Category: Commercial & Residential Services

Create Your Own Furniture.

Published / by Othello Chapa

Out there in the market you have been to store after another and you simply can’t find furniture that sits with your taste. You have set your mind on a look you want to create, and you need to find the furniture with the right fabric, colour and pattern to go with it. Don’t give up already, for there still is a way out of this problem. Did you know that you could up cycle old furniture skeletons, dress it up with your own touches and create a literally brand new piece? Well you can, and it is very much feasible. Read on to know how.

Find the right fabric.

Now that your choices are not limited to the furniture available at the market and the fabric on it, go ahead and visit fabric stores and indulge yourself in the myriads of patterns, colours and textures available. Since it is for your home you might want make sure your choices don’t lean towards commercial upholstery Melbourne, because they are made of material that can be easily maintained, therefore glossy and plastic looking. For your home of course you can choose any material you like. It is also important to find out the dimensions that the fabric comes in, the width and the height basically, so you will know exactly how much to buy for your two or three seater couch.

Find a structure

If you are wondering where to find a suitable skeleton to use for this project of yours, all you have to do is look it up on the internet really. Look for places where they sell second hand antique structures, or you might even find people who want to sell an old couch in their home. Keep an eye out for how strong the structure is as well. The next thing you might need to purchase would be comfortable upholstery foam. To give your couch a bit more dimension and make it as comfortable as you want it to be. You will also find people who specialize in cushioning and refurbishing projects like your one, talk to them for advice, to enhance the results.

The final touch

Now is the part where you will have to use some hands. Hire craftsmen to help you, explain to them clearly the look you want to achieve. You can also use pictures to communicate to them exactly what you are talking about, that will help them replicate the picture in your mind better, and there are many pictures on the net you can make use from. Now that you have the couch of your own creation, place it proudly in your living room, and feel free to invite your friends to flaunt your work.