You did a fabulous job on the sofa, it looks great. I love the detail you put into everything. Just wondering what you did. T. I’m back with a question. I'm a DIY fanatic remodeling my way through our 1948 fixer upper.More About Kristi. The process that I used is really pretty easy and straightforward. If too scratchy, would a washable slip cover make it comfy enough? I can’t stand the smell of paint in the house so they’ll have to go on the porch. Turned out lovely. Keep up the inspiring work. Looks like a cream leather one. What a fabulous result! On the middle section, I decided to forgo the spray bottle (not only because it was messy and I didn’t see that it was making much of a difference, but because it would have doubled the time it took to paint this sofa!). Like I said, it did take four coats. If you like this style sofa you could also splurge on an Ikea Ektorp 3-cushion sofa for $339 on sale $399 regular. True test- if the cats sit on it. I had it well over a year. Here’s how it looked after the second coat…. This is the craziest idea ever and I absolutely love it! I know you want to take down the sheen but polished cotton anything is very expensive. The only thing is that I wasn’t sure about the latex paint and because I was going to use the said couch regularly, I needed a better solution, one where I don’t risk cracking or anything like that. Thanks for this wonderful idea, not only do I have a small microfiber loveseat I would like to try it on, but We also have an RV camper with horrid fabric covered valances and bench surrounds that could use a freshening up. If it is hanging above a sofa, make sure there is at least 6-12 inches between the top of the sofa and the piece of art. LOL Thanks so much for this wonderful information…will be pinning it for future reference! We use our three seat chenille couch everyday. EUR (€) . I so wish I knew you could paint a sofa!!! Do You Know How EASY That Would Be To Make?! This would be an absolutely perfect solution since it’s not a chair we use frequently and it’s going to be much cheaper than taking it to be re-upholstered professionally. I was just wondering how your sofa has fared two years later? . I did the same thing on the hard valances in our motorhome. I’d love to paint them an aqua/light teal color. Why did you suggest not to use it for family room with a lot of use? They might have some pointers for you. So I don’t really feel the need to rewrite my post or re-organize the info in it. It still looks good. Fantastic job. Finished in gold, oxidized brass, enamel, and more, these wall pictures are perfect to customize any space. But I only did that on the far left section of the back, and you can see that it’s the section where the paint covered the least. Always did this outside so didn’t have to worry about getting the dye on anything. I think on fabric like that is where the added water would come in handy. It does look like leather (at least from the photos). Hobby Lobby sells a spray paint for fabric furniture. The chair turned out fine, but it was a little stiff. I needed to know this. Where do you get your energy. Free shipping on orders over $35. From a reader that reads your ENTIRE posts! For many years I was on a very tight budget being a single mother…….so most of my house was decorated in garage-sale-repainted-by-me. LOL. Now if I could be so bold as to ask your opinion on my problem. I didn’t know you could do that to upholstered furniture. Went from a denim blue to red. curious to see how it holds up. Most brilliant thing ever. If not I will use the trial and error method like you did & cross my fingers! Also, very nice job on the couch! Goodness! For slipcovers, fabric dye might work better. Now if only you had done this sooner!! 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