There are times when you see furniture or decoration projects that you think will fit your home but could never be repeated. This could be because you feel that you do not have the money, skills, or resources to put such projects into practice. The thing is, sometimes looks can be deceiving, and many of these incredibly unusual and impressive-looking projects are actually much easier than you thought to bring them to life.
In this article, you will see many different and stunning ideas for reworking furniture that look very impressive and stylish, but are definitely doable for most people. Let's look at them.
DIY mudroom bench from an old coffee table
You can do this if you have a nice wooden coffee table but need a mudroom bench instead. The table was cut in half to form the long bench and then painted white to match the room. Finally, a softly padded top was added before both halves were attached to the wall under the hangers. about 320sycamoreblog.
DIY stylish ottoman from an old coffee table
Unused coffee tables can be very versatile when used for other purposes. This long one was polished and painted, and then fitted with a patterned, padded top to become a great Ottoman seat. about Sabbyinsuburbia.
DIY Funny Functional Storage or craft supplies from a used goods drawer worth $ 9.50
The boring, old cupboard storage was completely converted into a modern, rustic storage. The base unit has been repainted and most of the drawers have been replaced by open storage with fun and trendy wicker baskets. Several decorations and a dark wooden board have been added to complete the revision. about alovelyplacetoland.
DIY toddler loft bed made from an old cot
You don't have to buy a chic convertible cot if the normal old cots have all the parts you need to turn your toddler into a very nice and functional loft bed. All you need is your cot, some woodworking skills, and creative mind. about adrielbooker.
DIY TV stand makeover
This dark wood TV stand was great, but also old-fashioned. To update it, these sly owners took out most of the drawers and painted it white to make it look lighter. The bottom was also carved into a stand as a finish. about Handimania.
DIY Lego table from an old table
This dark wooden table looks very unique, but it is difficult to find a real purpose for such unique furniture. The conversion to a Lego construction station included good polishing and the installation of a wicker basket for parts in the upper area and a fixed play top in the lower area. about fussymonkeybiz.
DIY children's bookcases from old drawers
It's easy to make a cute, space-saving chest of drawers with bookcases from an old chest of drawers and some shelves. All you have to do is polish and paint your drawers and racks to fit and then cut them to the right size before installing them as a small, combined bookcase on the sides of your drawers. about onthebanksofsquawcreek.
DIY bathroom vanity with drawers for storage
Chests of drawers are of course suitable as vanities, and this is a good example of this. The main change is the installation of a sink in the counter and in the upper drawer space. An actual counter was added and the whole piece repainted before it was installed in the bathroom along with a large mirror. about Anoregoncottage.
DIY French bookcase from a frightening dresser
This black and white chest of drawers with a floral pattern may have been beautiful once, but it definitely needed an update to be up to date. Good polishing, wood carving, and a solid color coating turned it into a charming, vintage-style French bookcase. about 4. Love for wood.
DIY craft station from an old chest of drawers
There are several ways to reuse old dressers, but only a creative mind would think of using them to create a crafting station. The chest of drawers themselves has been largely kept intact, except for the painting, but a long fitting counter, wall shelf, bench, and smaller table tops have been added to create a perfect work area.
Hutch dresser turned sofa table or shelf
Nobody would have thought what this beautiful, cream-colored, vintage-style bookcase looked like as a traditional chest of drawers. A change in position, color and texture gave him a new life as an amazingly elegant open shelf. about Hannah bunker.
Upcycled beverage station from an old thrift store door
There are great things in thrift stores, and this door-opening drink stand is a great example of this. Other parts, such as the beverage table and sign, had to be built from scratch, but once they were polished and painted, the door offered a great background and frame. about ourouthernhomesc.
Simple DIY spool bookcase
This little spool has been modified and painted white to make it a really cool little carousel-like bookcase. about Pink stitches.
Kitchen cupboard in a children's desk
This small project is an undeniable stroke of genius. The main frame and door of an old kitchen cupboard were designed for a children's desk with small feet, a blackboard, and an opaque white paint. about ehow.
Old headboard converted into a bench
Have you ever noticed that a headboard can be very similar to a bank? Whoever did that was obviously. It didn't take many changes to get this shabby-chic piece, except that it was painted with a soft mint and some pillows were added for comfort and decoration. about Laserdidi's Confessions.
Head of towel rack
Once again, this ladder had everything it needed to become a beautiful towel rail. All that was done was to give it a new color, put it on the wall by the sink, and hang the towels over the rungs for a relaxed look. about funkyjunkinteriors.
DIY bench from an old chest of drawers
This chest of drawers looks very different from a shabby-chic bench with storage space underneath, but the transformation is actually pretty easy. The top three layers of the drawers were replaced with a flower pillow and pillow, and the entire structure was painted in smooth light blue to complete the revision. about createinspireme.
DIY rustic bench with an old lock
In this case, it was a great idea to use an old shutter as a rustic veranda bench, as only a few feet were installed to support the bench, some pillows were added, and a light, neutral blanket was placed over the top to complete the revision . about lizmarie blog.
