Another simple upcycle with a an old side table painted light blue. It’s had many uses over the years but is currently used as a baby nappy changing table!
Slowly continuing the preparation of our new baby’s nursery. I had already made a toy chest from pallets and upcycled a wardrobe. Next up was a chest of drawers- these were also handed down and saved from the skip multiple times. The upcycling was pretty simple, with a different shade of green chalk paint completingContinue reading “Upcycled chalk painted chest of drawers”
We welcomed a new member to our family a few months ago. After months of debating a jungle animal theme was chosen for the nursery. Creative fun was to follow! Some pine furniture was handed down several times and been saved, on numerous occasions, from the skip. It is actually quite nice, just a bitContinue reading “Upcycled pine wardrobe”
This was one of these epic jobs I wish never to have started. Probably one of the largest. And, I can’t even really remember how, or why, I thought I would try and make this parquet dresser. It began with some reclaimed parquet floor, I had already used some for a small pipe table. ThereContinue reading “Parquet Dresser”
I picked some lovely oak and returned home to plan. With my saw table I cut some small struts from the same wood I would use for the legs. The seat itself was a lovely piece of oak. The wood was sanded. Using a chisel I made holes for the struts in the legs andContinue reading “Child’s oak chair”
If using parquet is a labour of love then this table was my most extreme upcycled project to date. My original vision was for a pair, I even made two matching tops. There was so much time and hard work in making this table I haven’t yet got round to making the second! I doContinue reading “Parquet and black pipe side table”