Those old pieces of furniture that just don’t go with the decor of the house or simply look oh so worn out and dull don’t really need to go into the junkyard. In fact, breathing new life into them comes as easy as a piece of cake with just a few tweaks. Here are some incredible DIY furniture hacks that will yield new pieces of decor and functionality, worthy enough of taking one’s breath away.
12. DIY coat rack Repurposed Bunk Bed
Make the walls of your entryway a lot more functional with gorgeous coat racks crafted out of bunk beds. The pieces are primed with chalk paint and HomeRight Finish Max, further going for a distressed look and a wax top coat. Installing a few hooks to the bottom of the wall-mounted piece is all it takes to hold backpacks, coats or scarves in style.
DIY Details : myrepurposedlife
13. Clock Table from a Flea Market Find
Out of the box is what we call this clock table flaunting an ethereal vintage appeal to itself, that too using a few super inexpensive flea market finds. A table round from Home Depot forms the top of this beauty, tracing and painting a clock picture to the same to get the classic design. Wooden hoops for the edges turn out the table very well.
DIY Details : scavengerchic
14. Furniture Makeover : From Country to Chic Console
Speaking of the design, nothing on this country tired drawer table has been altered in the amazing inspiration by The Shabby Creek Cottage. It’s simply upgraded to a chic version of itself with some bright glossy white paint and a new set of drawer knobs replacing the old handles.
DIY Details : theshabbycreekcottage
15. Mid-Century Entryway Table Makeover
Pieces of furniture that serve the purpose just right but come with textures or finishes that simply don’t go with their design call for nothing more than a new splash of paint. And that’s rightly showcased by this mid-century entryway table that turns from drab to fab when it’s distressed gray paint is replaced with a blend of mauve and emerald green.
DIY Details : papernstitchblog
16. Wood and Metal IKEA Hack Industrial Shelf
What a beautiful combination of rustic and modern is this IKEA shelf makeover bringing the goodness of wood and metal together. A basic $15 shelving unit gets wooden panels added to each of the shelves, lastly, attaching everything in place with some screws and camouflaging them with some coats of spray paint.
DIY Details : remodelaholic
17. Ikea No-Sew Window Bench Tutorial
Who would say that this minimalist yet gorgeous window-bench was once the iconic bookshelves from Ikea. One of the coolest and easiest DIY furniture hacks, this one calls for turning the shelf over and working up a comfy seat cushion with patterned fabric for the upholstery. Make it mobile with a set of wheels.
DIY Details : mommyvignettes.blogspot
18. Textured Panel Dresser Makeover
Introduce a statement-making touch to a boring old Ikea dresser that doesn’t quite appeal you anymore with its dull texture. The panel dresser makeover shared by Centsational Girl calls for some repainting, adding blue burlap inset panels to the front of the dresser for a fabric-like texture, while satin nickel ring pulls complete the look.
DIY Details : centsationalgirl
19. Cabinet Transformed Into A Kitchen Island
A garage sale cabinet costing no more than 5 dollars turns into a wonderful and functional kitchen island having its shelves removed and working up new paneling. Next you add fine trims, doors, hinges, castors, advancing towards sanding and painting the piece with a glossy white. The beautiful top and the towel rod are superchic.
DIY Details : sawdust2stitches
20. Bed Turned Into Bench
Chopping and assembling different sections of an old bed with a little innovation, this bench has got bed rails going for its sides, while the footboard forms the front. Some scrap wood is used to work up the seat of the bed and a mixture of Florence and Blue Annie Sloan chalk paint in a distressed finish is coated with minwax stain.
DIY Details : jillsabode
21. Junkers Unite with a Stepladder Side Table
If you adore all things earthy and rustic when it comes to adding decorative touches to your space, you are going to fall head over heels in love with this step ladder that’s now a side table. What goes to bring out the finally assembly of the functional piece is wooden boards for shelves, wall supports, and something to connect it to the wall.
DIY Details : funkyjunkinteriors
22. Drawer Shelf
Display decorative elements or hold a bunch of necessities in a glorious shelf made out of an old, worn out drawer. The printed vintage-themed paper going for the insides of the shelf adds visual interest, while pastel blue gets the much-needed charm to the finished piece of storage.
DIY Details : confessionsofaserialdiyer
Build a purposeful storage with some cheap thrift store finds, turn an eyesore of a furniture piece into a brand new magnificence, or simply bring out some decorative touches into an outdated one. After all, each of the above DIY furniture hacks keep it all an easy and budget-friendly affair!
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