DIY Old Door Repurposed Headboard
Headboards can be very versatile, but also reused doors. This headboard was perfect and original as soon as it was polished and repainted. about infarrant creative.
Repurposed cabinet door shelf
An open shelf like this blue one is a great way to reuse parts from old furniture, create extra storage space and give a room a new, lively touch. about myrepurposedlife.
Spray painted silver over the tip to achieve the shaby chic effect
This is a great way to bring your closets to the shabby-chic style – using lace to create a patterned finish. Spray paint is really affordable and easy to use, and you can do it with any pastel or metallic paint you want to get a similar effect. about Uniqueelychicmosaics.
Easy revision to get a modern look
The wooden table with drawers was in nice condition, but the traditional wood grain was outdated. A solid pink color and smaller drawer knobs give it an instantly updated feel. about theshabbycreekcottage.
Rustic dining table and chairs makeover with paint and plank wood
This set of table and chairs was beautiful and in great condition, but its polished dark surface didn't fit the room, so it was painted in a lighter wood color and desperate planks were used to cover the top for a rustic look. about flutter flutter.
Shabby Chic Drop Cloth Rosette Stool Makeover
This old, simple wooden bench has been given a complete shabby-chic makeover, complete with pink color and a lace rosette of fabric over the seat Laserdidi's Confessions.
DIY beautiful mudroom bench from an old chest of drawers
This chest of drawers was a great base for building a beautiful evergreen shabby-chic mudroom bench with a cloakroom and storage space. about theweekendcountrygirl.
DIY wonderful benches from old beds
Turning beds into garden benches is a brilliant and unexpected idea, but there is no denying that it works, as the headboards provide a beautiful and highly functional underlay. about jillsabode.
Turn an unused table into a pair of stylish and useful bedside tables
This is a further revision of the "Share and Conquer" style coffee table. By dipping the table in half and painting both halves in a rich pink, the owner got two beautiful and functional wall-supported bedside tables and saved good money. about hgtv.
DIY expensive looking bedside table from a filing cabinet
This is a great example of how to make something quite impressive out of a very inexpensive piece. Inexpensive frames and cream-colored paint transformed this filling cabinet into a unique, complicated-looking bedside table that could even deceive trained eyes.
DIY useful kitchen island from an old cabinet
This is a very impressive project as the cabinet has been transformed into a unique kitchen island with open shelves and pull-out doors that can be used as garbage containers, for example. about Sawdust 2 stitches.
Simple DIY console table
This console table looks really cool and is neither difficult nor expensive to manufacture. Collect some beautiful beams and wooden boards, assemble and paint them – that's all that is required. about Shanty-2-chic.
Expensive looking Ikea Play Kitchen Makeover
This is also a hack of how you can make your kitchen look finished and expensive, as is a remodeling project. Paint your taps and trains in a metallic color to make them look more luxurious, and add sticker tiles to fake a background – nobody will be wiser. about Jenny Collier.
DIY high impact TV stand from an old oak china buffet
This old oak china buffet is a great piece, but it lacked functionality and a modern twist. If you take out the drawers and paint them white, the appearance of the piece has been updated and it has become an exceptional and functional TV stand. about thehomesihavemade.
DIY vintage desk from a worn desk
This worn desk was definitely shabby, not fancy at all. The polished two-tone color rejuvenation and the addition of an inverted, also color-blocking chair added the chic element it desperately needed. about lost pieces.
DIY vintage clock table from a flea market find
This really neat clock table is really easy to make with a small bench or table, a round plate and a good template. Transferring the template to the piece is easy enough and can be done with a series of images, but overall looks very impressive. about scavengerchic.
DIY Ikea hacked Awesome Four Station Desk
This four station desk is much easier to make than it looks if you use four identical and inexpensive storage towers and install them under each corner of a large board to serve as a countertop. Add matching chairs to each station and you're done. about ana-white.
DIY Great Craft Room Organizer from existing cube storage and plank dividers
This organizer is very easy to manufacture with the existing cube storage and various plank dividers. The result is a fantastic open organizer with shelves in various shapes and sizes that are perfect for storing various craft materials. about thecountrychiccottage.
Turn old kitchen chairs into a tree bench
This tree bench is a really great project if you want to completely reuse a set of old kitchen chairs because it uses the backrests – in the middle – as well as the seats and legs that serve as a base. about Home Talk.
Turn your kitchen from Boring Builder Basic into Beautiful with a DIY Planked Peninsula With Corbels
Building this peninsula is one of the easiest projects here. All that was done was to add the planks along the previously boring smooth sides and then attach the brackets to the bottom of the counter. However, it makes the difference. about thehappyhousie.
Clever kitchen island makeover
The revision of the kitchen island is really clever, since only a new, longer counter, a few bars and a new color were required. about ishouldbopping thefloor.
Farmhouse vanity from a hobby dresser
This converted wooden hobby dresser fits perfectly as a wash basin in this renovation of the country bathroom. about lost pieces.