Every Piece of Furniture Has a Story: The Life of a Saarinen Womb Chair

By Tandy Hennings The design of this iconic chair dates back to 1946, by Finnish-born architect and furniture designer, Eliel Saarinen (1873-1950). Popularly called a “womb chair,” its enveloping form is one of the most recognized representations of mid-century organic modernism.  By applying foam molded over a fiberglass shell and upholstered in high quality wool, Read More

Luxury Yacht Interior Design Trends

If you own a yacht, you know that choosing the right interior design trend is just as important as if you were furnishing your house on land.  In order to create the perfect home-away-from-home and design a custom yacht interior that represents your personality, you should be aware of the upcoming luxury yacht interior trends. Read More

Queen Anne Location Closing After More Than 80 Years

Queen Anne Upholstery & Refinishing began in 1936 with a shop at the top of Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood. We proudly became a part of that community, and have maintained a location in the area ever since. In the subsequent decades, both the Queen Anne area and our company grew significantly. And while our showroom Read More

Every Piece of Furniture Has a Story: A Well-Traveled 18th Century Hand-Carved Corner Cupboard

When Christine came into a collection of gorgeous hand-carved furniture that had been in her family for generations, she knew she had to take special care to keep it around for many more — so she went to Queen Anne Upholstery. Here’s her story: “My name is Christine Hansen, and I currently live in Bellevue, Read More

Disinfecting Porous Household Materials

Regardless of your current schedule, whether you are still going into an office some of the time, or if you’ve transitioned to working remotely full-time — you are probably spending a lot more time in your home than ever before. The spread of coronavirus and the concern for keeping healthy and sanitizing our environment are Read More

Interior Decor Styles We Love: Tropical

We know that deciding on an interior design style is tricky — but Queen Anne Upholstery & Refinishing is here to help with some inspiration. Whether you’re looking for something rustic, clean and minimalist, or funky and bohemian, we’ve got you covered with pictures and information about each style. Tropical interior decor has been steadily Read More

Interior Decor Styles We Love: Cottage

When decorating your first home or redecorating your favorite space for a fresh look, settling on an interior design style can be nearly impossible. Do you want the crisp, modern look of minimalism? Or should you create a gallery wall and show off your eclectic treasures for a more bohemian vibe? Whatever inspires you, Queen Read More

#PlushPups in Quarantine

If one thing’s for sure during these uncertain times, it’s that our dogs are delighted that we are spending all this time at home. More walks around the neighborhood, more treats, more playtime, and most of all, more opportunities to relax with their humans. Now more than ever, these #plushpups show that you don’t have Read More

How to Clean and Protect Outdoor Furniture

During the colder months, your outdoor furniture tends to go unused, neglected, and uncleaned. Now that the weather is starting to turn and the seasons are changing, getting your patio furniture back in shape and looking great should be high on your to-do list.  Replacing patio furniture can be costly, so knowing how to clean Read More

How to Protect Your Furniture From Child-Sized Disasters

Millions of families across the globe are staying home to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Kids are spending more time in the house than ever before, which means keeping things clean and organized can be a little more difficult than usual. Check out these tips to help you protect your furniture from child-sized disasters, Read More