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Appel n Ui Revamps



Below you will find photos of items that have had Appel n Ui TLC
Please Note- Unless these are also on our "Furniture" page,
 these pieces have been sold.

With these examples of work we have completed in the past,
we hope to inspire you and to give you a glimpse 
of what we are able to do for you.
















 Couch Above, Upholstered for a client
Below is the end-result








Before and After of the same couch
Upholstered in a Bartlett & Dunster Fabric
New legs added













 Dining Chair Revamp




















Kiaat Display Unit Revamp










Making Slipcover for the couch above


Going to Revamp the Art Deco Three-Piece suite soon










Mid-Century Couch Above- Before
Below- After


Sleeper Couch
Before and After




Oak Table sanded
Trying to find before photos :-)






















































































































 Kiaat Chest of Drawers- revamped












 Morris Chairs upon arrival
Below after Some Appel n Ui TLC































 Ottoman built for a client














































































Same chairs before and after






















































































 Pedestals and dressing table
Before and After





 Slider door Organiser
Before Revamp
After photos to follow


 Fire Place Surround
Stripped down for a client












Sleeper Couch-Before and After



See you soon!




 Desk Revamp complete




 Chair Revamped for a client
Used a Hertex Cactus- White



Imbuia Dining Table Conversion



Same Chair-before and after









Imbuia Couch before and after





Occassional Table Revamp





Pine Table Revamp







Arm Chair Revamp





















Table Revamped for a client









Mid-Century Rocking Chair
Before and After


 Wish we had the before photos,
but we don't....

50'ies Couch Make-Over






 Fire Place Surround
Before and during Revamp


Teak Wardrobe
Before and After



Teak Dressing Table
Before and After





Mid-Century Couch
Re-upholstered




Dining Chairs given a new lease on life




Chair- Re-upholstered for a client








 Art Deco Suite Revamp





 Chairs- Re-upholstered






















 Riempie Couch
Undergoing Appel n Ui Magic
 Desk- given a make-over



 Wingback Rocker- revamped
Upholstered in a Hertex Flynn


 In a Bartlett & Dunster Fabric





 Desk Revamped for Doctor's Rooms



Retro Desk- Before and After



























Chair- upholstered in Hertex Drama
Scatters made for client







 Teak Bookcase- before and after



  Sleeper Couch Revamp in Progress







Hard to believe it is the same couch above and below



Hertex Wall Paper adorning a client's bathroom
Arborium- Winter


Dining chairs painted for a client




Same chair- before and after






Reception Chairs before and after

Ottoman Before and After


Wingback Chair
Before and After





Chairs Above- Before
After- Below







Server Before- Above
After- Below




Bathroom Basin Unit- stripped and sealed








 The Same Coffee Table before and After our TLC







A client's server unit has been given a new lease on life

Dressing table transformed to a statement desk








Mid-Century Originals revamped for a client



 Silver Leaf Applied to an old Mirror



Mid-Century Three Seater
Revamp







Before and After of the same 6 dining chairs



Mid-Century Pedestal Revamp










Blackwood Wardrobe
Before and After- below






Solid Beach Table





















Chair- sanded, sealed and re-upholstered



Same Office Chair
Above and Below- sanded, sealed and upholstered in a U & G fabric


















Oregon Desk- Sanded and Sealed below 




 Mid-Century Chairs
Before and After


 Hubby Chair- Before and After 




 Art Deco Wardrobe
Before and After



 Imbuia Chest- Before and After

Imbuia Chest of Drawers
Before and After



Same Mid-Century Unit
Before (Above) and After- in Green Below




 Rocker- before and after

Stack Stools- before and after
 Stack Stools
Sanded and Sealed, re-upholstered



 Art Deco Chairs
Before and After





Scandi Chairs
Before and After





Retro Couch- Fully Revamped








 Mid-Century chairs
Revamped for a client.
Sanded, sealed and upholstered in Hertex Fabrics



 Make Over of this headboard 
Soon!


