30 Cool DIY Furniture Hacks That Are So Creative

Reusing and recycling old household items hold many benefits.

This not only saves money, but allows you to have some fun times, either alone or with family. 

Making use of old things to make creative, new things brings out the artist in you. Once you start getting hold of tips and tricks, you will start enjoying it.

Fantastic Furniture Hacks, Makeover and Repurposed Items #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

Many people have turned recycling into money-making projects.

Recently, more and more people have been seen turning towards this activity and you will be amazed by what things they have come up with.

These DIY furniture hacks will have you awe-struck. Look at some of these hacks to get the motivation you need.

1. Make a French Style Bench from Old Chairs

DIY French Style Bench #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

If your old chairs have become wobbly and are falling apart, you can reuse them to make a French style bench.

Just by following simple steps, you can make a beautiful bench that can be placed at the foot of your bed, or in your garden.

Who said you have to spend a hefty amount of money for a French style bench?

via: anoregoncottage.com

2. Upcycle an Old Door into a Rustic Picture Frame

DIY Photo Frame from Old Door #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

An old door with glass panes will make an eye-catching wall decoration.

Just get some family pictures developed and tape them at the backside of the door.

Decorate the wooden door frame with printed fabric or spray paint and hang it on the wall of your living room.

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3. Transform Your Baby Crib into a Toddler Bed 

DIY Toddler Bed from Crib #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

You can reuse the old crib of your baby to transform it into a toddler bed.

It will look adorable and cute and you won’t even have to spend any money.

Preparing a bed for your toddler by yourself will also showcase how much you love your baby.

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4. Turn Old Dresser into Stylish Bench

DIY Dresser Turned Bench #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

If your old dresser has become too old – drawers not smooth anymore, color not as bright, and the legs not too strong, you probably would want to get a new one.

A great idea though is that you can recycle your old dresser into a bench that can be placed by the window or anywhere you want.

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5. Create a Lego Table with an Old Table

How To DIY Lego Table from old regular table #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

You can make a Lego table from an old table.

Your child can play on this table and then keep the blocks in the basket after playing, so it’s also a great toy storage idea.

This way, the blocks will stay in one place, your house will look organized and tidy, and your child will learn how to keep his things organized.

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6. Transform Your Old Cabinet into a Modern Design

DIY Remodeled Cabinet #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

You can renew your old cabinet into a stylish and modern design.

The best thing is, once you have completed the remodeling, nobody can tell it was an old cabinet. Not even you yourself!

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7. Repurpose Drawers Into Stylish Ottomans

DIY Drawer Ottoman Tutorial #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

Old drawers can be made into classy ottomans.

They will offer a comfortable seat to sit on which will also be great for décor and will serve its purpose of storage. 

Who thought drawers could be reused in such creative way?

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8. Reuse an Old Dresser to Create a Bathroom Vanity

DIY Dresser Turned Into Bathroom Vanity #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

You can easily recycle and reuse an old dresser (either from your home or from a garage sale) and make it into a bathroom vanity.

The new bathroom vanity will look modern and fresh. Nobody has to know how you managed to pull it off with almost no expense!

Reusing and recycling old things not just saves money but also gives a sense of achievement.

If things are used in the right way, you will be amazed at how great DIY furniture hacks can turn out to be.

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9. Turn an Old Center Table into an Upholstered Coffee Table

DIY Upholstered Coffee Table #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

You can bring your old center table into good use by transforming it into an upholstered coffee table that will look more stylish and comfortable in your living room. You can also add a glass table top to it to keep the surface clean.

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10. Upcycle Your Door into a Rustic Headboard

How To Turn an Old Door to Bedroom Headboard #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

You can use your old door to make a creative and stunning headboard and make your bed look gorgeous and brand new.

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11. Transform an Old Dresser into Useful Storage

DIY Old Dresser Into Storage #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

If your dresser has started looking old and out-of-place, you can convert it into functional storage that can keep your things organized and neatly arranged.

12. Make a Wooden Stand for Your Ice Box

DIY Ice Chest Makeover Step By Step Instructions #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

You don’t have to keep an ice chest that looks boring.  With the help of this DIY ice chest guide, you can completely change the look of your ice chest.

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13. Upgrade Your Bedroom with Dual-Sided Tables

DIY Nightstands Makeover #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

If you have a small table that you never use, use it now. Divide them into two and arrange them on each side of the bed. Sounds cool, right?

14. Transform Your Ottoman into a Convenient Storage 

DIY Storage Ottoman #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

With the help of this DIY project, you can bring your ottoman into better use with both seating and storage purposes.

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15. Upcycle a Suitcase into a Modish Coffee Stable

DIY Coffee Table From Old Suitcase #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

If you have a suitcase that is lying idle, reuse it and make a stunning coffee table. Its simple, easy, and costs you nothing.

