Apartment Therapy has been doing a lot of articles on antiques/flea/thrift treasures and all the reasons to buy old rather than new...it's environmentally and economically friendly, and you're likely to have the furniture for life---as they say, they don't make them like they used to!
For far less than the price of ONE new upholstered chair, here is the magic that Ricardo worked on my two sad little chairs:
|Cotton canvas outdoor fabric from Hancock on sale at $5 a yard...soooo comfy, and puppy/kiddo friendly to boot!|
|Spa blue linen and chocolate fabrics. Our puppy sneaked into the background on the right!|