A website for apartment living has a feature about do it yourself projects making old and cast off items into something more useful and decorative. Examples include re-doing a chair, making a ladder into a nightstand, using a blanket as an accent, or using velvet to cover a headboard. The feature is accompanied by several color photos, which mentions the material needed for the project, along with links to various suppliers. There is a comment at the end of the story.
- Taking what some would consider trash, and turning it into a new piece of furniture can be a smart and gratifying exploration.
- Selecting the pieces to use is the crucial part when recycling goods and attempting to make new ones.
- Making sure the new object will fit into the theme of the room or house is important when planning these DIY adventures.
“When you’re faced with the decision to toss or transform an old piece of furniture, why not upgrade it into something useful?”