Easy Sofa and Chair Makeover

IMG_2675Mbeshjellse te Sofes dhe Foteleve

It has been more than twelve years that I purchased these two sofas and two chairs which, believe it or not, at that time were sold as a single set. Even then I did not like their look, their shape nor their colour, but it was the price that I could not resist.

Kaluan me se dymbedhjet vite prej se e kisha blere kete komplet mobiljesh i cili perbehej nga dy sofa dhe dy fotele. Qe atehere nuk me pelqente dukja e as forma dhe ngjyra e tyre por ishte cmimi me te cilin ofroheshin ai qe nuk munda t’i rezistoja.

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However, despite their boring look the set proved to be very functional as the chairs turn to a single bed and the sofas to a double size bed, creating extra sleeping space for those extra guests at my summerhouse.

Megjithate, perkunder dukjes se tyre te merzitshme ky komplet mobiljesh deshmoj te jet shume funkcional pasi qe qe te dy fotelet shendrohen ne shtreter individual per fjetje, ndersa sofat shtrihen dhe kriojne shtreter per dy persona per te krijuar keshtu vende shtese te fjetjes per mysafiret qe vizitojne shtepin tone verore.

I purchased these thinking that I will, in no time, give them a quick makeover and make them more appealing. Well, more than twelve years have passed and I did not even try doing something to them; however, lately I just could not stand their boring look any longer so I rolled up my sleeves and within a day I made my sofas and chairs look fresh, summery, updated so I could use them for few more years and benefit from their functionality.

Atehere kur e bleva kete komplet mendoja se shume shpejte do te ju beja dicka per t’ja u ndryshuar pamjen e tyre te merzitshme, por kaluan me se dymbedhjet vite e une as qe u perpoqa te je beja ngdonje gje; megjithate, kete vit une nuk munda me t’a duroja dukjen e tyre te merzitshme, keshtu qe i pervjela menget dhe brenda dites e bera qe ky komplet te duket veror, i fresket, i perditesuar keshtu qe mund ti perdori edhe disa vite dhe te perfitoj nga funkcionaliteti i tyre.

To achieve this look I first got rid of the “railing” detail at the armrests. I took away those wood pieces using a hand saw and next I painted the wood detail with a dark brown tinted polyurethane. Before painting I gave the pieces a light sanding so the paint would stick better.

Per t’a arijtur kete dukje, me nje share te thjeshte dore, i hoqa keto copa derasash te vendosura ne dorezat e mobiljeve dhe pastaj i ngjyrosa te gjitha pjeset e drurit me ngjyre kafe te mbyllet. Para ngjyrosjes bera pregaditjen e siperfaqes se drurit duke kaluar neper te me leter grithese te dendesise se imet keshtu qe ngjyra te ngjitej me mire.

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The set looked already better with new wood colour and without that “railing” detail at the armrests. However, it was the fabric colour that had bothered me for years, so instead of going the long and expensive route of reupholstering them I chose the short and cheep route by slipcovering them.

Kompleti dukej shume me mire pas heqjes se derasave anesore si dhe aplikimit te ngjyres se mbyllet. Megjithate, ishte nghyra e shtofit te mobiljeve qe me pengonte shume me vite, keshtu qe ne vend qe te beja ndrimin e shtofit qe do te ishte shume e kushtueshme, une perzgjodha metoden e qepjes se mbeshtjellseve e cila eshte rruge me e thjeshte dhe me e lire.

I was lucky to find an extremely stretchy fabric in white, and black and white stripes so I could make deep pocket sheets at the size of the couch and chairs. Next I covered each piece of furniture with these bed like sheets and secured their ends under the furniture legs.

Isha shume me fate qe te gjeje material shume elastik te ngjyres se bardhe dhe me vija bardh e zi keshtu qe e bera cepjen e mbeshjellseve per te gjitha pjeset. Qepja e tyre eshte shume e thjesht pasi qe ato jane te qepura sikurse qarqafet e fjetjes dhe te rethuara me lastik dhe te cilat pastaj i mvishen mobiljeve dhe skajet vendosen perfundi kembeve te mobiljeve.

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I jazzed them up with some fun colour pillow cases found around the house, thus creating a completely new look for my living room.
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Ne fund mobiljet i dekorova me disa kellefe te jastekve me ngjyrera te cilat i kisha ne shtepi, dhe keshtu e krijova nje dukje krejtesishte te re te dhomes se dites.

The set turned from bo-bo-boooooring to fun, crisp, summery and modern and I am loooooving it.

Ky komplet mobiljesh, nga dukja e meparshme shume depresive dhe e merzitshme. u transformua ne nje komplet i cili ka dukje verore e moderne dhe i cili tani me pelqen shuuume.

Nese keni ndonji komplet te tille te merzitshem i cili ka nevoje per ndonje transformim, me shkruani ne besagmblog@gmail.com qe te ju tregoj se si mund ta transformoni ate qe t’a pelqeni ate perseri.

Thank you for visiting.
Ju falemnderit qe vizituat kete faqe.

Besa

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