Clever Ways to Reuse Old Furniture

Posted By on Mar 11, 2015


Generally speaking, most people are committed to reusing their old furniture and create a new design that all the family can enjoy. However, when it comes to incorporating antique furniture in a modern home, the process can be quite difficult. Therefore, we’ve gathered some tips and ideas on how you can reuse and recycle your old furniture with no effort needed.

How to reuse old drawers

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Wooden drawers can be used as display or as storage boxes. When it comes to the size and design, feel free to use anything that goes well with the rest of the interior decor and choose something that will suit your needs. If you want to get a rustic effect you can use different types and sizes of drawers in the same room. A great idea is to use your drawer as a frame for your photos or as a mirror.

Recycle wooden chairs

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There are many practical and beautiful items that can be created from old wooden chairs and the great thing is that you don’t have to invest a lot of money in this project. You just need a bit of patience and help if you are not good with paint or tools. The seat of a chair can be used as a frame or a tray, while the other broken parts can be recycled for home decorations or crafts. Also, a great tip is to create beautiful hanging seats and place them in your garden. Your children will definitely love them! However, make sure that the hanging chairs are safe to use.

Transform a dresser into a bathroom cabinet

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Another nice idea is to have a cheap and out of the ordinary bathroom cabinet. If you want to recycle an old dresser, you can easily turn it into a bathroom cabinet. If you want to give life to your old cabinet, consider painting it in a neutral shade or a bright color, depending on your preferences. Then, ask the help of a professional to help you install the new cabinet in your bathroom.

Recycle doors into practical objects

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Do you plan to replace your old doors with some new ones? Or is there always an old door lying around in your basement or in your attic and you do not know what to do with it? A great tip to recycle old doors and give them a new life is by transforming them into beautiful headboards for your bed. Also, you can transform an old door into a big frame for your family photos or a mirror, perfect for your bedroom.