No matter how great I know a piece will look after being reupholstered, I am still always utterly breathtaken at the first sight after the deed is done. One of my all-time favorite clients just got this chair back from the upholsterer. While it was a wonderful late Victorian chair to begin with, I knew a fresh layer of fabric would give it new life. The pink was just not doing it anymore. Here is the chair before:
Here is the chosen fabric which we knew would look fabulous with the Benjamin Moore Historic Color Newburg Green paint selected for the walls:
But I was just not prepared for the absolutely fabulous results:
Of course it helps have an amazing upholsterer on your side...Sharp Upholstery of Salt Lake City, you rock. Look at how carefully they lined up the patterning on the channel back:
It just makes me happy to look at. If only I could have a house full of different cool antique chairs....who needs casepieces?!