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Upcycle, Recycle: doors, windows, shutters, fencing and more

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Love this- Check out how some creative folks used salvaged wood, old doors, and reclaimed furniture to create these wonderful suspended beds, seats, and chair swings for either indoor or outdoor use. (Save your twin bed for the cushion) #porch swing #DIY Corinne Smith via Teresa Gholston onto *Dream Home* {Decorating Ideas & Remodels}

Using old antique windows

Modern appeal A graceful chaise and other modern furniture on this northern Wisconsin porch offers water views—and the perfect place for an afternoon nap.

45 Ideas for Warm and Welcoming Porches

midwestliving.com

Turn shutters into art A simple way to dress up a porch: Lean a colorful reclaimed shutter against the wall and use it as an easel for vintage art. Turn shutters into art A simple way to dress up a porch: Lean a colorful reclaimed shutter against the wall and use it as an easel for vintage art.

Mantel headboard A weathered mantel gets new life as an eyecatching headboard—and a display shelf for mementoes.

Door ways Doors painted and hung on the wall (we used brackets) add fun style to this boys' room. Even a simple hollow core door would work. Depending on the size of the bed, hang the door vertically or horizontally.

Stunning storage Use old dresser drawers and storage cubes to create a one-of-a-kind headboard. Lay out your finds on the floor first until you've got the arrangement you want; it's okay to leave spaces where the wall shows through. Add wallpaper and paint to coordinate with your decor. Screw pieces together and hang on the wall using 1x4-inch cleats.

Frame it Dress up rustic window panels for a one-of-a-kind headboard. Remove glass and install fiberboard or thin plywood. Cut fabric for each section and secure with spray adhesive.

What an ingenious use of broken chairs and an old bench! Whether you place it in your garden or your mudroom, this recycled bench is guaranteed to elicit smiles and kudos. It makes me want to sit and wiggle with glee.

Old windows also repurpose into an inventive room or office divider. These reclaimed windows provide separation between the living and dining areas while admitting light and views. They make a big statement without taking up much square footage.

old windows and doors. What a wonderful way to use such treasures. Keeping the doorknob as part of the design adds a terrific touch of whimsy

Dumpster Decorating: Furnishing Your Home With Repurposed Pieces

houzz.com

Old shutter given new life!

Shutter display Hang shutters horizontally to display photos, postcards or letters. Use double-stick tape to hold items in place if needed

old shutters to use as decoration on the sheds

Re-purposed Buffet.

Embrace salvage In the serene blue master bedroom, a drawer adds magazine and book storage under the nightstand, and an old window stands in for art.

Old window with fabric

the boo and the boy: Changes around the house

thebooandtheboy.com

Look for Hidden Space If you have a lot of garden gear, you'll want to make use of every bit of space. Here, an old window shutter is transformed to a sturdy shelf over a shed window.

Window frame

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Old window to beautiful mirror (or use a framed mirror and glue on wooden beading)

Attach wooden flower box to old window frame, add mason jars ( with flowers ) or plants

Shantygirl: Ball Mason Jars and a Shabby Window

theshantygirl.blogspot.com

New Uses For Old Doors - great ideas!