I’ll take one chair from the garbage, please.

What do you get when you take one garbage chair and add a lot of nice sparkly silver linen?



Oh boy am I happy that I did NOT paint this chair white… I love the sexy chocolate stained wood with the silver linen. YUMMY.

Also you will note that my upholsterer changed up the tufting on the ottoman.

I just dont know where to put it yet…. I am accumulating a little collection of short chairs.

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  1. Hannah says:

    im in love with the tufting..nice find nic

  2. Oh my, this is great! I’m so happy you didn’t paint it white – sometimes it seems like the default color for upcycling furniture to the point it’s BORING. Also: it just wouldn’t fit this set. Love the linen, love the new tufting.

  3. Looks great!


    I am in love & jealous.

  5. throw out that damn ikea chair and put it in ur bedroom!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. Hannah says:

    dont throw a chair out….. or if u do lemme know where u dump so i can have sarah pick it up for me

  7. That is one fine looking chair! (and one very talented upholsterer!)

  8. I love it, looks great. The silver linen was a perfect choice!

  9. good for you for grabbing this! i’m always so nervous of bedbugs, regardless of whether i reupholster or not!

    • Nicole Cohen says:

      Nine Daves- I thought of that. I had my super take it apart before I brought it in the apartment. He checked for bugs and the upholsterer used new foam anyway.

  10. Love of course. There is nothing better than linen. Can you put it in the den/media room?


    Rebecca June

  11. Nicole Cohen says:

    Im gonna play with moving it around the apartment…I’ll let you know where it finally ends up!

  12. That is gorgeous. Amazing really.

  13. You are a freaking genius!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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