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12 Creative Furniture Hacks That You’ll Wish You Tried Yourself

Instead of tossing old or broken furniture, you should repurpose them! Here’s a list of 12 creative and easy furniture hacks that will help you upgrade your home with a tight budget.

1. Gym Lockers

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These old gym lockers were repurposed and turned into a living room storage system. The lockers were cut, power washed, and painted before being topped with some pallet wood.

2. Sewing Machine Table

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This DIYer took an old sewing cabinet, attached a shelf unit, and covered the shelves with paper. This furniture hack can now be used as a dining room hutch or extra storage in a kitchen.

3. Old Cart

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Some of the oldest and most hard-working pieces can be transformed into works of art. This old cart is now used as a flower planter.

4. Broken Table Legs

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This woodworker took some broken table legs and attached them to a slice of maple and created a small stool. The stool would be a great addition to a kitchen pantry where you may need help with hard-to-reach items or as an extra side table in a den.

5. Broken Mirror Stand

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This necklace organizer is made from an old mirror stand. The glass was removed and the stand was painted to match the bedroom walls.

6. Old Patio Furniture

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This table is made from an old trunk. The DIYer attached legs to the underside of the trunk to raise it up to table height and it’s now used on a patio.

7. Clock

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Even that old clock can have a new life. Try using some chalkboard paint to create a board for message reminders.

8. Basket Footstool

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Don’t toss that old basket just because one piece has come undone. Instead, try using some fun fabric to turn it into a footstool with storage space for lap crafts or magazines.

9. Piano

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Turn that out-of-tune piano into a one-of-a-kind headboard. After dissembling the piano, the designer used some plywood and screws to reinforce the joints. This furniture hack took approximately 30 hours.

10. Dining Chairs

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Grab your favorite paint color and give those old farmhouse chairs a new purpose. These two broken dining chairs were transformed into pretty planters.

11. Train Table

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This desk was once an old toy train table. It took some quality paint and a little work, but the desk now provides extra storage for books and puzzles and is a great addition to a child’s bedroom.

12. Antique Dresser

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For this furniture hack, a little paint and some imagination turned an old dresser into a media console. The console has plenty of room for storage and has updated hardware for a new look.

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