elous goes 21st century green.
Reupholster in jewel-tone silk velvet like this one from Schumacher
refinish Danish Mid-Century Side Table
Sometimes au naturel is oh-so-perfect
Restore and oil the teak wood
lacquer Vintage Campaign Dresser
Boxy and boring gets a feminine makeover
Lacquer in high gloss pastel color
Polish brass hardware
upholster Mid-Century Coffee Table
Convert this coffee table to a bench with a custom made cushion in a whimsical fabric like Timorous Beasties "Fruit Looters"
Found a great piece on EBTH?
We'd love to help you transform it! Get in touch for an upholstery or refinishing quote HERE.