Sometimes when designing or re-doing your home, one can overlook all of the possibilities that home already has. We can get so caught up in having the new and improved that we may overlook the great possibilities that are already there. Re-purposed materials are beautiful solutions to adding personality, history and creativity to your space. By taking things and recycling them into different uses for your home will not only create an Eco-friendly perspective but a custom design for all to enjoy. So let’s take a look at some ways to use those re-purposed materials to upgrade your home décor.
How to Use Repurposed Materials to Improve your Decor
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Perhaps you have those furniture pieces that were handed down to you or maybe you purchased the furniture from a good yard sale. Well whatever the case maybe with the furniture, take what you have and expound on it. There are plenty of DIY projects and tutorials online that can teach you how to revamp your furniture selections that may be outdated or un-usable for what they were originally designed for. Each piece of furniture has its own character that it brings to the space so don’t just get rid of it, instead try designing it another.
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Repurposed materials help to make the décor of the home to match with your own unique personal style. Many of these materials are one-of a kind which will help your décor truly stick out in a pleasing way. Believe or not the ordinary items found in an antique store, thrift shop, yard sale or even within your own home are all game. Look around and get creative. Take something like a suitcase and turn it into a chair or intro shelves for a dresser drawer. Check out different websites to help you to become creative about the different ways to break down and rebuild the accents you have collected.
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Re-create Something from Nothing
From over the years one can collect quite a bit of miscellaneous items that may seem useless. However, that is not entirely true. Say you just moved into a new place that didn’t carry as much shelving that you might have desired or even enough storage space that you preferred. Did you know that from the re-purposed materials you can create your very own unique shelving and storage cabinets from items like a baby bassinet or even from a ladder? The opportunities are endless.
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Every now and again we all want to spruce up our interiors. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to go out and buy the whole store, you can get all that may need with just a few re-purposed materials. Just tap into your creative spot and see what ideas you may come up with. Now I ask you Stagetecture readers, what re-purposed ideas will you use for your décor?
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