Old Furniture Upcycle – Find, Recreate, Redecorate!

You just never know what is waiting to be created from just about anything laying around you. All you need is little imagination and creativity! Upcycle old pieces of furnitures, laying in your attic or garage into a new piece to reuse in your home decor. Perfect for those who are looking eco friendly, low budget home decor items.

There seems to be an endless amazing ideas, full of fun and creativity to recreate and reuse all kind of old furnitures in your home decor. We picked up few of them for your inspiration here.

Swing baby swing!

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Your baby is a grown up now and his crib is now just a useless piece of space consuming furniture in the house? This crib turned swing is an outstanding upcycle idea to give a new life to the crib, to relive old memories of your baby and you and to create some new ones too. Worth trying, isn’t it?

Upcycle old card catalog into an amazing console

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This unique upcycled console looks gorgeous. All you need is to find a piece of furniture like this one and add legs to it. Perfect for an entryway as it can be both functional and aesthetic. Small items of daily use such as mails, bills, grocery lists etc. can be stashed in the drawers for an organised entryway.

Go bold with old

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Repurpose that old piece of small table into beautiful, new addition for your home decor. Cut the table into half to make lovely side tables. Stain them in bright color to pop out, creating a bold look to the space.

Budget friendly mantel headboard

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How about upcycling that old mantel piece laying in your attic into an elegant headboard for your bedroom? A low budget, easy diy headboard idea, isn’t it? Paint or stain the mantel headboard in whatever color you want to compliment bedroom decor or use as it is for a shabby chic look.

Repurpose old ladder for shelving

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Don’t know what to do with the purposeless ladder laying in your garage. Bring it inside your home, upcycle into wall shelves in no cost at all. Ladders can be reused as perfect bookshelves and can be used to display decorative items as well. Worth giving a try!

 What are you waiting for? Start looking for old pieces of furnitures laying around you at your home or at junkyard to recreate and repurpose! Do share your creation and ideas with us in the comments below. 🙂 

 

Go Beyond the Basics – Fresh & Stylish Headboard DIYs!

[blockquote author=”” pull=”normal”]Your bedroom should be a place to relax, unwind and get a great night’sleep. Sometimes that calls for a new mattress and sometimes, it just comes down to having a great Headboard.[/blockquote]

Bedrooms without headboard tends to look a little bare, unless you’re taking mattress on the floor or have a bohemian theme decor. Headboards are mostly decorative pieces now, that can transform a boring bedroom into bold and absolute elegance.

Instead of boring expensive traditional headboards, you can go for the quirky, attainable headboard projects that adds style to any bedroom for almost no cost and in just a couple of hours. Thanks to these easy DIYs that helps you turn inexpensive objects, lying around the house into unique pieces that is usually fun and simple.

 

Out-of-the-box sign headboard

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With eye-catching color and theme, this unique old sign headboard can be the focal point of your bedroom. You just need to search for inspirational old signs online. Print and paint them on plywood and you are sorted.

Moonlight headboard

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Looking for a starry diy headboard for your kids room? This cute blue headboard with Christmas lights are just perfect. Your kids would love to gaze at the stars that glows in dark while he fall asleep.The built-in lights in moon acts as a night light too. 😉

Go rustic with wood pallets

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Add a rustic charm to your room with this unique diy headboard. All you need is some bare wood pallets of different tones. Create a pattern and nail them up together. Hang your favourite decorative items and pictures for more warmth and style.

Tape and paint the wall

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This stylish headboard is one of the easiest and quick DIYs. All you need is to create an elegant template on the wall above the bed with painter’s tape. Pick up your favourite color and fill in the template. It has the same effect as accent wall, but draws attention towards the bed.

 Try the string art

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Have an idea of string art? This colourful rope design headboard is perfect for your teens and kids. It’s so easy to make that you can even involve your kids to create this masterpiece, spending some fun time together. 

Frame your favourite fabrics

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Create fun and dramatic effect in your bedroom with colorful framed fabrics. Pick 2 or 3 fabrics of your choice. Frame the fabrics cut outs. Secure the frames above the wall alternatively to create a pattern and you are done. Make sure the fabrics you choose compliment each other.

Woven wood bedhead

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And you don’t have to be a professional woodworker to weave the wood strips! Stain the woven wood strips in bright neon colors to add Scandinavian charm in your bedroom. Accessorise with colorful cushions and sheets for more playful and dynamic look.

Coastal shutter

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Wanna have a beach house look in your bedroom? Shutter headboards are perfect. Bring your old shutter in and paint them with dry brushing technique. Secure the shutter on the wall above your bed and you are good to go.

Ever changing whimsy bedhead

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Looking for a budget friendly headboard hack? A can of chalkboard paint and some dust less chalk is all you need to spend on. With little imagination and inspiration you can treat yourself with beautiful bedrail. The best thing is you can keep on changing them as often as you like, as per your mood or taste.  🙂

Get inspired! Craft funky, stylish headboard of your own to transform your bedroom into your new favourite spot. Don’t forget to share your experiences  and ideas with us! 

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Balcony Decor Styles for your Home

The warm weather when we can spend much time under the sun and air sipping coffee or enjoying meals is finally here. Spice up your small balcony decor to create a cozy and inviting outdoor space of your own as balcony may be the only outdoor space in city apartments where you can enjoy a natural environment, fresh air and sun without even leaving the apartment.

Here are some balcony decor styles to help you transform it into an awesome outdoor space for a warm and cozy relaxing retreat.

Feng Shui Style

 Feng shui designs accents the wood color. Wooden furnitures and flooring adds a cozy atmosphere to the balcony. Place wooden benches for sittings and lots of green plants in wooden flower boxes for refreshment.

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French Style balcony decor 

Wrought iron railings and many plants emphasises the french design. Stick to white paint on the walls and place classic wrought iron furnitures for sitting. Hang flower pots on the railings and lots of climbing plants throughout your balcony to achieve the look.

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Contemporary Style

 Hanging plant planters save space making the decor look contemporary, stylish and more functional. Simple outdoor light and fixtures adds a contemporary flair and a welcoming look. Place bean bags and porch with decorative pillows for sittings. Elements like wind chimes gives a charming, natural and intimate retreat.

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Vintage/Rustic Style

  Vintage or Rustic design allows flower boxes made of metals. Few sheet metal flower pot filled with multiple plants are placed in the balcony for a vintage look.

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Scandinavian Style

 Interesting color combinations from blue, orange, neons and even red emphasize a Scandinavian decor. It allows freedom on changes of colors and plants. Hang colorful flower pots directly to the railings or arrange on a shelf. Colorful folding furnitures and bean bags with multicolored pillows are recommended for sitting.

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Ideas on decorating balcony are endless. Let these proposals inspire you and help finding a suitable design that you can set up at home.