May 14, 2018

Recycle Furniture and Other Items for a Unique Style!

Recycling old items is a real art form and it enables you to personalize your home and give it a unique style. If you like shopping at antique stores and flea markets, use your creativity to recycle old objects into fun and innovative pieces of furniture. Here are some pictures to inspire you.

A repurposed sewing machine

Sometimes it takes only one or two items to give a room a unique touch. In this example, an old sewing machine was transformed into a desk. The result: a distinct piece of furniture that – coupled with the wood flooring – gives the room a vintage feel.

A repurposed sewing machine

Source: https://www.pinterest.fr/source/decoatouslesetages.fr/

A suitcase that never leaves home

Here’s a suitcase that has finished travelling! Comfy cushions and sturdy feet were added to this old suitcase to create a unique and stylish chair. The finished product can be paired with a small table to create a nice spot to relax or read.

A suitcase that never leaves home

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A bike to hold a potted plant

Bikes can be an elegant and original decorative item when hanging on a living room wall. This particular bike really stands out against the brick wall and adds to the room’s industrial feel. Used to hold a potted plant, it’s a definite conversation starter and a fun idea for impressing visitors to your home.

A bike to hold a potted plant

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A suitcase that’s transformed into a table

Why not recycle your old suitcase and turn it into a side table? This stylish piece has been repainted in black and placed on metallic feet that are also black. The look has been completed with a mirror and a decorative tray.

A suitcase that’s transformed into a table

Source: https://www.pinterest.fr/source/skonahem.com/

A cabinet recycled as a wine cellar

Not sure what to do with that old cabinet you have? No problem, simply recycle it as a wine rack and tasting area! This particular one also serves as a storage space for wine glasses, bottles and other accessories. It’s a creative way to breathe new life into an old piece of furniture.

A cabinet recycled as a wine cellar

Source: https://www.pinterest.fr/source/marieclaireidees.com/

A new function for an old window

Here, a window has been repurposed as a coffee table. Freshly painted in white, it has been transformed into a practical and chic piece of furniture that will add style to any room in your house. A little plus is the fact that the window’s sash was left visible, giving it a unique, rustic look.

A new function for an old window

Source: https://www.pinterest.fr/source/deavita.fr/

A new idea for a fireplace

If you have a fireplace mantle collecting dust in the garage, why not clean it up and create a smart new headboard for your bedroom? Be creative in transforming it into an original piece in a style that you like. In this version, several pillows in a variety of sizes and colours have been added to provide a feeling of comfort and warmth.

A new idea for a fireplace

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See also:

6 Ways to Create an Eco-Friendly Decor

Barn Doors: Eco-Friendly and Elegant

The Environment as Your Main Buying Criteria

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