If you have a piece of upholstered furniture that’s past its prime, you probably considered reupholstering it yourself. This might feel like a complex project that’s not for the faint-hearted but it’s totally doable with a bit of elbow grease. There are numerous ways to reupholster furniture as well as materials to choose from but the best part is you can get professional looking results without breaking the bank!
My French office sofa is one of the pieces that I’ve reupholstered (see the tutorial HERE) and it was so simple! I have some other amazing reupholstered furniture tutorials to share with you and they include all the information you need to do it yourself. It doesn’t matter if you want to use leather or canvas or even if you have a vintage piece of furniture, I’m sure at least one of these projects will have all the info you need to give it that much-needed makeover.
How To Reupholster Furniture – Detailed Tutorials
DIY REUPHOLSTERED BENCH – HEY THERE HOME
There’s no need to be a reupholstering expert thanks to this amazing tutorial by Corey. She gives you a step by step instruction on how you can turn your old bench into a stylish and modern one!
DIY UPHOLSTERED FRENCH CHAIRS MAKEOVER – ANOREGON COTTAGE
Restoring furniture and seeing the final work is incredibly rewarding. Just take a look at the before and after of Jami’s French chairs! She shares all of her tips to do the same even if you don’t have any upholstery background.
HOW TO REUPHOLSTER A CHAIR CUSHION – BY BRITTANY GOLDWYN
I’m dying to do this my old chair! Brittany and her DIY just give me the best tips and inspiration to get right into work. Take a look at her amazing makeover on her site, By Brittany Goldwyn.
REUPHOLSTERED FRENCH PROVINCIAL CHAIRS – CONFESSIONS OF A SERIAL DIYER
On a tight budget? No worries, you still can give your chairs a completely new look! Just go to Confessions Of A Serial Diyer and check out how she renovated her french chairs in the most stunning way!
REUPHOLSTERING A NURSERY GLIDER – THINGS I MADE TODAY
There’s something so magical and charming about nursery gliders!
If you love yours but you want to revamp its style, this is the DIY tutorial for you! Vicky, the skilled mind behind Things I Made Today, has an in-depth step by step guide on how you can do it!
REUPHOLSTERING MY DINING ROOM CHAIRS – TWELVE ON MAIN
thrift store finds are little hidden gem we are lucky to get our hands on! But sometimes (well, most of the time) they need some TLC to really shine. These dining room chairs were found by Sara on a local thrift store and she did a stunning makeover on them. Have a look!
REUPHOLSTERED AND PAINTED VANITY SEAT – JUST THE WOODS
Kandice wanted a small accent piece to add a little something extra on her living room so she decided to do a 180 on her old vanity seat and it totally paid off!
It looks so chic and the best is that she showed exactly how she made it possible, even how she fix those unexpected obstacles!
REUPHOLSTERY AND VINTAGE CHAIRS –THE HONEYCOMB HOME
Skip the overpriced new chairs and get creative as Roxanne did! On her blog, The Honeycomb Home, she discussed how she updated her vintage chairs and modernized their style without spending much and keeping the chair structures intact.
UPHOLSTERED OLD HEADBOARD – CRAFT BERRY BUSH
I feel like headboards are often forgotten when it comes to decor and it makes no sense! Most of the time a headboard frames the bed and it becomes the centerpiece of a bedroom so when I came across this amazing DIY on how to renovate an old one, I was thrilled (and inspired to redo mine too) Lucy’s tutorial is amazing at explaining every step in a simple and easy way. Check it out!
DIY REFINISHED REUPHOLSTERED LEATHER SEAT CHAIR – AVERAGE INSPIRED
A budget-conscious option to reupholstering your chairs! Bree shows us how she went from a boring and sad-looking chair she got from Goodwill and turned into a colorful new one in a few steps.
DIY HOUNDSTOOTH UPHOLSTERED VINTAGE TEAK CHAIRS – DANS LE LAKEHOUSE
If sewing skills are not your forte this is the ideal DIY to do a little furniture makeover. Tanya showed us how she managed to renew her old dining chairs into brand new ones and now you can too by simply following her detailed advice.
