Before & After: Vintage Settee Makeover

Before & After: Vintage Settee Makeover

Colleen Quinn
Oct 1, 2012

Julie was lucky enough to find this matching pair of settees for her sun room on sale for a mere $10! Though she didn't love the dark wood and dated fabric, she did love the lines and function of these pieces, which she knew could be updated to work in her room.

A couple of coats of white paint later, and the bases are lighter and brighter. Julie selected a new floral fabric and redid the upholstery to give these settees a new lease on life. Converting the seats and back to one cushion each rather than two also helps modernize these pieces, especially when combined with the new color scheme. The final result is a wonderful pair of seats for a light and bright room.

See More: Knot All that I Seam: Sunroom Lounges Makeover

(Images: Julie Chen/Knot All that I Seam)

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