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16. Turn an Old Dresser into a Kids’ Bookshelf

DIY Old Dresser With Bookshelf #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

If you are tired of your old dresser, recycle it to make a gorgeous bookshelf that your kid will totally love.

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17. Transform a Cabinet into a Play Kitchen

DIY Kids Kitchen from old cabinet #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

If there is an old cabinet at your home that you wish to use for something, this DIY project is for you.

Convert an old cabinet into a play kitchen for your children.

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18. Revive an Old Dresser with a Contemporary Design

DIY Dresser Makeover #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

If the drawers of your old dressers broke or are missing for any reason, you can reuse it.

Turning your dresser into pottery barn style storage is a super cool way to do it.

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19. Reuse Cupboard Doors for Shelves

DIY Cupboard Door Shelf  #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

Reusing your cupboard doors to make purposeful shelves is a great way of bringing your old things to use.

20. Upcycle a Headboard into a Rustic Coat Rack

Bunk Bed To Coat Rack DIY Project #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

You can reuse almost anything. Look at this DIY hat rack that has been made from headboards of the bunk bed. How amazing is that?

via: myrepurposedlife.com

21. Repurpose an Old Kitchen Table Into a Desk for Kids

Build Kids Desk Out Of Old Cabinets #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

Converting an old kitchen table into a desk for your child is a fun way to put your old kitchen cabinet into good use.

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22. Repurpose Your Old Windows into a Coffee Table

How to make coffee table from old window #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

Old windows are something you will never use. Convert your old window into a stylish center table for your living room.

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23. Refresh Your Filing Cabinet with a Stylish Upgrade

How To DIY chalk paint file cabinet #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

Filing cabinets are usually dull and boring. Here is a cool way to completely change the look of your old filing cabinet.

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24. Upcycle Old Drawers into Stunning Side Tables

DIY Side Tables From Old Drawers #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

You can bring the level of your creativity up by using old drawers to make these cool side tables.

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25. Upcycle an Old Entertainment Center for a Kid’s Closet

DIY Furniture Hack Project #diy #furniture #makeover #repurpose #decorhomeideas

With the growing popularity of LED TVs, entertainment centers have become outdated. You can recycle your old entertainment center to make a cute closet for your little one.

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26. Make a Contemporary TV Stand with Crates

Entertainment Center Built From Crates #diy #crates #furniture #decorhomeideas
Lisa Ward-Elzey

Lisa used wood glue and small screws to attach crates, she painted crates with white chalk paint.

Then she stained the top and bottom wood and the bun feet and glued and screwed to the crates from inside. Also used plates on the back.

Then ran lights. She also took a crate apart to make 1/2 shelves and used quarter round for the ledge.

27. Use a Blanket Ladder for Building Blocks Wall Art

Wall Decor Ladder Building Blocks #diy #walldecor #ladder #decorhomeideas
Sierra Wall

This amazing wall art project was made by Sierra Wall and she said: “My sons have sadly outgrown their building blocks and I had a blanket ladder I was no longer in love with so I combined the two to make a cool art piece. It’s also a little bit of nostalgia so I can keep sweet memories of my sons close by.”

28. DIY Hanging Shelves on Galvanized Pipes 

Hanging Shelves On a Galvanized Pipe. Hardest part was leveling each shelf and align them #diy #shelves #decorhomeideas

These hanging shelves on a galvanized pipe are not very easy to do. The hardest part is to level properly each shelf, align them and connect them with the rope.

29. Turn a Coat Rack into a Hidden Storage Door

Decorative Door To Hide a Pantry or Closet. Additional hat rack and coat hanger could be very useful for an entryway #door #hidden #decor #decorhomeideas

Great idea to hide a closet or pantry with a decorative door that could be used for coats and hats. Could be very useful in a hallway or entryway.

30. Store Puzzles and Board Games in the Dining Table

Dining Table With Built-In Puzzle Storage #dining #table #puzzle #storage #hacks #decorhomeideas
Ridley Ashton

Nice storage solution to keep all the puzzles and board games and easily access them when needed. If you are concerned about spilling liquids, just use a tablecloth and you are good to go.

31. Repurpose an Old Door into a Unique Headboard

Old Door Turned Into Headboard #furniture #headboard #olddoor #decorhomeideas
Kathy Burke Kaser

If you are in doubt about what to do with an old door, here is a great idea! It could be repurposed into a beautiful headboard.

32. Foam Board Window Frames Installed with Sconces

Foam Board Faux Windows Wall Decor #diy #foamboard #walldecor #decorhomeideas
Pattie Hunter

You wouldn’t believe these are made of foam board as they look like an old window frames.

Pattie made these a couple of weeks ago and just got them hung. She didn’t want to put any more holes in her walls so she just hung them with the sconces that were already there.

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