How old recycled stuff can become upcycling designs

25 Apr

This is a must try for all you people out there who needs a creative kick in the butt. These “upcycling” designs will rock your interior design and household. “Upcycling” is the new black…
Recycled design / aka upcycling: if it doesn’t smells it sells! 😉

1. an old ladder as a bookshelf.
1.) Using an old ladder as a bookshelf.
Naturally Cre8tive on Etsy

If you don't have a spare ladder handy and would like this piece for yourself, visit the Naturally Cre8tive store on Etsy.
Naturally Cre8tive on Etsy

2. Convert folding chairs into a shelf and closet.
2.) Convert folding chairs into a shelf and closet.
Yiconglu

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Yiconglu

3. Turning an old 2 liter bottle into a broom.
3.) Turning an old 2 liter bottle into a broom.
Bored Panda

4. Using old bottles as shades for pendant lamps.
4.) Using old bottles as shades for pendant lamps.
Etsy

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Etsy

5. Make a lamp with hot glue and disposable spoons.
5.) Make a lamp with hot glue and disposable spoons.
Bored Panda

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Bored Panda

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Bored Panda

6. Using old skateboard decks to make a child’s picnic table.
6.) Using old skateboard decks to make a child's picnic table.
Etsy

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Etsy

7. Turning a glove into an adorable chipmunk.
7.) Turning a glove into an adorable chipmunk.
Bored Panda

8. Making shelves out of old books.
8.) Making shelves out of old books.
Real Simple

9. Turn old bottle caps into cool tea lights.
9.) Turn old bottle caps into cool tea lights.
Etsy

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Etsy

10. Convert a discarded piano into a very cool shelf.
10.) Convert a discarded piano into a very cool shelf.
tothgergodizajn.blogspot.tw

11. Transforming wrenches into wall hooks.
11.) Transforming wrenches into wall hooks.
Etsy

12. Organizing your cords with used toilet paper tubes.
12.) Organizing your cords with used toilet paper tubes.
Instructables

13. This sink you can make out of a bicycle.
13.) This sink you can make out of a bicycle.
benjamin-bullins.artistwebsites.com

14. A portable bagel holder made out of CD/DVD tower case.
14.) A portable bagel holder made out of CD/DVD tower case.
Flickr

15. Make your wooden fence a little more private with glass marbles.
15.) Make your wooden fence a little more private with glass marbles.
gardendrama.wordpress.com

16. Put your old computer towers to good use as a mailbox.
16.) Put your old computer towers to good use as a mailbox.
The Zooom

17. Buy packs of cheap hangers to create a room divider.
17.) Buy packs of cheap hangers to create a room divider.
Design Boom

18. Create guitar pics out of credit cards (or anything else).
18.) Create guitar pics out of credit cards (or anything else).
Amazon

19. Found another old piano? Turn it into a planter/outdoor fountain.
19.) Found another old piano? Turn it into a planter/outdoor fountain.
Twisted Sifter

20. Convert used light bulbs into oil lamps.
20.) Convert used light bulbs into oil lamps.
lookslikegooddesign.com

21. Create a clock out of a bike wheel.
21.) Create a clock out of a bike wheel.
Etsy

22. Transform that old drum set into a chandelier.
22.) Transform that old drum set into a chandelier.
Bored Panda

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Bored Panda

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Bored Panda

23. Use your favorite, old cassette tape as a coin purse.
23.) Use your favorite, old cassette tape as a coin purse.
Etsy

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Etsy

24. Cut a bath tub in half to make one of the coolest couches ever.
24.) Cut a bath tub in half to make one of the coolest couches ever.
Etsy

25. Use that old, vintage suitcase for a cool chair.
25.) Use that old, vintage suitcase for a cool chair.
seekatesew.blogspot.com

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seekatesew.blogspot.com

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seekatesew.blogspot.com

26. Recycle used wine bottles as a classy chandelier.
26.) Recycle used wine bottles as a classy chandelier.
Remodelista

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Remodelista

27. If that old TV doesn’t work, transform it into an aquarium.
27.) If that old TV doesn't work, transform it into an aquarium.
Aqua Hobby

28. Make a purse (and many, many other things) out of woven pop tabs.
28.) Make a purse (and many, many other things) out of woven pop tabs.
Bored Panda

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Bored Panda

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Bored Panda

29. If you don’t like wearing hats, make them into lamps.
29.) If you don't like wearing hats, make them into lamps.
grahamandgreen.co.uk

30. Transform classic tennis rackets into mirrors.
30.) Transform classic tennis rackets into mirrors.
Country Living so that you can see the tennis-star in the mirror

If you have any upcycling designs make sure to send us them and we will share the cool ones here on the blog for the world to see.

Also see Naturally Cre8tive.

Source: Bored Panda

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