Inheriting Your Family’s Furniture

One of the greatest things we have on this earth and in this life is our family, the bloodline we dropped out of to be a part of the universe. With bloodlines come things like genetics, heartache, personality, and much, much more. But when we really think about our families, many thoughts drift toward the… Read more »

How to Remove a Stain from Upholstery

There are countless great reasons to have upholstered furniture in your living room, bedroom, and other areas throughout your home. Unfortunately, without the right care upholstery can become worn and dirty over time. One of the worst things that can happen to upholstery is it becoming stained, but this is easily preventable by taking advantage… Read more »

Does Your Home Feel Old?

Sometimes it feels that our homes are stuck in time or, better yet, that they’re relics from a bygone era and as we walk from room to room, there are dozens of dust clouds following us; it might even feel like an ecological disaster. While it can be a great thing if your house is… Read more »

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 »