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11 extremely chic DIY upcycling ideas

SHILPI CHAKRAVARTY SHILPI CHAKRAVARTY
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Upcycling old & discarded items is always a wonderful idea when you are looking to give a creative touch to your home spaces without seeking help from interior designers and room decorators. Decking up your home with innovatively created elements lends that extra zing and oodles of style. Upcycling imparts an added advantage of versatility- functionality can be changed and enhanced by upcycling different elements; wood, mesh and metal items are quite popular for the same.

Today at homify, we are going to look into 11 inspiring DIY ideas wherein different upcycled products with new as well as additional practicality up the visual appeal of spaces like the living room, kitchen, store room, dining space, etc. These ideas also offer smart hacks to cover plain walls and furnish minimalist spaces in an unconventional way. Here we go!

1. Crude wooden log for supporting lamps.

minimalistic Dining room by christian hacker fotodesign
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driftwood hanger for pendant lights

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2. Mini wooden table with storage; you can paint/ laminate the planks and add handles too!

minimalistic Bedroom by christian hacker fotodesign
christian hacker fotodesign

rolling crate—table/nightstand

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 Multimedia room by christian hacker fotodesign
christian hacker fotodesign

heavy duty crate made of iron & wood

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3. Wooden plank base for a tiny vertical garden.

4. Window frame with mesh- add some hooks and your country style multifunctional kitchen-shelf is ready.

minimalistic Kitchen by christian hacker fotodesign
christian hacker fotodesign

bulb crate multifunctional hang-up

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5. Crate shelves as open showcase.

6. Add wheels to a used wooden box-crate and conveniently carry all the ingredients from your pantry to the terrace-kitchen at once!

7. This truck for cut flowers is now a mobile bottle-crate made of engineered wood.

8. How about this multifaceted wall held wine crate?

9. This natural candle stand made of engineered wood, housed in a painted wooden crate makes for a graceful decor on your coffee table.

10. Adding hooks to an old shutter and fixing it on the wall, this convenient rustic shelf for kitchen-display/ storage has been formed.

country Kitchen by christian hacker fotodesign
christian hacker fotodesign

old shutter from venice used as a shelf

christian hacker fotodesign

11. Engineered dark wood plank…

fitted with modern hooks and fixed onto the wall; this unique “wardrobe” is apt for a minimalist corridor/ hallway or mud room.

What other DIY hacks do you have up your sleeve? Share with us in comments!
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