HOW TO REUPHOLSTER A CHAIR – CREATING REALLY AWESOME FUN THINGS
Jamie from Creating Really Awesome Fun Things, made over a lovely but beat-up chair to a more trendy and up-to-date style. The result is beautiful. I loved the grey and orange tone combo!
DIY UPHOLSTERED DINING BENCH – THE CHRONICLES OF HOME
Jen has a post where she explains how she created this classy dining bench starting off from simple (and budget-friendly) materials. I loved how many pictures she has on the entire process, it makes the entire DIY easier to follow at home!
HOW TO REUPHOLSTER AN OFFICE CHAIR – PRACTICALLY FUNCTIONAL
Personalize your boring and office chair with a bit of creativity and this amazing DIY tutorial! It’s a fantastic way to add color to your office and a bit of your personality. You’ll need a few supplies and some guidance but Jessi from Practically Functional has you covered with her tutorial.
DIY LEATHER UPHOLSTERED STORAGE OTTOMAN – REALITY DAYDREAM
Nick and Bethany made this generous ottoman with a hidden storage compartment to keep their living room clutter-free. They showed the whole process and they spare no detail! It’s an amazing project if you’re in need of more storage room and some dashing new ottoman.
BLACK AND WHITE REUPHOLSTERED CHAIR – CANARY STREET CRAFTS
Now, this is a great one. Not only the result is absolutely fabulous but it shows what to do when your reupholster project doesn’t go as planned. The girls at Canary Street Craft had a difficult task – a cute chair they find on a thrift store that simply didn’t cooperate with the makeover process! But if this is something you’re afraid of or you have a similar difficult piece of furniture, this tutorial can be great to give you some ideas on how to fix it.
HOW TO REUPHOLSTER A WING CHAIR – JAIME COSTIGLIO
This lovely DIY is not for the faint of heart ones! It takes a bit more knowledge than the other DIY projects on this list but it depends on what type of wing chair you’re working on. Jaime has tons of advice on how to reupholster this intricate chairs in the easiest way possible. Head over to her blog and take notes!
ONE PAINTED AND REUPHOLSTERED DINING ROOM CHAIR – STONEGABLE BLOG
Home improvement projects usually take a lot of time or a lot of money (and some times; both) but don’t fret! Yronne has a wonderful DIY on her makeover journey that you can take a lot of notes and inspiration from. I’m in love with the color and texture combination of the “after” and a huge plus is she also has a tutorial on her special painting technique used on this makeover.
DIY UPHOLSTERED STORAGE OTTOMAN – ANIKA’S DIY LIFE
Start with an easy project like one by Anika if you’re not too confident about your furniture building skills (yet!)
It’s an easy tutorial that you can finish in a few days and get in the groove to start getting more into it!
- DIY Reupholstered Bench from heytherehome.com
- DIY Upholstered French Chairs Makeover from anoregoncottage.com
- How To Reupholster A Chair Cushion from bybrittanygoldwyn.com
- Reupholstered French Provincial Chairs from confessionsofaserialdiyer.com
- Reupholstering A Nursery Glider from thingsimadetoday.com
- Reupholstering My Dining Room Chairs from twelveonmain.com
- Reupholstered And Painted Vanity Seat from justthewoods.com
- Reupholstery And Vintage Chairs from thehoneycombhome.com
- Upholstered Old Headboard from craftberrybush.com
- DIY Refinished Reupholstered Leather Seat Chair from averageinspired.com
- How To Reupholster Dining Chairs from danslelakehouse.com
- How To Reupholster A Chair from creatingreallyawesomefunthings.com
- DIY Upholstered Dining Bench from thechroniclesofhome.com
- How To Reupholster An Office Chair from practicallyfunctional.com
- DIY Leather Upholstered Storage Ottoman from realitydaydream.com
- Black And White Reupholstered Chair from canarystreetcrafts.com
- How To Reupholster A Wing Chair from jaimecostiglio.com
- One Painted And Reupholstered Dining Room Chair from stonegableblog.com
- DIY Upholstered Storage Ottoman from anikasdiylife.com
How To Reupholster Furniture – Detailed Tutorials