Join the Upcycling Phenomenon

Upcycling has become a popular choice for homeowners in recent years, offering both an environmentally friendly and cost effective way to redecorate and furnish your home. There are many ways in which you can upcycle materials to use within your home and you need not be a DIY expert to get fantastic results!


Tip 1 IconUnique Stamp

Upcycling is a fantastic theme for first time buyers to take on as furniture can often be sourced for a fraction of the cost of that bought new and in some cases is even given away for free, so not only could your new home could be fully furnished in no time, you could also pick up some fabulous bespoke pieces and reconfigure them to put your own unique stamp on your home!


Tip 2 IconExperiment a Little

Don’t be afraid to experiment a little with accessories too. Think coat hooks made from antique door knobs, light shades and chandeliers made from recycled glass bottles or jam jars, and clocks made from unwanted records. As always with upcycling, the costs are low and the design possibilities endless!


Tip 3 IconDIY Fanatic

Of course, if you are a DIY fanatic you need not purely limit yourself to renovations. You could design and build your own bespoke furniture or even refit your entire kitchen from reclaimed materials! Whatever your skill level, with a little creativity and ingenious we can all benefit from a little upcycling for a truly bespoke home!


Read our article 5 Highly Creative Ways to Reuse Old Door Knobs for more great ideas on upcycling.