DIY repurposed furniture – Scheduled obsolescence? Very little for you. Your furniture, even the oldest, you love them until they want to offer them several lives…. like cats! Chair, dining table, armchair, kitchen furniture … How to recycle his old furniture? Make them look beautiful again? See instead. Recycled furniture and design … possible? Unless you have the training, succeed in imagining an old repainted furniture is not always easy. We must ignore all his received ideas, especially the little voice that says that this piece of furniture will always look like that of Grandma Suzette, whatever you do.
Each piece of furniture, with a little bit of hint and dynamic colors, can have a second life. Especially if it is diverted from its first use! Nothing better than an office transformed into bathroom furniture , drawers reused shelves or a recycled chair in flowerpot, perfect to decorate its terrace ! We let you discover the rest of our original ideas for recycling a piece of furniture … within this slideshow!
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Tips for recycling antique furniture!
There are some tips for recycling a piece of furniture, all simple and therefore unavoidable! Always sand the furniture to restore. A piece of furniture, whether you leave it in its raw state or paint it, must be sanded. The goal? Remove the yellowed varnish by the time, the potential stains as well as all the asperities … To all those who want to save time: think of the mechanical sander! Rent for an aprem or a weekend if you do not want to invest, it saves a lot of time and offers a particularly neat result.
Play with the effects of colors and material
The key to a recycled piece of furniture is a change of colors! Lacquered paint, matte, and patina for a rustic effect … It’s up to you to choose your painting according to the desired style. Decoration hygge , mexican or tropicool, it’s you who see! Think about other options – more original – available to you. The adhesive is the ally of the presses in search of a fast and striking result. On the other hand, be careful, it is less durable than painting. Last method, and not least, the tapestry. Sublime to repaint the interior of a cabinet or a collapsed chair. Do not hesitate to dare very colorful and modern fabrics, to shift a piece of furniture a little too classic.
It’s all in the details
No need to make tons to give modernity to a piece of furniture. Sometimes, a detail is enough to make all the difference! Change the handles, paint only the borders, change the “feet” or redecorate the adhesive inside a piece of furniture for example…