Save money and give your home a unique makeover with the latest trend in home decorating: Upcycling.
Upcycling is all about finding a use for unwanted and tired items around your home and giving furniture and finishes a new lease of life.
Here at Space Property, we’ve rounded up top 10 money-saving ideas to inspire you. Whether you’re moving into a new home or just want to spruce up, you’ll be amazed at what you can create!
1. Revive your Bedside Table
Here’s a excellent way to add a splash of colour with a unique feature in your bedroom:
2. Striking Tin Can lanterns
Whether you’re having a house-warming party or just want to add some magic to your garden, this is a great tutorial to illuminate the night:
3. Bring order to a room
This is a fantastic way to reorganise your desk space, and make a feature piece in a plain room:
4. Don’t throw out your old bed, turn it into a chair!
If you’re shopping around for a new bed, before you throw out the old one, repurpose it into a bench for your home or garden:
5. Clear up kitchen clutter with storage tins
This tutorial couldn’t be any easier! Instantly create extra stylish storage with these magnetic storage tins:
6. DIY shoe storage box
Tidy away shoe’s with this step-by-step guide and create a unique storage solution for your home:
7. Floating ‘Book’ shelf
This is a clever idea to create extra storage shelves with books! If you have books collecting dust, this way you can give them an interesting use:
8. Bottle Lamps
If you’ve any nice bottles lying around, this is the perfect way to turn them into an interesting feature for your home:
9. Recycled Magazine Clock
Don’t just recycle, reuse! This tutorial shows you how to make a clock from magazines:
10. T-Shirt wall art
If you’re a lover of music and have collected many band t-shirts, or just have some interesting ones, here’s a tutorial that guides you through turning them into great pieces of art:
Need some extra help in your new home improvement ventures? Check out your nearest B&Q for step-by-step You Can Do It classes in all areas of DIY. Learn from the best one-on-one, with family or friends. If you’re looking to bring the whole family, Kids Can Do It workshops cater for children aged 7-11.
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