- 1 How interesting and budgetary to remake old furniture with their own hands
- 1.1 Converting a kitchen set with your own hands
- 1.2 How to remake an old furniture wall
- 1.3 Restoration of chests of drawers: photo of successful transformations
- 1.4 New "old" bed: ideas from furniture makers
- 1.5 Revival of the wardrobe
- 1.6 Metamorphosis of children's furniture: photo gallery
- 1.7 Interesting ideas for furniture alterations at home
- 1.8 Video: master classes from pros and amateurs
How interesting and budgetary to remake old furniture with their own hands
Do not rush to throw away old furniture - give her a new life. Loved interior objects with deformed doors, curved side racks, peeled lacquered coating, shaky fittings and unfashionable handles can be changed on their own at home. Usually the alteration of old furniture does not require large financial costs and any specific skills and skills. The main thing is that you need to update the desire to create.
Converting a kitchen set with your own hands
The kitchen is the most visited place in the apartment. Therefore, the kitchen set very quickly loses its attractive appearance:
- wear out accessories, because of this door sagging and there are uneven gaps between the facades,
- the doors bend, curl, swell and crack because of temperature changes and exposure to moisture,
- erased the outer layer of the countertop,
- on the body and the facade part adhere drops of fat, dust and dirt,
- rusted handles and other metal accessories.
You can arrange kitchen furniture in two ways: go to the furniture department to order new facades and countertops, or do restoration yourself.
The easiest way to perform is the repainting of the facades. True, this method is suitable only for doors made of solid, frame and dyed MDF. Laminated MDF and MDF film are not recommended.
To give a new look to the kitchen is very easy to replace the visible furniture accessories: handles, legs (feet), plinth on the table top.
In addition to the kitchen set itself, you can refresh the dining table by replacing the boring countertop with a glass countertop; stools and chairs, covering the upper part with a new cloth or decorating the legs; Change the appearance of the refrigerator according to the new look.
How to remake an old furniture wall
The main principle of reworking the furniture wall is the replacement of the front part. Here, as in the kitchen, we recommend the use of decoupage techniques, gluing of bright film, repainting doors, inserting glass instead of chipboard or MDF. It is also possible to divide the main blocks into several independent designs. The installation of new legs and handles is also relevant.
Restoration of chests of drawers: photo of successful transformations
A chest of drawers is most often not an independent piece of furniture, but furniture that complements a suite in a bedroom, an antechamber, a nursery, a living room. Therefore, in dealing with its alteration, it is necessary to design a chest of drawers as close as possible to the design of large structures.
New "old" bed: ideas from furniture makers
Furniture in the bedroom is always individual. It is best if it reflects the character of its owners. Therefore, when changing the bedroom set should be guided by their own preferences in choosing a new design of the bed, cabinets, bedside tables.
The most budgetary way to change the appearance of the bed is to provide it with a new back, as the rest of the structure can easily be covered with a beautiful veil. For those who do not look for easy ways, it is suggested to beat the bed with leather or textiles with a soft foam layer.
Revival of the wardrobe
In the closets, the front part, that is, the doors themselves, is usually modified. And if more precisely, then insert into the sliding system. Bored wardrobe-cabinet can be updated, changing only the appearance of the facades. Moreover, in this case, it is not even necessary to disassemble the doors and change the internal filling of the profile - just apply a new pattern on the glass, paint the mirror or glue the film with colorful photos.
Metamorphosis of children's furniture: photo gallery
Redesign of children's furniture is always fun. Here, where you can use to the maximum all your creativity, imagination and creativity. Bright colors, unusual shapes, sophisticated structures, amazing prints and many, many illustrations, stickers, soft decor.
Interesting ideas for furniture alterations at home
An abandoned loft, a box with broken children's toys, oversized souvenirs, trash on the balcony and the like - a storehouse of the most incredible ideas for altering old furniture. In each of the places listed there is a lot of unused items that can be useful for the restoration of unsightly, neglected furniture.
Video: master classes from pros and amateurs
Restoration of the chest with Tikkurila materials
How to repaint old furniture yourself
Master class: how to remake an old chair
Painting on facades
How to cover the kitchen with a film
Remaking by one's own hands significantly increases the service life of old furniture with minimal financial costs. An updated set or individual furniture elements necessarily acquire an individual "temperament", become much brighter and more colorful.