Victorian sofa with a non-traditional look

I have three Victorian sofas.   One is the fabulous purple one that has become the unofficial hallmark of Borrowed.    I have another smaller gold grapeback which is waiting to be upholstered; and I have this one.   I had a heck of a time choosing fabric, wanting something unexpected.    I finally settled on this black on black and decided I may as well go black all the way, painting the wood in a glossy finish.   This wasn’t easy for me to do because at heart I love to preserve historical elements.

I think the finished product will make a very elegant focal point for your event.

How could you not want to incorporate this into your wedding decor?

Ok  – I admit to being a little tiny bit over-attached and maybe just a little bit over- enthusiastic about some of my inventory.  Obviously I love everything,  that is why I chose it for my shop.   But seriously?   This church window is from the Lantz United Church.   Families are paying to have new windows installed and as they take out the old window, the family that sponsored the new window gets to keep the one they take out.   I actually have two of them  – one has just the white glass with snowflake pattern and this one has the colored glass around the edge.   I am hoping to purchase a third.

The sweet ladies that I bought the windows from were so happy that they were still going to have a “sacred” purpose.   I love that too.   I promised them pictures from their first wedding and I’ll soon be able to make good on that promise.