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The 2-Minute Trick to "Reupholstering" Your Sofa

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 10, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Katie Holdefehr last modified Sep 09, 2016

A vintage kantha quilt covers the back of this sofa, while a Moroccan rug wraps the seat (Image credit: Rebecca Atwood / Clarkson Potter ) Like color, pattern can be one of those anxiety-provoking design elements for the novice decorator. You think: "How can I tell if these prints go together?" "What if I'm using too many patterns?" "What if I get sick of them a month from now?" To help ease our pattern-phobic thoughts, we asked Rebecca Atwood, author of the new book Living with Pattern and the Brooklyn-based designer behind these swoon-worthy textiles , for her low-risk, high-reward approach to decorating with prints. What we got was so much better than expected: A two-minute trick for using a patterned throw, quilt or rug to "reupholster" a couch. It's pretty, inexpensive—and completely reversible. READ MORE »






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