Rescued & Revived: Upholstered Furniture Before & Afters

Best of 2011

Warning: Looking at these 15 upholstered furniture makeovers may inspire you to prowl your local thrift stores over the holiday weekend so that you can try your own hand at a similar project. These projects make reviving rundown furniture seem so easy! (And, hey, what better way to escape crazy family members than a little DIY project in the garage?!)

TOP ROW
• 1 Before & After: Eames Recliner Replica Gets Reupholstered
• 2 Before & After: Painted Upholstery Chair Makeover
• 3 Before & After: Vintage Slim Jim Chair Gets a Makeover
• 4 Before & After: Thrifted Velvet Couch
• 5 Before & After: Tiffany's Auto Shopped ChairMIDDLE ROW
• 6 Before & After: The Pretty Painted Sofa Makeover
• 7 Before & After: Rachel's Rescued Chair
• 8 Before & After: Nicole's Louis XV Chair Makeover
• 9 Before & After: Joy's Rocking Chair Redo
• 10 Before & After: A Fresh Look for an Old Office Chair

BOTTOM ROW
• 11 Before & After: A Beautiful Bergere Makeover
• 12 Before & After: A Sad Chair's New Life
• 13 Before & After: Fabulous DIY Reupholstery Project
• 14 Before & After: Adding Pattern and Color to a Slipper Chair
• 15 Before & After: Inspired Reading Chair Makeover

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Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Best of 2011 roundup! From December 19 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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