Category Archives: inspiration

Custom-Fit Slipcover for Bergere Chair

Grande Duke French Chair Slipcover SideVoila! A custom-fit slipcover for my bargain Bergère style armchair.

A couple of weeks ago I shared my slipcover design ideas for this French chair. In today’s post, I give you a look at which one I chose, and how I tackled the pin fitting. Enjoy! Continue reading

Designing a Budget-Friendly Slipcover for a Bargain Bergere Chair

French Chair Exposed Wood Detail

I got lucky. I found this Bergère French chair at my local ReStore and paid only $50!!

Now, my mind is whirling with slipcover design ideas. As with any slipcover project, there are a lot of decisions to make about fit, fabric, function and cost.

And, then there is the million dollar design question: should I cover the wood or expose it?

In today’s post, I share the first steps in designing a budget-friendly slipcover for my bargain Bergère.

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10 Simple Ottoman Slipcover Ideas for DIY Decorators

Striped canvas ottoman slipcover.I have a fun post for you today. It’s all about design inspiration for ottoman slipcovers.

I share 10 simple styles made by DIY decorators, homemakers and product makers. Each one captures a unique look and feel.

I’m certain these designs will spark a lot of ideas for your own ottoman project. You’ll even find a few tutorials in the mix.  Enjoy!  Continue reading