Our little Table 
making a statement in a client's space

 Hand Carved Mahogany Three seater


 Wardrobe- before painting


Interior before sanding and painting

Same wardrobe after sanding interior





 And the end result below and above



Wardrobe as was - above
In progress



And the final product 

Three door -revamp below




 Mid-Century Dining Table

 Desk above is in Progress

 Chairs above are in Progress
 Before and After- same Chairs


 Posting photos of the after soon

Swivel Bevel Mirror Dressing table
Before and After


 The Couch above
Turned into a Chesterfield Couch- below






Hand Carved Chairs
 Before and After


 Headboard- Revamped



 Above and Below- Undergoing Revamps at present

Stinkwood Chairs
Undergoing Revamp
 Imbuia Server
Above Before and Below- After


Imbuia Dressing Table
Above- Before
Below- After



Wardrobe- Before and After (Below)




Dining Chairs
Before and After 


Mid-Century Suite 
Under-going revamp
Old Varnish sanded off and sealed with a flat mat sealer






Art Deco Dressing Table
Before and After




 Chair upholstered in Hertex Fabric



Client's chair Before and After







Mid-Century Sleeper Couch 
Revamped 



Cupboard Unit 
Re-worked for a client
To be used as a TV unit





Pair of Chairs belonging to a Client
Will soon look completely different















Art Deco Wardrobe - Before and After






Same Unit - Before and After 



The same hand carved Mirror -before and after




































Frystarke Desk/ Dressing table
Before and After 





 Queen Anne Leg Recliner
Before and After





Imbuia Chair


 Little Storage unit

Imbuia Arm Chairs





MId-Century Chairs 
Above- Before
Below- After







Oak Chair- revamped





Dressing Table Revamped



Mid-Century Chest of Drawers
Before and After












































Mid-Century Lounge Suite
Revamped 









Three Door Imbuia Wardrobe
Revamped
Two door still available



Headboard before and after











Imbuia Couch before and after our revamp 




Imbuia Chairs above- after our revamp
Below-before


















Mid-Century Chairs
Before and After











 Carved Mahogany Chair
Before and After revamp


Retro Couch Revamped





 Imbuia Kist Revamp


 Lounge Suite Revamp Completed for a client












Bookshelf Revamped for client 

 Headboard made for client


Desk Revamped for client
Before and After- below











Book Case before and after

Ornate Carved Chair
Undergoing revamp
Before and Below- in progress



Retro Chairs- before above
Below- after
Incredible what difference a fabric makes




Client's chair- before and after

Little stool re-upholstered

Pedestal revamp for a client
Before and after



Starck Bros Rocker
Before and After



Old Oak Desk
Before and After- below



Imbuia Dressing table
Before and After


Ash Wood Desks
Before and After

Two Imbuia Arm Chairs
Before and After


American Oak 8 Seater
Before and After









































 Imbuia Wardrobe- Given a Make-over

Mid-Century Dressing Table
In process of being revamped 
 Mid-Century Chairs
Before and After


Upholstered Chair 


Server turned into Compactum


Chair- to be converted to more or less the below



Mid-Century Dining Table
Before and After 


 Lovely Table Above.
After some Appel n Ui TLC- Below!







Mid-Century Desk- Revamped



Starck Bros Eight Seater
Revamped for a Client





Wood Organiser- before and afters


Chaise- Before and After


 Old Toilet Seat- before
Being turned into dressing table stool (photo to follow)
Imbuia Display Unit- Before and After




A Starck Bros Classic Rocking Chair
Imbuia Wood
Upholstered in  versatile Linen-look Hertex Flynn Fabric
The "ENVOY"




Rocker and Morris Chair
Revamped for Clients



One of our Kitchen Cabinets
Given a Make-Over
On the instructions of the New Owner








