This upcycle was not made by me- however… it was made out of my wardrobe. I had a pair of wardrobes, one you will have already seen I upcycled one for my son with some basic chalk paint and stickers. The second wardrobe had a much more extreme makeover. I offered to my neighbour, aContinue reading “Wardrobe to toy chest”
Two of my favourite items are these luggage storage chests. We store wedding things in one and other infrequently used bits and bobs in the other. The look cool. What I really love about them is the personal history. My mother was downsizing snd I was crawling through her loft. She wanted to bin them.Continue reading “Luggage chests”
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”
These IKEA bookcases most be one of the most upcycled pieces of furniture ever. My attempt was light green in the inside and dark on the outdoor. It was old wall paint and then varnish. I had a plan to stick maps on the inner, buy never got round to. It was probably one ofContinue reading “Upcycled IKEA billy bookcase”
We had a rather tired postbox. It upset me every day. To make matters worse the lock popped out. One afternoon I decided to upcycle it using a chateau wine box. I screw the wood into the side and front. The first version had a lovely wood knob to open to get the mail andContinue reading “Chateau post box”