Upcycling is so great. You get the modern day look and convenience with the olden day workmanship.
Repurposing old furniture into something that is not only practical but also unique and modern is the ultimate way to recycle. With a little bit of creativity, there are so many clever ways to use broken appliances, old furniture, or even everyday household items.
Take a look at this post of 11 unusual furniture hacks and maybe you will get some inspiration to change things up on one of your pieces of old furniture.
ALS Auction Cabinet
Great design, color, love those doors. I am inspired. The finished designs are so different from the originals that it would be hard to recognize the original piece and what’s more, the finished designs are definite upgrades from the originals. Lots of work and creativity and excellent outcomes. Tutorial here
The clock table is incredible! A dartboard table would have been fun, but the clockface is definitely more chic. And the workmanship in marrying the top with the table is superb. Well done! Tutorial here
DIY Dog Food Station with Storage
Love this! What great storage for food, and gets the bowls off the floor. Might have to make one for my pup! Tutorial here
Dresser Hutch Turned Sofa Table: Shelf
An excellent job and the piece is absolutely beautiful. It looks great in the space! Tutorial here
Dresser to Bench
I admit, this is a remarkable job! And a nice color too! Tutorial here
Dresser turned Bench
Such a gorgeous dresser and it also makes a fabulous bench. This is seriously one of the most clever transformations I’ve seen! Tutorial here
Dresser Turned TV Stand Makeover
Great makeover!!! Can’t wait to try to find something similar to copy this! Tutorial here
Old Door Photo Frame
A great idea for a mud room or entrance from an area like a garage. Tutorial here
Repurposed Cupboard Door Shelf
Wow, I love the color and the use of the black wire baskets! It all came together so nicely! Tutorial here
I can’t believe that’s the same dresser! It’s a perfect way to store the toys and yet look sophisticated enough to keep in the living room area. Tutorial here
Wrapping Paper Organizer
This is brilliant! Now I just need to find a still that nobody wants and some fabric that I like! Tutorial here