amy butler diy

with all the reupholstery talk going around this week i’ve been receiving some great emails about reader diy projects- especially those with amy butler fabrics. d*s reader isla (who works at pacific home in honolulu) sent over this picture of a $14.99 goodwill chair she repainted and reupholstered in amy butler’s “pods” fabric. between the savings on the chair and the affordability of amy’s fabrics this was one heck of a steal. great work, isla and thanks for sharing.

  1. Anonymous says:

    Hi – I love the chair + the fabric just don’t love them together…sorry to be negative but in my opinion it is too busy + the fabric takes away rather than enhances the chair.

  2. Jan says:

    I love the purple- bold choice :)


  3. d says:

    I agree anon, the two separate are great, but together……it’s a bit unfortunate. Perhaps, a multi-colored Amy Butler fabric with hints of “the purple” would work if going for that touch of whimsy.

  4. K says:

    I like the purple. We can’t all be beige and white people.


  5. Anonymous says:

    Isn’t that the new Joel Dewberry fabric??

  6. design*sponge says:

    nope, but it looks similar to the “chesnut hill” collection from joel.


  7. kasey says:

    I LOVE IT! it’s got a little funk!

  8. Anonymous says:

    I love it,you’ve got what it takes,we’ll be seeing more of you and I look forward to your next creation!!

  9. Anonymous says:

    i love it, i think that both the fabric and the chair have such a whimsy to them that they go well together. it may not be expected but thats what i love about it!


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