• Post Title Spruce your place up with Amanda Brown

    POSTED ON December 4, 2013

    Remember the last time I went on and on about our new loft, oh about, a year and a half ago? Well kids, that moving time has come yet again and the boyfriend and I are officially living in our new loft! The place is killer and we are obsessed with decorating it to the fullest.

    When Amanda’s team reached out to me about her new book, obviously I jumped at the idea. HELLO, MAKING CUSTOM FURNITURE? YES PLEASE. Turns out, the whole reupholstering thing is so much easier with Amanda by your side. The book is really cool, super inspiration and even had me racking my brain for projects I could tackle immediately. Who isn’t all about giving their furniture (clothing, life, face, etc) that customized feel these days?

    Spruce your place up with Amanda Brown

    The first few pages of a creative book are always my favorite. It’s like a little snapshot into how the whole thing was created, and I think, a little insight into the authors unique creative process.

    Spruce your place up with Amanda Brown

    But am I really going to reupholster a chair? Yes. Well, someday. I don’t exactly have a fabulous vintage chair eagerly waiting to be torn apart, so, I’m going to start with…A PILLOW. Perfect. I’ll do that. It’s happening. This little thrifted velvet skirt that I picked up for a photo shoot would be the bomb . com on a pillow.  Do we agree?

    Spruce your place up with Amanda Brown

    Here’s the fun part for you kiddos (on your relaxation day, after all). Want a copy for yourself? You can win one and some other really cool stuff, too.

    Here’s how: Upload a photo and caption that shows the Story Publishing team an ugly chair needs a redo, on The Spruce Ugliest Chair Contest on Facebook. What’s in it for you? The winner will receive an upholstery hand tool kit ($250 value), a $200 gift certificate for fabric from Spruce, custom design recommendations from Amanda Brown, and a signed copy of the book!

    Go get ‘em tiger.

    Spruce your place up with Amanda Brown
    POSTED IN DIY, Home Design, Life

2 Responses so far.

  1. Hi Shaunna! Thanks for being a part of our blogging book tour! We love your photography! If your readers enjoy the book, they should feel free to write a review on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Spruce-Step-Step-Upholstery-Design/dp/1612121373