Imbuia Couch- Revamped






Little Two Seater given a make-over 


Headboard- above and after



Art Deco Wardrobe Revamped





Ash Wood Oval Table Revamped




An old Tired Chaise- above
Below- a Master Piece after some Appel n Ui Magic






Same chairs above and below



Mirror Silver Leafed for a client

Same chair above and below


Two Armchairs- before and after- below




Same couch- Above-Before
Below- After



Revamped Retro Office Chair

Deco Bookshelf Unit- Sanded and Sealed
Wall paper backing added




Bench Revamped







Imbuia Wardrobe
Above- Before
Below- After



Shabby Chic Occasional tables
returned to their previous state 






Teak Pedestals
Before and after the varnish and stain was removed







Oak Bookshelf
Before and After the old varnish and stain was removed and backing added




Teak Chair- Sanded, sealed and upholstered below





Above- Before and Below- After






Dolls house- Before and After



Teak desk- before and after





Small Teak desk- before and after


Retro Couch- revamped below




Old original carved chairs- Before and 
after a full revamp.























Chaise- before and after


Slip Cover couch- Before and After













Headboard and Pedestals
Before and after




Retro recliner- Before and After





In Process of Revamping this large Mirror for clients 









Pedestals before and after



















Headboard Before and After











Art Deco Couch before and after


Revamped Art Deco Couch 


The incredible difference between Stained and Natural Teak




Table above during the revamp process and below- after















Teak Unit Revamped for a Client
In progress and the end result below








14 Seater Dining Table
Totally overhauled for a client
Above- Before
Below- the end result




A Client's Kiddies Chairs
given a new look




Server Unit
Almost as we found it above 
Below- after some A & U Magic





Dollhouse converted to Spiderman and Ninja Turtle Den




Retro Dressing Table - Above
Turned into a TV unit- Below



Old Teak Chest of drawers given a new lease on life 
and a bit of a lift....









Chairs Revamped for a Client





Old Oak Unit taken Revamped for a client
Above- Before
Below- After




Chaise Revamped for a client











Doll House in process of being revamped





A Happy Little client below :-)




Retro Coffee Table- revamped 




Original 60ies Cot- Revamp almost completed




Heirloom Trunks
Revamped for a client












Art deco Lounge Suite Revamped






Two Imbuia Pedestals- Revamped

Starck Bros Wardrobe- Before and After



Imbuia Bedside Pedestal Revamped




Imbuia Dressing table
Redone in French White
Below







Desk Revamp





Desk Revamped






Table before and after- below








Same chairs
Above and Below




Removing all the old Varnish and Stain 
from an Oak Cupboard







Barstools- Before and After




Trolley- Before and After




Ball and Claw Leg Chair- Re-upholstered



Phillip Terraghni Chair
Re-upholstered for a client






Wingback Couch and Chair- Re-upholstered for a Client









Late 50ies Chair
Re-upholstered for a client

























Armchairs- revamped
Before and After- Below



Revamped Retro Coffee Table










Revamped Dining Chairs
After- above
Below- Before






Imbuia Dressing table revamped for a client
Before and After





Welsh Dresser above, turned into a server
below




Two Little Retro Desks
Revamped for 2 client




Ornate Headboards
Revamped for a Client




Retro Dressing table give a make-over




Client's Oak Cabinet Given a Make-Over



Imbuia Chairs- Before and After

Imbuia Dining chairs- Before- Above
Below- After







Couches upholstered for a client
Before- Above
After- Below







Ottoman, before and after




Retro Server unit
Before and After




Sixties Dressing Table Revamped






Headboard Before- Above
After- Below


Wingback Before- Above
Below- After


Imbuia Dining Table Getting a Make-Over










A three seater couch- above- before
Below- revamped for a client





Imbuia couch as we found it- above and 
After- below







Little Desk After- above
Below- before




Headboard and Bedside Pedestals revamped for a client




Before- Above
Below- After




Before- Above
Below- After



Before- Above
Below- After



Before- Above
Below- After






Imbuia Server Before- above
After-below





Imbuia Dining table- above- Before


During Ravamp and
After- below





Chest of Drawers- Before- Above
Below- After






Imbuia Lead Glass Display Unit
Above- before
Below- After






Drressing table and stool above- before
Below- after







Little Imbuia Display Unit
Before- above
Below- after




Pedestals above- before
Below- after









Teak Dining Table- Before and After (below)


