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How to apply decorative upholstery tacks perfectly straight and even - just use an old piece of cardboard, a utility knife and a ruler. Brilliant!

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Did you ever wonder how an upholsterer gets those decorative studs to line up just so? Probably not, unless you've tried to do it yourself. They aren't like regular nail heads; they are rounded. Th...

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Whether the piece of furniture is store-bought or upholstered by you, add personality by trimming the edges with tacks.

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Tack strips are the secret to clean, crisp lines in upholstery projects. This is a handy guide on how to use them.

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Tack strips are the secret to clean, crisp lines in upholstery projects. This is a handy guide on how to use them.

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Upholstering tips - how to make your own cardboard tack strips - this was a sort of "Why did I never think of that" kind of thing for me :)

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