Home has always been our peaceful getaway from all problems and worries. It is our small, personal kingdom, our oasis of peace and harmony where we can forget about everything. All people are different in their own way. Like we all have different traits, emotions and attitudes, our homes also need to have unique décor for our creativity is reflected in it. That is why you are supposed to personalize your home and make it as special as possible.
However, have you ever wondered whether this entire project is possible since all pieces of furniture look alike today? They are similar in their design, fabrics and colors. If you want to make your home special, you need to pick alternative sources and materials, which has numerous advantages. Firstly, it is imaginative and secondly, it is budget-friendly. Here are some of the most interesting suggestions that will make your home look amazing.
Either you have amazing old furniture in the basement or you have found beautiful, but damaged pieces at the flea market, don’t despair. All you have to do is to revamp them and return their old glory. For example, if you have an old table, you should apply stain on it. Firstly, use sandpaper in order to make the surface smooth and then vacuum the dust. Once you do that, apply the woodstain in several coats, after which your table will look brand new.
If you have found a set of gorgeous old-fashioned chairs and you want to make vintage furniture out of them but you are not sure how, here is an amazing idea for you. First things first, you should remove all screws and lift the seat. The next step is using sandpaper to flatten the surface and repainting it. Meanwhile, you need to cut a new piece of foam that will fit wood board perfectly and to choose fabrics and patterns you like most.
Use unusual materials
Did you know that you can make your furniture out of practically anything? If you believe that it’s a mission impossible, you are terribly wrong. The key to amazing unique furniture is in its materials and design. There are various great materials, such as pallets or wood crates that are extremely cheap yet effective.
If you love space-saving and simple furniture, maybe crates are perfect solution for you. They have become a real inspiration for numerous decorators because of their modular nature. Installing and combining them is just like fitting the pieces of a huge puzzle. Since they are designed to be sustainable and easy maintain, they will make your home cleaning simpler. All you have to do is to use your imagination and create unique shoe storage, sofa, a coffee table or a bookshelf.
For example, if you would like to have large bookshelf, crates would definitely make it special. Their amazing design will express your resourcefulness and creativity. All you need to have is several plastic crates, as well as drywall screws, anchors and washers. If you are planning to build a shelf in kids’ room, you could also use multi-colored crates, which will look cool and exciting. Furniture made out of crates will fit in the rest of the room, but at the same time, it will stand out in its simplicity of form.
Another great idea for making unique furniture is using pallets. There are numerous DIY tips that will help you create pieces like a real professional. Either plastic or wood, pallets are easy to combine and they can be used for various purposes, from beds to outdoor furniture. If you are willing and inspired enough, you will make amazing vintage, rustic or modern stuff which will dazzle your visitors.
One of the most amazing uses of pallets is making tables. You could disassemble wooden pallets into planks and make simple and rustic dining table out of them. Wherever you put it, in your living room or in your yard, it will look amazing. The dimensions and the shape of the table can be easily adjusted to your room and its purpose.
Apart from making large dining tables, you could also construct a rolling table of smaller dimensions. All you need are two pallets that are stapled one on the top of another. If you want to make it even more interesting and practical, you could leave the storage space for your magazines and books. You could also put glass on the top of the table coffee table in order to make it more elegant.
While wood pallets add rustic looks to your furniture, plastic pallets make it more creative and colorful. They can be used in your living room, dining room or bedroom, making them comfortable and special. Plastic pallets are often used for crafting sofas and daybeds.
For instance, if you are a fan of large, angular sofas, here is an amazing idea for you. If you patient and precise, you could make a beautiful angular sofa with inbuilt storage space. For this project, you will need six plastic pallets, as well as some steel parts that will make it firm. All you have to do is to create a basis of two pallet levels and then to tighten it. Finally, cover it with cozy upholstered foam pillows and your new sofa is ready.
Furniture is the basic element that gives your home soul and makes it warm and special. Following these tips, your home will be spruced up and stand out in its uniqueness and beauty.