Category: Home Decor

Reupholster your Chair in No time

Chairs and couches are the only types of furniture whose upholstery get worn of easily and early as it is the only part of the furniture that is used the most. And if we don’t maintain it the way we are supposed to, it accelerates the process of wearing off. And when at the end whole upholstery is destroyed it starts to look like a black sheep of the herd. And then comes the time of repairing and redoing the chair upholstery. We can either get it done by the professional or can do it on your own by following few simple steps.

Repairing or replacing chair upholstery:

For the replacement of chair upholstery following are some of the things that one might require
Marking pen
Some size measuring device
Staple guns and staple
Fabric glue
Sewing machine
Nail pliers and nails
Fabric that needs to be applied
Once you have gathered all of the required stuff the next thing you have to do is follow all these simple steps

Removal of worn off cloth:

Remove the nails with the help of nail pliers and remove the cloth that is on the underside of the chair. Make sure not to tear any off this will help you make the measurements for the new cloth easily. And also when you tear off the fabric the left off pieces will be difficult to remove. Use scissors to remove the chair upholstery at seams. Also, save some of the strips to measure new cloth.
Replacement of batting

Read: How to Upholster a Chair

Once all the chair upholstery is removed, then come the step of removing the batting. Most of the times when cloth gets worn off the batting behind it also go through the same. So it’s better to remove it as well and attach a new one. But before that also look for the springs that need to be replaced or check for the webbings and any part that needs some work or replacement. After that apply a fresh piece of batting on your chair.

Arrange new cloth:

Cut the cloth pieces for new chair upholstery with the help of using the old one. Measure it properly and cut it the same way old one. Cut 2 inches more than the original size it will help you handling the cloth easily and would provide some of it to apply staples.

Application of chair upholstery

Hold tight those already cut pieces of fabric against the chair frame and staple it in place. Make sure there are no loose ends left. Apply as much staples or fabrics as you can to make sure it will not get loose. Secure all of it well and make sure to apply staples at the point where they can be covered.

Apply welts:

Apply welts of the same size of previous one. Apply west to cover the areas where staples are present. Also apply a cloth on the underside of chair cover it completely. Staple it correctly and apply fabric glue to attach the extended ends so it might not look weird.
After doing this you have your all new chair upholstery replacement done and your chair is ready to go with your furniture.

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Immaculate Impressions of the Trinket Box

The immaculate impressions created by the trinket box on the gift object are said to be memorable and worth their weight in platinum. The art of giving gifts is an ancient tradition. They convey the message of belongingness to the receiver. They need to be preserved and protected for a long time. The receiver may not use it every day, but occasional use makes them special. The trinket box is used to preserve precious objects like mementos, jewelry, prizes and precious stones. Every time the receiver uses your gift object it reminds him of your love and affection for him. This more than what mere words can convey.

Priceless Trinket Box

The decorative eggs made for Easter day were first preserved in the trinket box in the late 19th century in Russia. The value of Easter eggs is known to everyone. Since the box was used to protect these objects, its value also rose as a royal gift object.

  • The design on the trinket box is the core of attraction. This could be anything that represents the fundamental values of life. Freedom, responsibility, dignity, passion and a willingness to excel life are the values which you hold high in your esteem. Imbibing them onto the gift object you give can make a logical and sentimental impression on the receiver. So you need to look for a trinket box which contains one such image on its external surface, visible in the first glance.
  • You may think of many such impressive images. The American Bald Eagle stands tall among all of them. This represents all the values listed above, and adds a symbolism of sharp vision. The receiver shall be impressed by this unique feature which he has always wanted to inscribe in his own life.
  • The value of trinket box gets enhanced multiple times, when it is handmade. Handicraft is making a comeback in the modern life due to its closeness to creativity. By making use of simple tools, humans are reaffirming the freedom of expression. Holding a handmade object in your hand gives you a sense of contentment which no machined products can fulfill. This is a significant feature of the handmade trinket box.
  • Now the inner layers of the trinket box have to be designed for perfection. The black velvet with lacquer finishing can act as right combination to make the interiors complete. Once you have found such a gift object, there is probably no need to look further.

Modernity of Trinket Box

 The design and painting on the trinket box don’t reject modernity. On the contrary they act as fusion of age old traditions with the innovativeness of modernity. You can see them through the design patterns and color combination in the painting on it.

Representing wildlife on the trinket box gift objects is a symbolic representation of preserving the originality of life, inspite of surrounding ourselves with the most modern and high end objects. This gives continuity to creative thoughts, while carrying modernity as the guide to future.

Categories: Gifts, Home Decor