Sunday, 19 June 2016

Repurpose - Reuse - Recycle

A monthly post to (hopefully) inspire you to look at old things in a new way.

Presenting The Doors


Old doors have so many uses and can serve so many purposes.

They can provide a sheltered spot in the garden to sit in.
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They can provide privacy or screen an unattractive part of the garden.
Rhonda Schlenker's door fence via Flea Market Gardening

A complete tutorial  for this lovely privacy screen can be found at Proven Beauty.

They make lovely entrances for brides.
For the full story on these lovely doors visit Taylor Rae over at Taylored and Turquoise.

Real Weddings

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And they add a touch of whimsy to the entrance of a vegetable garden.
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Living the Country Life

Add a screen door to a bookshelf and it becomes a pantry.

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A multi pane door provides ample opportunity to show off those family photos,
and with the addition of some hooks provides a place to hang your coats.
Original concept by The Raw Food family, a video tutorial can be found here.

I've been looking for an inexpensive way to make a shed for my gardening tools, I think
this might fit the bill.
A tutorial can be found Woohome.

Made into an arbour they make an unique focal point in the garden.

This one is by Dawn and her hubby Don via Empress of Dirt.

If you looking for something with a little bit of age,
then this one's for you
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This one would brighten up even the dullest spot in the garden.
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They are also an inexpensive way to make a big impact and drama in the bedroom.

Pop over to Fari Designs to see how her son created this dramatic
headboard for his bedroom.

Beckie at Infarrantly Creative shows how a curbside rescue became a beautiful headboard.

And finally, not recycled, but such a cute idea I couldn't not share.

Disclaimer: I try to give credit to the owners of all the images I use, sometimes this is not possible, those images where the source is unknown will be assumed to be in the public domain. If you are the owner of any of these images (source unknown) and would like them removed or credit added, please let me know

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