Tuesday, October 12, 2010

It's the little things...

It’s the little things in life... like a little before and after.

When I moved into my apartment two and a half months ago,

I bought a table and chairs for a deal!

I was ecstatic about the elongated benches and chairs; not your ordinary dinner table.

The only imperfection to this steal of a deal was that it needed a little reupholstering.

I thought to myself... “piece of cake.”

Well, to my surprise and lack of experience, here I am ten weeks later and it is FINALLY done. My dad suggested I stain the table and thankfully I agreed.

He deserves nearly all the credit to its alluring new hue.

I also owe some credit to my mom and aunt who helped with the reupholstering. Reupholstering is NOT easy. Sounds easy right? Staple gun, scissors and fabric. No biggy! Took me a lot longer than I thought.

But it was well worth the wait.

-S-



Before





After





10 comments:

  1. WOW! You are smart! It looks so good and expensive! P.S. I love the wood floors and the brick in your apartment. Cool.

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  2. That is fabulous and clever! Love it :)

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  3. SO impressed!! I'm about to get my couch upholstered but I don't dare. You did an awesome job, though!!

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  4. Holy moly, that's an improvement! The table looks so good now!

    Call Me Ishmael

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  5. way to give new life to all that furniture! You are definitely inspiring...I have one or two things of my own that could use a little elbow grease and a new "face"....great work!

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  6. Wow, not only a fashion expert, but handy and creative too! Fabulous job, Sloane! You should post this on the Better After blog. http://betterafter.blogspot.com

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  7. Wow, what a difference! These look amazing. Well done! Super impressed :)

    http://redumbrellachronicles.wordpress.com/

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  8. Yeah, there was a nice piece of furniture under all that grime and goo. It looks great in your apartment. Way to recycle Sloane.

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  9. love it! so fun to have projects like that!! besides your home should be a project in and of itself!

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  10. That looks beautiful! The stain was definitely a great choice.

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