Tufting a Headboard the EASY Way

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 -
I just finished a large an beautiful tufted headboard for a very nice lady. I know there are a bazillion tufted headboard tutorials out there, so I decided to only touch on the tricks I use and haven't seen before.


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How to Upholster a Caned Back Chair: Tutorial

Friday, January 11, 2013 -
A month or so ago we were perusing a local thrift store when I noticed this chair.




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Foam is Expensive... Here's my Secret

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 -
I recently added a brag post to Ana White's Website and I made me realize that I need to share my upholstery foam secret.

When I was building my upholstered benches for the boutique I knew I wanted thick, dense foam for the cousions. The problem with that is I was going to resell the benches so I really needed to keep my costs down so I could make a profit. All of a sudden a light bulb clicked on in my head. Crib mattresses!



  I happened to have two, all-foam, sealed in the plastic crib mattresses sitting in my guest room. I stripped the plastic and liners off and checked them out. It was perfect! 5 inches thick, super dense foam. 

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Oak Desk Re-do: Part 2 & Reveal!

Thursday, January 3, 2013 -

Here's the rest of the story... FINALLY! This week was a little busier than I thought it was going to be, but never the less, I got this puppy done. In case you forgot what it looked like before HERE is the before.
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Rope Trim Console Table

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
I was going through some of my furniture photos and I realized that I never posted any photos of my Rope Trim Console Table. This was one of my favorite builds! It went together like a dream and I LOVED the finish. I built it like 3 days before the Blitzen's Boutique, so I was so crazy I hardly snapped any photos. I took a couple with my phone as we were setting up, and unfortunately wasn't able to get any step-by-step photos.


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