Interior Decor Styles We Love: Modern

With so many options for interior design, decorating and furnishing your home can be overwhelming. Queen Anne Upholstery & Refinishing is ready to help inspire you to find your perfect decor style.  Whether you’re feeling bohemian, minimalist, or somewhere in between, this series will help you find something you love and learn a little more Read More

How Long Should Furniture Last? How to Tell When It’s Time for an Upgrade

Even though your furniture might not come with a “best by” date, a time comes when you need to say goodbye to that old couch or that rickety dining room chair and consider an upgrade to your everyday home furniture.  Depending on what type of furniture you own, what it’s made of, and how often Read More

2021 Furniture Trends

For a lot of people, 2021 is symbolizing new beginnings, and what better way to celebrate that theme than to get creative with your home’s aesthetic?  Renew and refresh your surroundings by playing around with 2021 furniture trends that are sure to spark new life into your home decor and give a little more excitement Read More

Our Top Leather Furniture Restoration Tips and Tricks

Nothing warms up a space like a quality leather furniture piece. Leather furniture looks great and can last for decades.  Because leather is a natural material, it does require a bit more TLC than other materials. But, leather furniture is easier to clean and more durable than its fabric counterparts.  You can use leather furniture Read More

Every Piece of Furniture Has a Story: The Hiraeth in a Dining Set

By Tandy Hennings In the summer of 2020 my mother passed away of natural causes related to old age (my father had died eight years earlier). As we three adult children faced the imminent sale of our family home of sixty years, we claimed various furnishings for ourselves. Fortunately, there were no disputes as to Read More

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