Metal Unit sprayed High Gloss Grey


Retro Chairs above and Below-
Upholstered



Rocker Before and Below- Upholstered





Imbuia Table Before and After (Below)



Imbuia Chest of Drawers



Bedside Pedestals- Before and After Below





Deco Dressing Table- Before and After- Below



Retro Chair- Before (Above)
After- Below




Barley Twist lamp- Before- after soon to follow




 Corner table in progress
And Completed below

























This is Inbuia in It Natural Form
No Varnish.




The Same Unit-
After and Before
Above and Below










Imbuia Dressing Table








Same Unit
Before - Above
After- Below



Same Unit Before- Above
After- Below















Above- Imbuia Ball and Claw Display Unit BEFORE
and Below- AFTER- sprayed in high gloss black 




We have no before Photos to show you- silly us!
This headboard came straight out of the 80ies- picture PEACH everything.
We re-upholstered and painted the gorgeous ornate detail.
This is the result.

See above

This gorgeous desk had just too many different colour wood finishes.
Below is the same desk after a bit of Appel n Ui Magic...






Lovely Imbuia Bedside Pedestals after a make over
Above and Below
Chairs as we found them
and Below- after our Appel n Ui MAGIC
Only 3 more chairs left- all different, but gorgeous







Above and Below- a Table Revamped
To enhance the gorgeous Natural Wood and Leg Detail
Hard to believe it is the same table.






How we found our Large Server- Below
Above and Below
The same Server Unit- still in Process
We will soon stock a variety of Embellishments to add even more
Gorgeous Detail to any Piece

And the END Result is....a high Gloss Black Server
Retro Coffee table- before some desperately needed
TLC


And almost done- Legs Sanded and sealed and top painted High Gloss white
Hand painted, not sprayed.


Two of these lovely Solid Burmese Teak Chests of Drawers
We are having new drawers made and will soon
showcase these lovely units



Retro Drinks Unit/ Server
Above- before Appel n Ui Magic and 
Below- in progress


And the End Result

A similar Unit- different finish

These were very ordinary orange stained Pine Chests of Drawers
With the round knob handles
Above- in make over process
Below- after
Incredible what a little imagination, some paint
AND new handles can do....


Two Pedestals given a make over and new handles


Revamp of this Large Imbuia Wardrobe in Progress
Watch this space of the End Result

Above our Seventies Iron and Wood Desk- almost complete
Handles to be added

Below- as we found it...




Wardrobe soon to receive make- over

Desk- restored and wheels added 

The Metal Chest of Drawers above and below will soon look very different
Watch this space....


Large Imbuia Coffee Table
All varnish removed and top sealed to show off it's true glorious nature
Legs and surround hand painted
Below- before its make over



See above







We wish we had a photo of this lovely little pedestal as we found it
It was too ugly to even photograph,
BUT our client trusted our advice and this is the end result.
Above before mirror detail and below- with mirror added.
We love it!














Once we had done a bit of work
Added gorgeous new flower detail
Before we could complete it- sold it
To be sprayed High gloss Black- all details to be removed- again...










Imbuia Server Unit- sprayed High Gloss White
For a client































































































 Solid Oak Desk
Sanded, painted and sealed
See above
Jonkmanskas- revamped
Bevel Mirrors added
Upholstery done for a client
Chairs were not ours....
we wish!!


Solid Imbuia Chairs
Painted crisp white

Stinkwood Chairs
Sanded, sealed, upholstered

See above

Imbuia and cane chair
Painted white
Upholstered with Nguni


A Bedside pedestal and Chest of 3 drawers
Restored and Painted for a Client




























































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