Before & After: From Floral Ruffles to Refined Botanical-print

From Ruffles to Refined

Have you ever wondered whether you should reupholster a chair or just buy a new one? There are several points to consider. Here are four examples of when reupholstering worked best. All chairs cost between $200 and $360 to re-cover, plus the cost of fabric.

Sometimes our tastes change, and luckily, so can our furniture. This botanical-print chair no longer suited the homeowner's sleek style. A creamy quilted fabric now highlights the simple, clean lines of the chair. Before, the busy pattern was all you could see. Removing the skirt also altered the overall look of the piece, but it's the nail-head trim detail that really gives it a new look. Special additions such as this can cost a bit more, so be sure to get an estimate first.

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