39 Upcycling Decorations With Used Items

Editor   January 23, 2016   Comments Off on 39 Upcycling Decorations With Used Items

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The decorations from recycled materials: Pros and cons

Would you give an environmentally friendly and unique aspect of the décor of your room? You want to commit well at the same time no compromises with the beautiful appearance? Then probably show the same attitude as the authors of the following examples of decorations from recycled materials.

Advantages and disadvantages


Before you begin to deal with the concrete decor made from recycled materials , here are some general information. You should know what is the advantages and disadvantages of the DIY environment setup. So you are able to realistically assess, whether for a specific case or point in time, these ideas are in fact the most appropriate for you.

Elegant decorating with second-hand wood boxes

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Are the DIY decorating less expensive?

Many people think the DIY decorations are generally cheaper. You can long debate beyond that point. This is probably true if you have the necessary materials at home anyway. We take furniture out of car tires as an example. You may have a few already at home. But if you want to establish a whole garden with DIY furniture and decor from tires, then you need a larger number of such.

You will also need materials for upholstery, tools, and quite a bit of time and patience. Instead of this whole effort, you can work a few hours more and buy new furniture. The balance sheet is often positively in favour of complete purchased furniture at all the attractive offers in the shops.

Halloween decorations with used items

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So the main advantage consists in our opinion DIY furniture and its not included in the price.

Originality and skill, proving your own creativity

The real advantage of DIY decorating and furniture is their originality. And of course in their environmental friendliness. DIY furniture offer home owners the opportunity to show their own style and creative skills. Yes, you can use, even the old stuff like boxes and tires for a new purpose. For a unified look, you need but quite a bit.

The DIY decorating you have much freedom to personalize the decoration. Paints, lacquers, arrangement and even by the way the application works.

Redecorate your old pieces of furniture!

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Suitable for specific styles

Depending on the DIY decorating can prove which style you prefer at home, one of the most appropriate variants. You write such as ideal in a rustic and Shabby Chic ambience. DIY are further projects in many industrial premises just right on the square.

Typical materials for DIY decorating

DIY decorating can be created from most any objects. However, there are some that are very typical and easy to realize. You should start as a beginner in this field better. Often creating shelves out of boxes. You could easily acquire them.

Car tires are a true classic here

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Still, the use of pallets and old heads is very common. From these beds can be and make other pieces of furniture. You can be brought but also for decorative wall decoration used.

Old tires are also a good base for DIY decorations and furniture.

Also DIY decorating done purchased furniture are very popular. This is a great way to save money. They buy them basic furniture at good price and spice, so that they match your own style.

Make comfortable seats from car tires in fresh colours

decorating DIY old items tires orange color Chair chairs

Beautiful side tables can be make from tires

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Bring nature home with clever DIY decorating

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Little effort – big effect

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Tinker delightful cocktail glasses in the vintage style

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Oriental flair on the terrace made easy

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Cool and meaningful out of wooden boxes and Euro-pallets

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Plywood and old tubes become sympathetic Wall shelves and flower stands

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Imaginative DIY idea with wooden pallet and cupcake moulds out of paper

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Build coffee tables made of Euro pallets themselves

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Wooden pallets are perfect for the Office, as well as a lovely garden swing

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The old window frame Gets a second chance as a wall mirror

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Sustainable DIY ideas with glass bottles and wooden boxes

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Old light bulbs are not disused still long

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Wooden cable drums are simply created for chic dining and occasional tables

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Wooden crates as a universal building material for your DIY furniture

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Very little hand skill and a fresh colour – the flower beds are ready

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Wooden boxes are recommended also for storage of toys very

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And why not also for your bathroom and bookshelves?

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Puristic elegance used wood

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Simply awesome – the old wooden ladder is an original wardrobe

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Decorated with a simple string of lights brings the festivity restrained conductor in the room

DIY old wooden ladder chain of lights fur Scandinavian set

Simple DIY ideas for your kitchen

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Adorable furniture from wooden pallets in fresh colours

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The old wooden barrel is awakened to new life

decorating DIY old Flowerpot cot flower barrel

Eco-friendly tinkering with style

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Festival of colors in pastel

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A flexible DIY idea for the Hall

DIY old items bench roles wooden planks wood panels

Plywood has a great DIY potential

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Euro pallets as

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Colorful yarn, jute and old glass bottles is equal to gorgeous DIY vases

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English comfort for a special kind of DIY

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