Fabric & Slipcovers

Jun 9

How to Reupholster a Slip Seat

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How to reupholster a slip seat -- Jana Bek shows us how

We love to share spaces and projects from interior designers who use our furniture pieces. They always have fresh takes on our favorite items!

Jana Bek is an interior designer with a fantastic eye for color and an even better sense of style. Through Bek Design, she works with clients all over the country to design spaces that suit her clients’ needs and budget. Today, she’s sharing how she added her own fabric to our Dayna Chairs to create a custom look. See her step-by-step tutorial below:

 
Jan 8

Our 7 Select Fabrics and How We’re Using Them

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Ballard Designs Select Fabrics program

Drumroll, please: With the launch of our new Select Fabrics program, you can now order any of our upholstered furniture pieces in any of our seven most popular fabrics for the same low “Starting At” price. And because we keep these great fabrics in stock, you’ll get your shipment even faster. Here’s the deal:

 
Dec 24

How to Care for Velvet

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Caring for velvetIt’s easy to fall in love with velvet. The classic warmth and rich texture of the irresistible fabric brings a soft touch to its surroundings. So why is it so hard to commit to?

The should-I-or-shouldn’t-I dilemma of velvet lies in its luxurious beauty. How will it hold up over time? Can it keep its luster? While it can’t match the durability of microfiber or Sunbrella – both are certainly more suitable choices for kids or pets – velvet can hold up over the long haul with a little care and effort on your part, much like any successful relationship. Follow our tips below to keep your velvet looking lustrous for years to come – and you’ll love it forever.