Chair Couture

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

You already know how much I love a great chair makeover, right?  It seems I'm not the only one with this affliction!  While blog hopping the other day I came across Chair Couture, a website that features vintage chairs that have been done up with bold, modern fabrics.  These chairs are so personal to owner and designer Margaret Elman they are named instead of given a product number.  Cute! 


Yep, that's actually fabric on the chair that was made by Ms. Elman from a photograph of grass.



Another custom fabric, this time using a photograph of water.












All images above from Chair Couture


Great!  Now I'm feeling inspired to finish this


with this






Eyes on the prize - we're over the hump!



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22 comments:

jeanette from everton terrace said...

Are you certain that isn't your other blog? Seems custom made for you. She must be your blog soul sister!

christine {bijouandboheme} said...

I love Chair Couture - my favourite is their turquoise chairs with the lime green trim- amazing! Good luck with your chair- I have totally botched my two bergers and am sending them to the upholsterer next week:(

Jessie said...

I cannot wait to see your chair! I covered a headboard in that fabric and it is my favorite thing in our house.

alison (semi-fab lane) said...

your chair is going to look fantastic! can't wait.

shari @ little blue deer said...

These are unbelievable, LOVE the photos with grass and water. Honestly, people's creativity just blows me away "Let's take a picture of grass and upholster a chair with it", lol! XX!

anita @ a dreamer's den said...

Those fabrics are incredible!
Can't wait to see your finished chair.

Bri@Meyouandawiener said...

I would totally punch someone in the face for the first two chairs.

Amy R. said...

Those fabrics are totally wild. The first pic looks like a set of emeralds.

Amy R.

Kendall said...

Those photographic fabrics are pretty great. Can't wait to see yours!

Karen@StrictlySimpleStyle said...

I didn't know about this site. Fun!

Splendid Sass said...

Thank you for sharing this site! I will head over there.
Can't wait to see your chair finished!
Have a great day.
Teresa

Kathysue said...

Kim I love the lines of your chair and it is going to look amazing. To answer you ???? On todays post. You will have to wait and see, is it black, blue, green, brown, gold, white,hmmmm????? I wonder? I will reveal my inspiration picture tomorrow!!! See you there, I sure hope people aren't disappointed?!! Yikes, Kathysue

interiordesignmusings.blogspot.com said...

Love that fabric you are going to use on the chair. Can't wait to see the finished product! M.

mydesignchic said...

Adore the juxtaposition of the vintage chairs with the bright, fun fabrics!!

Vanessa@decor happy said...

Have to head over to this site - thanks! Can't wait to see how your chair turned out.

Sarah @ Modern Country Style said...

That looks like a great site. Off to have a look...

I'm SO impressed that you're doing your own upholstery. Wow!

Sarahx

Town and Country Gals said...

Kim,
Thanks for visiting me! So glad to hear from someone near by! I think that site is a great idea! Love the fabric you're going to recover your chair with, will be visiting you often!
Rebecca

quintessence said...

Love Chair Couture also - hadn't visited for a while so thank you for the reminder. I'm sure your chair will be equally chic - can't wait to see

pk @ Room Remix said...

I love that she names them! :-) It will be fun to see your chair when it's done.

Sally@DivineDistractions said...

What fabulous inspiration! Can't wait to see your handiwork in that amazing fabric!

Sara Mueller said...

Hi Kim! I also love chair makeovers and can't wait to see the after. I just became your 120th follower. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

Belly said...

So cool! By the way? Is this the Braemore fabric? I'm going to use it, too (for drapes).