12 Awesome Furniture Hacks
It doesn’t matter if it’s a piece you picked up at a garage sale or a family heirloom—it can be hard to toss old or broken furniture you love. Instead of tossing it, reimagine the piece. Here are 12 old or broken furniture pieces to inspire you.
These old gym lockers were repurposed and turned into a living room storage system. The lockers were cut, power washed and painted before being topped with some pallet wood.
Photo: Courtesy of Maple Creek Living
Sewing Machine Table
This DIYer took an old sewing cabinet, attached a shelf unit, covered the shelves with paper and painted it red. This furniture hack can now be used as a dining room hutch or extra storage in a kitchen.
Photo: Courtesy of Reuse Repurpose Upcycle
Broken Table Legs
This woodworker took some broken table legs and attached them to a slice of maple and created a small stool. The stool would be a great addition to a kitchen pantry where you may need help with hard-to-reach items or as an extra side table in a den.
Photo: Courtesy of Tim Boyden Art
Broken Mirror Stand
This necklace organizer is made from an old mirror stand. The glass was removed and the stand was painted to match the bedroom walls.
Photo: Courtesy of The Joy of Repurposing
Even that old clock can have a new life. Try using some chalkboard paint to create a board for messages reminders.
Photo: Courtesy of Love, Pasta and a Toolbelt
Don’t toss that old basket just because one piece has come undone. Instead, try using some fun fabric to turn it into a footstool with storage space for lap crafts or magazines.
Photo: Courtesy of Tickled Red
Grab your favorite paint color and give those old farmhouse chairs a new purpose. These two broken dining chairs were transformed into pretty planters.
Photo: Courtesy of Rust-Oleum Make It Yours
This desk was once an old toy train table. It took some quality paint and a little work, but the desk now provides extra storage for books and puzzles and is a great addition to a child’s bedroom.
Photo: Courtesy of Ocean Front Shack