Antiques & Vintage

I love anything antique and vintage. Here I am sharing ideas and tips about where to find them and how to take care of them.

Repairing a cane chair seat

Repairing a Cane Chair Seat

You might be surprised how easy it is to repair the cane chair seat of your bentwood with just some ordinary household tools. We have a whole set of Thonet bentwood chairs that my parents bought in 1978 and 1981 (how do I know? the year is stamped on the chair underneath the seat). These …

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DIY Reupholstering Dining Chairs

Find out in this tutorial how easy it is to DIY reupholster your dining chairs whenever you are ready to give your dining room a make-over.   I love adding simple updates and makeovers to our home.  Buying a new couch or dining set is a bigger decision that involves my husband’s cooporation and approval …

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