19 Incredible DIYs for Old Furniture
Most of us have old furniture lying around and we do not know what to do with it. Instead of leaving the furniture around while it consumes space, or instead of throwing it out, you can easily turn it up a notch and create a whole new furniture altogether! With little bit of hammering and bit of painting, you will have made an entirely new piece of furniture from the old. Here are some amazing and easy to do ideas for your to try out on those old pieces of furniture.
Rustic Wood Furniture Tips
This DIY is definitely and amazing rustic décor hack. It involves using garden furniture that is carved out from large logs. To achieve the perfect rustic theme with this DIY, you are to leave to log features present in the furniture. This is absolutely creative and unique.
DIY Log Plant Tray
If you are one who likes to be able to move around your plants in your garden, you can use this DIY. It involves carving out a log to make a tray of some sort. Then, you can place your plan pots in the log tray and be able to easily move them around.
Wheel of Plants
This is definitely a rustic theme friendly DIY. It involves using an old-fashioned wheel to help you plant some flowers. You can plant some flowers in the spiral gaps in the wheel so that when they blossom, they will take the shape of the wheel. You can choose to plant different kinds of flowers for each spiral gap, this way, you have a lovely piece of rustic flower art.
Old Watering Can DIY
Instead of throwing away that old and rustic watering can, you can simply turn it into a rustic flower pot. The oldness and the rust on the outside of the watering can will definitely help bring out the perfect rustic look.
Wooden Wheel Display
Placing the most random and plainest-looking of the object in your garden can help bring out that rustic look. For this DIY, you can simply place a plain and simple looking wooden wheel in the middle of a garden full of bright and colorful flowers.
Outdoor Fire Place
This DIY absolutely brings out the old-fashioned and vintage look that will help create the rustic look in your garden. It involves building a fire place on your outdoor patio. This is best if the patio is surrounded by the plants from your gardens.
Mini Barrel Flower Pot
For this DIY, you simply will be planting some lovely colorful flowers in an old looking small barrel. You can then place these rustic barrel plant pots in a random pattern all over your yard. This is quite a creative way of bringing the rustic look to your garden or your yard.
DIY Rustic Ladder
For this DIY, you can use an ordinary wooden ladder which has the natural wood color. On the ladder steps, you can place some flower pots. You can also add some detail such as using old boots as flower pots and on the very top of the ladder; you can place a bird bath. This will bring the lovely countryside look to your garden, thus, creating the perfect rustic look.
If you do not have room for an actual garden, you can simply use this DIY. You can place some plants near a building such as a chicken coup or a barn. The paint on the building must be wearing off a bit, so to create a lovely rustic look. Your plants can either hang from the building or, you can place them on the ground so to form a mini garden.
Over Grown Garden
This is quite a lovely way of making the rustic theme. It involves letting your plants that are near a building to overgrow and attach them to the building. This will make it look like the garden has been there for years attached to the building and this will definitely make it look rustic.
Garden and Furniture Blend
This DIY basically involves the perfect of the colors in your garden. Both the colors of the garden furniture and garden plants have to match and blend in well. This will be perfect if both the colors are more on the dull side than the bright and popping side. The dark green, maroon and brown color scheme can definitely help make the rustic look pop.
Wood in the Garden
One can never go wrong when it comes to using wood to help create the rustic effect. So, by simply bring in a lot of wooden objects in your garden, you can easily create the rustic look. You can use simple wooden things such as old chairs, wooden crates, and wooden ladders. The wooden objects that you will use will need to be in their natural color or use a simple whitewash to paint over them.
Metal Pail Plant Pots
You can easily use any thing for plant pots. For this DIY, you will be using some old looking metal buckets for your plants. The aging of the metal buckets will absolutely help out with the rustic look.
Old Truck Water Fountain
If by some chance you have an old vehicle that no longer runs, you can incorporate it into making an absolutely creative and unique water fountain. This is definitely something that not everyone has seen before and it will have those who see it amazed.
To add on to other rustic decorations, such as metal bucket plant pots and old watering can pot, you can use some simple wooden signs in your garden. The signs can have anything garden related written or drawn on them.
Giant Wheel in Garden
You can use huge wheels as part of your rustic garden décor. You can simply place the wheel close to some of your dull garden features so to make them look outstanding. The wheel can be made from metal, or from wood, so to create the lovely rustic look.