5 Easy Pieces – Recycled Furniture


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Wood from kitchen cabinets take on a new form as bookcases. Photo: Krrb.com/7766?auto=format

Wood from kitchen cabinets take on a new form as bookcases. Photo: Krrb.com/7766?auto=format

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.

Patchwork Sofa

This patchwork sofa makes a stunning statement piece. Photo: Ahalife.com

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.

Reclaimed Desk

A desk made of reclaimed wood has a sense of history. Photo: Etsy.com/shop/MDCInteriors

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

Rest your glass of chardonnay on a wine barrel side table. Photo: Uncommongoods.com

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

This rugged bench is made of reclaimed wood. Photo: Etsy.com/shop/EcologicaMalibu

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.

Topanga Shelves

Make a sustainable statement with shelves made of paper pulp. Photo: Environmentfurniture.reachlocal.net

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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  • Madera Furniture

    Great, everyone now looking for a beautiful house but if they can’t have a well design or beautiful furniture in their home then that home having no value now days.Nobody impress to see this home.So good furniture in a home is fulfil the all requirements of a home and making it fabulous.Home Room Furniture

  • Executive Desks

    Review of shopping in the blog is outstanding nice vintage furniture is really good.

  • E4mes

    Office furniture
    can attract client, while home furniture can amazed your visitors. that why
    in in buying furniture you must have a good quality,amazing design. and 
    it must be comfortable.

  • Edeskco modern desks

    Its a really cool bench The design is unique and trendy lovely furniture

  • Modern Classic Furniture

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