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How to Reupholster: 10 Projects to Inspire


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If you are looking for some inspiration on how to reupholster, this post is for you! We are featuring 10 of our favorite reupholstering projects for some great inspiration, tips and techniques. These bloggers have taken furniture that other people have tossed out or given up on and they’ve given each piece a new life with an updated look that is truly inspiring. Check out these amazing transformations:


Discount Thrift Store Chair turned Fabulous by Jen @ Tatertots and Jello


State Legislators Chairs Re-do (a 4-part series) from Running with Scissors


A Blast from the Past! Recovering a Vintage Contemporary Chair from Billie Monster


Beautiful Ottoman ReDo from Keepin’ Up with the Moodys


Rocking Chair Transformation from Live Love DIY


Grandma’s sewing bench makeover from The Hand Me Down House


A Fabulous 5-Part Series on How to Reupholster a Chair from Little Green Notebook


Fabric chair update from Oops! Redone


How to recover a tufted chair from Potential Treasures


How to Recover a Wingback Chair video and tutorial from 4 Generations, 1 Roof

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So there you go! Anyone want to take a trip to the thrift store to grab an old piece of furniture? Leave your links to your own reuphostered projects in the comment section below- we’d love to see them!

This post originally published in July 2010 but was updated in July 2014

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