16 Awesome Upcycling Ideas For Your Home


Do you have any unwanted items lying around the house which have outlived their ‘intended’ use? If so, then perhaps you may want to think twice about throwing them out after you see what fantastic ideas we have found. With just a little time and effort you can turn those old pieces of bric-a-brac into fully functional new things! Take a look at these 16 amazing project ideas for some inspiration. Which one are you dying to try out in your home?



This rustic pallet chandelier brings a touch of shabby chic to any room.


The future of your books might hang in this balance!


This painstakingly put together penny mosaic is a real talking point in any home.


Find a use for old pallets by cleaning them up, giving them a lick of paint and turning them into cool coffee tables.


Simple yet effective, this ladder shelf brings charm to any room.


Why not turn painted pallets into cool garden furniture?


Every sink needs a glass bottle soap dispenser.


Old pipes make an amazing focal point book shelf.


Another use for old bottles is turning them into funky lamps.


Repurpose an old ladle by affixing it to a piece of wood, painting it and then using it as a candle holder.


Give your old mason jars an ethereal quality by lighting them up.


Possibly the coolest item ever! This old gumball machine has been converted into a fish tank.



Have your kids outgrown their toy cars but just cannot bear to part with them? Try this amazing mirror idea. Just fix them to a plain mirror surround and spray paint the color of your choice!


Keep Teddy safe and sound forever with this cute idea.


Another fun use for old pallets.


How about using a quaint old suitcase as a cool and retro medicine cabinet? Just what the doctor ordered!