Yesterday I was able to pick-up the finished chair from Michael's Upholstery in San Rafael. (www.michaelsupholstery.com) I am so impressed by how well they lined up the fabric! What a huge difference the new fabric makes.
Chair after I picked it up:
(Yes, the coffee table that the TV is on, is a temporary solution.)
Paint color for the chair legs, Benjamin Moore, Pebble Beach Grey:
Process to correct the leg color(I should have painted the legs BEFORE sending it off to be reupholstered!):
A reminder of how it looked previously, a-la Ava:
Next on the agenda, I'm going to attempt to slipcover this ottoman, also inherited from a friend:
Here's how the sun has faded the fabric over time...
Here's how I think it will look afterward:
Question for you, does it look bad having a 'skirt' around the bottom, when the other pieces don't? I think I like the variation of style...
And the dog in the pic is Penelope...named after the plant that previously resided in that space. Penelope the plant has 'moved on to a better place'. Penelope is wearing a mask because she has a weird eye that kind of freaks us out.