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Wednesday June 20th, 2007

diy, miscellaneous by 2

studio blog

while doing a little research for the oldham feature i found todd’s studio blog. i was immediately taken by the furniture project at the top of the site. conn, a contributor on the site, redid a thonet chair (diy, of course) by reupholstering it with a block-printed fabric. the results are stunning and so inspirational…

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diy, furniture, textiles by 9

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…

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Friday June 15th, 2007

diy, textiles by 3

amy butler love

after the rocking chair post a bunch of you emailed to ask what the amy butler fabric would look like on a mid century chair. as luck would have it, d*s reader lori sent in a photo of the green colorway on a lovely vintage chair. so, if you’re curious, here’s a good idea. i…

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Friday April 7th, 2006

diy, furniture by 0

change up!

i got so many great entries for the spring spruce up contest- and some a few hours (or days) late! i wanted to share this late entry because i was really impressed with the craftyness of this undertaking! d*s reader julian stripped and refinished these two early 1960’s bent plywood thonet chairs. great work, julian!

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