10 Projects To Turn Old Furniture Into New
We've all heard the saying, "One man's trash is another man's treasure." But what if you want to turn your trash into your own treasure? We've found some tutorials that will inspire you to turn old items into new conversations pieces for your home.
Small recycled wooden crates can be used to organize makeup or other bathroom items. Paint them in a complimentary color to your bathroom for a chic and inexpensive look.
Have an old wooden door laying around? Cut the center of the door and add shelves to the frame for a new bookshelf. Create a corner bookshelf by cutting a door in half lengthwise, joining the edges and adding shelves.
Tufted ottomans are expensive to purchase. If you have an old table and the willingness to put in a little bit of work, you can create a beautiful ottoman in just a few hours! Check out the tutorial here.
Did you know you can paint upholstery? If you have a fabric chair that is in good condition, but a little ugly in appearance, you can give it a facial by painting it. Learn how to do it with this tutorial.
If you have the mirror from an old dresser set, you can turn that into a trendy head board. Make it in fun bright colors for a kid's room, or something more sophisticated for a guest room. Learn how with this tutorial.
If you have a piece of furniture that has a few blemishes, but you don't want to make it into something different, than just fix the issues. The Family Handy Man has tips on fixes stains, chips and more to keep your beautiful wooden furniture looking new. See the tutorials here.
Stripping and refinishing wood piece is a big job, but it can also have big payoff the you end up with beautiful pieces. If you have the will and the space to take this on, check out this tutorial here.