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Old 01-08-2022, 07:27 PM   #1
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Breathing life back in

Any recommendations on the best way to bring life back to the interior wood surfaces? It's a 2008 Safari - and everything is "mint" condition - but dated. Looking for best ideas (we're having the cushions recovered) for ways to bring this decor into the 2022's. Thanks!
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Old 01-08-2022, 07:43 PM   #2
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Not sure what you mean by bringing back life to the wood surfaces. Aside from a good cleaning if they are in good condition I'd leave them be and focus on the soft surfaces. You mention you're getting new upholstery on the cushions - what about some new drapes as well. That's a great way to add a splash of life into the interior, and there are some really great fabrics out there.

Post a photo of the fabric you're putting on the cushions and perhaps we can make suggestions for the curtains.
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Old 01-09-2022, 10:02 AM   #3
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Aside from a good cleaning, I think painting is your best option. I’ve seen some great work folks have done, but it is an involved job…prep work, small space, etc.

I think the idea to look for new curtain material is great. Probably one of the less expensive modifications that have a real nice impact.

You could also consider solid surface countertops. I swapped out the laminate surfaces with Corian (our kitchen counter had Corian from the factory) and it made a big difference. I did it myself. It wasn’t as difficult as expected and gave me an excuse to learn how to use a router.
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