Sunday, November 1, 2009

Trim it Up

Don't forget the trimmings. 


I added thick luscious layers of trim to my little ole' chair. Two layers to be exact.  It takes a newly reupholstered chair to a different level.    



I chose a trim with tassles for the bottom layer.  I stapled right on top of the trim to adhere it to the chair. I love the way the tassles hang.



The top layer of trim, which consisted of thick beige loops of chenille and satin was placed so that the loops covered the staples of the bottom trim. The top trim was secured with upholstery tacs. 


Remember the three layers of trim that I put on my sitting room chairs here. The top layer of braid was glued on with E6000 to cover the staples.  



Trim it up!

Have a blessed week.
Ele

22 comments:

Coastal Sisters said...

Absolutely gorgeous :)

LuLu~*xoxo

Jennifer said...

Ele, These chairs look wonderful with the extra lace.Hugs,Jennifer

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Ele, I just love it. The trim just completes it off so nicely.
I was just thinking the other day I needed to add trim to my dining room chairs. Now you have inspired me to get this done before Christmas.
Have a great week.
Hugs, Celestina Marie

Connie said...

It's beautiful but everything you do is very elegant, sugar.
xoxo,
Connie

Brynwood Needleworks said...

Ele:
The results are great! Thanks for the idea. I love it.
Have a great week.
xoxo
Donna

Miss Gracie's House said...

You're right...the layering adds so much...gorgeous!
Rene'

Sheila said...

Beautiful choice of colors. Really makes the chair that much more Rich looking.

Alison Gibbs said...

Ele such beautiful chairs
Alison

Kai said...

My goodness! What a brilliant (and relatively easy) way to make a chair look GLORIOUS! I'm very tempted to try that with the chair in MY room. Hmmmm ...!

Lori said...

Ele, that looks so wonderful!!!

Maija said...

Brilliant idea! the trim jazzed it up just right!!

Cottage Way of Life said...

A wonderful idea ... I have a chair that would look so much better if I applied passementerie to it as you have to your chair! I'm going to have to dig through my vintage trim, see what I can come up with, and follow your lead. :-)

The Urban Chic said...

Ele, have missed seeing your beautiful creations and the chairs are gorgeous. The Tablescape for your mom's birthday was awesome. You do things with such ease. I have dial up, so it's hard to visit everyone in one day, but at least I am back online. Hugs, Pat

Jen said...

I never thought about layering the fringes like that. And I do a lot of chairs. It is quite picturesque. I love chairs, you did a impressive job. Magnifique! Ciao Bella.

Cheryl said...

I LOVE these chairs....so lovely!

Dogwood said...

You have a talent! A real talent for decorating. Love the trim. It sure does add the perfect touch to a pillow and piece of furniture or drapes!

Have a nice evening.

Bottega Veneta said...

Great!

Sarah said...

Very interesting! I did reupholstery for 20 years; that trim certainly adds a lot! Sarah

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karlascottage.typepad.com said...

"Luscious" is right!

Bottega Veneta said...

Great!

Launi said...

Mmmmm...I love your trims. I just want to run my fingers through them! So beautiful!