Eco-tip: Give your furniture a new life (and Laura Ashley giveaway!)

co-lab reupholstered chair

The promise of immortality is alluring – how many epic adventure movies have centered around a rogueish hero seeking the fountain of youth?  How many cosmetic companies exist on the premise of everlasting beauty?

We certainly won’t be hawking any skin creams, but absolutely believe in saving space in the landfill and keeping money in your pocket by giving your furniture new life!

Re-covering, re-finishing, re-painting, re-purposing – there are so many ways to extend your chairs, sofas and tables lives.  Here are some of our favorites:


Enter the Laura Ashley ‘Wish Upon An Old Chair’ giveaway!

Feel like really making this furniture re-covering thing happen?  Enter the Laura Ashley ‘Wish Upon An Old Chair’ giveaway on Facebook for a chance to win fabric and a decorative cushion!

Don’t forget our Eco-Goody Basket Giveaway too – so many ways to win, look great and do good for the planet.  And THAT’S something we hope never dies!


About Author

Katie Laird

Katie Laird (aka: happykatie) is the PR and Social Media Marketing Manager. But, more importantly, she's a home design obsessed Web geek with a love for Mid-Century Modern furniture, stained glass and DIY / crafty projects she can work on with her family over a bottle of homemade root beer. Find her Tweeting at @BlindsDotCom + @happykatie -- and pinning like nobody's business at @BlindsDotCom + @happykatie.


  1. I can't believe that's the same chair! It's amazing what a little imagination and elbow grease can do to a piece of furniture. If you've got the time, almost everything can be re-purposed and custom made!

  2. Recovery and refinishing is the best option for your furniture.Because it save money and save for the pollution.And give the good look when renew the furniture.

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