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  1. kelsey rae
    May 26, 2010 @ 12:05 pm

    I think I always hop on here just after you finish writing a new post! I have great timing. πŸ˜‰
    Love love love the sofa! I think it was M.F.T.R (made for that room!)
    It's stunning, can't wait to see more!

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  2. Red Door Home
    May 26, 2010 @ 1:00 pm

    Wow! Love it. Some things are just meant to be.

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  3. Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions
    May 26, 2010 @ 1:15 pm

    Just beautiful! That is a lot of buttons and tufting!

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  4. StepThruCrazy
    May 26, 2010 @ 1:43 pm

    Never thought to spray some spray paint into a cup and use a brush! Love that sofa!

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  5. Kim
    May 26, 2010 @ 2:51 pm

    Omigosh, it's just gorgeous. Oh how you must love, love, love it!
    xoxo,
    Kim

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  6. Lisa @ Fern Creek Cottage
    May 26, 2010 @ 3:25 pm

    Stunning!!! Love the fabric! What a gorgeous piece of furniture!

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  7. Sarah
    May 26, 2010 @ 4:05 pm

    That is absolutely beautiful! Found you on Blue Cricket

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  8. Stef
    May 26, 2010 @ 6:27 pm

    Wow! Gorgeous! I've been waiting to see how it turned out and it just makes me want to start driving up and down the streets to find one of my own!!! Beautiful!

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  9. Stephanie@cre8tive
    May 27, 2010 @ 12:18 am

    That looks so comfy and beautiful! I just saw your link at My Backyard Eden and it caught my eye. Love your paint job too! Sometimes you just have to go with your gut, and yours was right on!

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  10. Kate
    May 27, 2010 @ 2:45 am

    What a stunning piece! Thanks for sharing.

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  11. Michelle @ Sweet Something
    May 27, 2010 @ 2:55 am

    Whoa! What beauty!! πŸ™‚ I love the fabric you chose and the trim re-do is fantastic!

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  12. Magic Brush
    May 27, 2010 @ 3:01 am

    OH wow….. that is just simply divine!!!! I totally want it! Nice job on the painting! I have a painting blog… stop in and say hello sometime!

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  13. Shelby
    May 27, 2010 @ 3:16 am

    Oh my goodness! That is beautiful! How long did that take you? It really looks amazing!

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  14. Shaunna
    May 27, 2010 @ 2:03 pm

    FABULOUS!!!! I refinish furniture for a living, so this is right up my alley!! I think you did a marvelous job…and yes, I understand how a piece of furniture can make you want to cry! :)shaunna

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  15. Tanya
    May 27, 2010 @ 3:31 pm

    I love your sofa. It's just BEAUTIFUL!

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  16. Lori @ Projects Plenty
    May 27, 2010 @ 4:16 pm

    How pretty. Thanks for sharing.

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  17. Londen @ Sixty-Fifth Avenue
    May 27, 2010 @ 6:10 pm

    I'm in love! Great job painting her up.

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  18. Jenni R.
    May 27, 2010 @ 10:23 pm

    It is gorgeous!!! Great to hear about the painting process and amazing results!

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  19. Laura
    May 27, 2010 @ 11:17 pm

    What a transformation! It's gorgeous!!

    Laura @ along for the ride

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  20. Dave's Wife
    May 27, 2010 @ 11:43 pm

    I am in β™₯ with your couch. I have been looking for one for some time now. It turned out GORGEOUS!

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  21. Sarah @ Thrifty Decor Chick
    May 28, 2010 @ 12:54 am

    Just stunning! That is such a lovely piece!

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  22. Cassie @ Primitive & Proper
    May 28, 2010 @ 1:44 am

    wow- that is amazing! i LOVE the painted finish you gave it. the colors are perfect. i wish i had a house big enough for a statement piece like this- beautiful!!! am about to become your newest follower. πŸ™‚ thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  23. Jen @ tatertotsandjello.com
    May 28, 2010 @ 4:51 am

    That couch is just amazing! Wow – I am in love with it! Great job!

    Thanks so much for linking up to the CSI Project! We really appreciate it. I hope you will come back next week for our Hardware Store challenge!

