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

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}

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.

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.

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

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