Before and Afters!

Happy Holidays one and all! We have not been holding out our spectacular makeovers from you on purpose, we’ve just been BIZ-ZAY! We know you have been too! It’s long overdue for us to share with you another round of successful makeovers – they happen daily! Check out some of our recent favorites below…

First in line in before-and-after heaven is a piece found down the block at Corner Collector’s Market. Needs some serious TLC. Just a dirty little thing.

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A shabby old chair needs some loving!

For the makeover, this chair gets a black gloss lacquer and an equally rich black velvet to match (Duralee‘s solid velvet in onyx). This is a retail piece still available for sale in our showroom. Versatile, rich, a generous seat. Will work with any interior!

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A sweet makeover!!! Good as new!

Another retail piece we’ve madeover is this number. An armchair old, full of dirt, and originally had a cane back. We found the caning underneath when we stripped it!

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Oldie but goodie - time for a change.

We reupholstered in a large scale houndstooth chenille and plain weave (Duralee‘s houndstooth pattern number is hyperlinked for your convenience.) Visually striking while keeping it neutral. Comes in a black and cream and red and cream as well!

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Great chair that can stand out or blend in at your whim. For sale at Spruce!

This next job was for a client – possibly one of the most fun moms ever! She had this killer kids recliner upholstered in a graphic cut velvet that she picked up at the infamous Mood fabric retailer (I’ve hyperlinked to the fabric itself – comes in 5 colors!) Check it out!

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Baby recliner before...

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Baby recliner after!!!

Wow! Adorable, hilarious.

We reupholstered a trio of chairs that are now the epitome of opulence and glamour. See below the two wooden side chairs and arm chair using a hand-printed Galbraith and Paul fabric. (Again, hyperlink is to fabric page; “ovals” on pewter velvet, color berry. Plain pewter velvet used for the insides on  armchair.) Absolutely beautiful.

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Antique chairs before.

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Antique chairs, refreshed, restyled. Notice the alternate treatment of the seat and backs!

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Beautiful side chair to coordinate with the antiques!

We worked out a fabulous large ottoman with a cool design. The customer supplied us with an amazing embroidered Madeline Weinrib suzani (called “Pink Sommers”), and we filled in with a white and black canvas. Drab to Fab!

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So unique! Now it's a statement!

Lastly, we created a custom headboard based on one our client saw out and about. No before – because we made it from scratch!

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She's a beaut!

The client chose this romantic large-scale Quadrille printed cotton (print “Henriot”, color Lilacs on ecru.) Just beautiful.

As always, if you have a hankering for a makeover or a fabrication – give us a call. We can do it 99% of the time (we’ve even upholstered a bathtub!). If you’re lost for ideas, Spruce will be happy to help you with inspiration and direction.

Happy Holidays again! Be safe and well! We’ll see you after Christmas!

2 Responses to “Before and Afters!”

    • meredith

      Hi Mandy-

      Headboards are fairly straight forward, and add quite a punch to a room! Make sure when ordering fabric you keep the repeat of the pattern in mind. This will affect how much you need to buy. Make sure you have all the necessary tools before starting, starting and stopping is no fun! Also, make to keep foam and dacron clear of the back of the board so that if you mount it to the wall it can hang flush. Hope these tips help out and we wish you the best of luck!

      The Sprucettes

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