Upcycling, a great way to give old furniture a new lease of life and create and unique style to your home
If you are looking to create a unique interior with your furnishing, why not try upcycling.
With plenty of people selling or giving away free furniture on the likes of Facebooks marketplace and Freecycle.
There are plenty of ways that you can give old furnishing a fresh look.
You can find furniture paint at most DIY stores along with handles if you want to give an old wardrobe or chest of drawers and other furnishings a fresh lease of life.
Wilko for instance has a number of paints suitable for this purpose: https://www.wilko.com/en-uk/decorating-diy/paint-woodcare/interior-paint-woodcare/furniture-paint/c/472?text=Furniture%20pa&suggested_search_phrase=furniture%20paint
They also have a range of furniture knobs and handles https://www.wilko.com/en-uk/decorating-diy/hardware/doors-furniture-hardware/handles-knobs/c/1210?pageSize=24&sort=price-asc
So why not see what you can achieve with a project of your own.
When buying old wooden furniture it is a good idea to check it doesn't have woodworm as you don't want to cause a costly issue in your home. So look out for tiny holes in the woodwork of the furniture you're looking at like those depicted in the image below.
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