Hi, thank you for your recommendations! I used Bluette Maloney's aged leather technique on your chair and ottoman. This is fun to do and it's not particularly hard, don't get hung up on the last part with the darker paint, just do it. I am going to show how to make some books using the "leather" later on, too. Found the ottoman in my good old Ethan Allen catalog that I will post soon.
I have printed off some furniture ideas from the net and I am going to try those out first and put something new on the CDHM site. I will let you all make some "leather". Talk to you later, Kris