Will Your Autumn Be Monochromatic?

In this blog, we have covered much regarding furniture trends and the exciting world of furniture restoration. We have talked about upholstery techniques as well as antique connoisseurs always on the search for that great piece in need of some tender loving care. There are so many fun furniture stories that come in through the… Read more »

Fall Furniture Trends and the Upcoming Days of Darkness

We have dedicated A LOT of posts on this blog to the power of furniture trends. There have certainly been complicated ones, such as multifunctional sofa/dining tables, canvas furniture, flexible bookshelves, and expandable mobile dining units. Now those seem like furniture straight from the future and might be out of your comfort zone, but those… Read more »

Time Travel and Furniture Restoration

On the Howard’s Upholstery blog, we have covered everything from distressing your furniture to the secret art of hand tufting; needless to say, we have covered it all, it seems. We suppose it’s a little bit of a reverse evolutionary process almost, furniture that is. Many people take newish pieces and make them a little… Read more »

Distressing Your Furniture and Telling a Story

When it comes to furniture, there are a variety of trends that go on at the same time, some of which gain more popularity than others. A recent trend that has been gaining some popularity is distressing furniture. If you’re not familiar, this basically means taking a new or relatively modern piece of furniture and… Read more »

The Secret Art of Hand Tufting

Upholstery, like anything that is grounded in aesthetics and pleasure, is often affected by clothes. Looking up upholstery trends on the Internet every now and again and you’re greeted by trends as vicious and vivacious as fashion and food. One such trend that is really shaking the upholstery world is something called hand tufting and… Read more »

This Summer Breathe New Life into Your Furniture

Summer is here…finally, and with it, comes a renewed vigor – sure spring is nice, always being referred to as a time of rejuvenation – I mean, that’s why there are things like spring cleaning – but sometimes it feels like spring is just a sham, meaning that it’s like the minor leagues, merely a… Read more »

Summer Is All about Upholstery

It has been often said that upholstery and reupholstery projects increase in the spring and summer. Maybe the warmer temperatures and crisper air bring out an unexpected upholstery enthusiasm out of the brain. Or maybe it’s as simple as a case of ‘more relaxation equals more creativity.’ Or maybe spring-cleaning fever is a real thing… Read more »

How to Clean Upholstery

No matter how nice your upholstered furniture is, a single spot or stain can ruin its entire look. Fortunately, upholstery can be cleaned if the proper steps are taken. The important thing is to work quickly and not to allow stains and debris to build up on the furniture. By paying attention to your furniture… Read more »

Size Matters with Upholstery

As we reach an age of minimalism and a time where wasting electricity or taking up more space than you should is a bad thing, we also start to see some interesting trends with upholstery. The trends make sense, but when you hear someone say that size does matter in this case, they are actually… Read more »