upholstering the daybed

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, upholstery40 Comments

When I last shared the antique French daybed here on the blog, I had painted the frame in MMS Milk Paint Farmhouse White and finished it with Tough Coat.  You can read about those details HERE. I had some options in my fabric stash for upholstering it, but I didn’t have enough of any one print, so I decided to … Read More

Painting the Daybed & Furniture Feature Friday!

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Feature Friday, Furniture Makeovers, Painting & Refinishing, Tutorials29 Comments

Before I share the progress on the daybed, remember Furniture Feature Friday?  Someone mentioned it to me in a comment a couple of days ago and it sparked an idea.  Why not bring it back, but host it on Instagram by using the hashtag #FurnitureFeatureFriday ?  It’s much simpler than the old school link parties and it’ll be a fun … Read More

when I just can’t…

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, upholstery40 Comments

I think you will agree that a before and after is more enjoyable than a before and quit-in-the-middle.  But that is the truth of furniture rehab or DIY in general.  Sometimes projects are abandoned. Several months ago, I bought two upholstery projects.  I was on the furniture-makeover-victory high from finishing the tufted sofa, so I felt like I could tackle … Read More