    XOXO
    Jen

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  24. Mrs. Limestone
    May 28, 2010 @ 12:02 pm

    Just beautiful – love the color you used on the legs.

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  25. byLGD Glass Jewelry
    May 28, 2010 @ 1:10 pm

    fabulous! i am now going to be scouring carports everywhere. lol i love it!

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  26. LouLou@thelifeofloulou.blogspot.com
    May 28, 2010 @ 2:22 pm

    I love it! I have an antique Duncan Phyfe antique couch in my storage untit just waiting for it's turn….. Great project!

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  27. MessyMissy
    May 29, 2010 @ 2:28 am

    OMG. That couch is so gorgeous. Great job!!! πŸ™‚

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  28. LindseyRockers
    May 29, 2010 @ 4:00 am

    love this transformation! thanks so much for stopping by my blog! i love yours and am your newest follower!

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  29. {Bellamere Cottage}
    June 1, 2010 @ 6:10 am

    Perfectly perfect! Love it…

    Warm blessings,
    Spencer

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  30. Room to Inspire
    June 2, 2010 @ 12:46 am

    It is simply stunning! I love the finish and the fabric you selected – it looks great. Thanks for linking up to Be Inspired last week.

    Chelsea

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  31. Stephanie@cre8tive
    June 20, 2010 @ 2:16 am

    Thank you for leaving a comment on my blog. What is funny, is that you kindly left this post for me to read, and when I got over here I laughed because I remembered that I had read this post and looked at every picture of your Paris trip and felt as if I went with you! The pictures were awesome.

    I thought I had left a comment on how beautiful your couch turned out, maybe I left it on a more recent post. That couch is stunning! Thanks for taking me along to Paris πŸ™‚ I enjoyed your pictures immensely.

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  32. Kacey
    June 25, 2010 @ 11:05 pm

    Absolutely lovely! What a stunning piece to have in your house.

    Kacey (via Life in the Fun Lane)

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  33. Holly and Sean
    June 26, 2010 @ 6:19 pm

    WOW!!! I am in awe of the whole project! It looks like something from Versaille you might have brought home from holidays!! Thank you so much for sharing in our first Fresh Coat Friday!!

    Holly

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  34. thriftytickle
    June 27, 2010 @ 4:37 pm

    C'est magnifique! I love your blog! I just found you on Fresh Coat Fridays and I'm adding you to my Blog List.
    πŸ™‚

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  35. Pam @ bibbidi-bobbidi-beautiful
    December 29, 2010 @ 2:53 am

    Hi! I'm stopping by from CSI. Your sofa is INCREDIBLE! I'm absolutely drooling over it. I think I would have passed on remaking the sofa based on the before photo, but I'm so glad that you had the vision to see what she could become because she is gorgeous!!

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  36. Laura Ingalls Gunn
    December 29, 2010 @ 12:44 pm

    What a fantastic project! This is one I am tempted to recreate. Thank you for sharing.

    Have a very Happy New Year!

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  37. JOYfilled Family
    December 29, 2010 @ 7:56 pm

    love it. i have a slightly smaller version of this sofa w/o the tufting. i found it at the goodwill for $20.
    i would love to get it refinished in some provencial fabric. what was the (round about) price for your upholsterey job?
    thanks for the tips.
    hopefully i can get it done this year.

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  38. JOYfilled Family
    December 29, 2010 @ 9:22 pm

    thanks for following up. it may be a diy project for me. i'm committed to sticking to a budget this year and i'm not sure i can fit in another "want." i'll be sure to share pics if i get finish the sofa redo.
    pax Christi – lena

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  39. Gail
    March 21, 2012 @ 4:07 pm

    Julie, I love it! I have one pretty much just like it. It's not refinished though. I'm just curious as to what type of fabric you used to reupholster it with. Thanks, Gail

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  40. Rose Elizabeth
    April 23, 2013 @ 11:31 pm

    I love this couch! Fabulous job! How much was it to reupholster?

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    • Julie
      April 24, 2013 @ 1:23 am

      Our upholsterer charged around $350 for this one, but average range could go up to $600 for a job this size.

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