As part of a series called 5 Easy Pieces, we’ll be gathering our favorite upcycled, re-purposed, vintage, and handmade stuff from around the web for you to buy or make yourself. So stay tuned for quick lists of 5 must-haves and get ready to wish you had thought of that.
You’ll want to have this fun take on European antique furniture. Beautiful classic pieces ($10,385) by Design by Leftovers are refurbished in a patchwork style. Covered in vintage fabrics, each of these couches are unique. To get one of these one-of-a-kind sofas, visit Ahalife.com.
This modern Calico Desk is made up of old wood in various colors and depth. Storage space is salvaged from a broken hutch drawer. The simple modern design of this desk ($600) lets the reclaimed wood shine. For more repurposed furniture, visit Etsy.com/shop/MDCInteriors.
Recycled Side Table
Add some earthy style to your living room with a reclaimed wood side table. Made of recycled white oak wine barrels, this table ($380) has a shelf and iron accents. To pick up a side table, visit Uncommongoods.com.
Rio Arm Bench
An architectural bench made of reclaimed wood works indoors and outdoors. This eco-friendly bench ($787.50) will add character to your home. If you’re interested in reclaimed furniture, visit Etsy.com/shop/EcologicaMalibu.
The modular Topanga Collection is made of recycled paper pulp. A honeycomb construction and cantilevered design keep this shelving unit ($399) lightweight. Personalize it with either recycled Kraft paper, upcycled newspaper, or one-of-a-kind Collector’s Edition artist paintings. Make your own shelving unit with Environmentfurniture.reachlocal.net.
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