We’re all guilty of keeping clutter because we just can’t bear to get rid of it. The reasons for this are usually because they’re too pretty to part with or that they ‘might come in handy one day’. Well, there’s no time like the present to re-use, re-purpose and re-energise the objects you’ve kept so well hidden away, so to give you a few ideas, we’ve found some creative ways you can salvage and recycle to create inspired additions to your interior.
Old suitcases look gorgeous when they’re repurposed, an example of this is using them as a stylish alternative to the standard bedside table
Got old picture frames that you don’t need but can’t bear to throw away? Why not make the frames the focus by creating a photograph free display.
Vintage crates and boxes look fantastic when used as quirky storage containers.
Who needs vases when you can add an element of relaxed chic by using old fashioned glass bottles instead! And can you beat an old wooden door for a coffee table?
Suitcases seem to be a very versatile object to repurpose, this beautiful footstool has been creating by upholstering the top of a vintage case in a coordinating fabric to accentuate the decor of the room whilst adding an eclectic edge.
Got some old books lying around? Why not use them as a quirky alternative to the standard shelf.
Framing old magazines is such an easy way of making a beautiful fashion inspired wall display
The use of old weathered doors to create this corner wardrobe is a fantastic use of something that would usually just be kept in the garage, or even thrown away.
Framing old objects such as keys in modern frames brings together old and new and can turn a piece of junk into a work of art.
When it comes to creating new from old, you have to think outside the box. These bar stools made out of truck springs look gorgeous when placed next to the aged wood interior of this kitchen.
Tea and coffee sets are something most people have bought or inherited over the years but rarely use. So why not use them to create something you’ll use and cherish, like this stunning vintage tea service lamp stand.
With all these great ideas to hand, there’s no better time to cut the clutter, save the pennies and bring new life into old posessions