From Garbage to Glam: 14 Jaw-Dropping Upcycle Masterpieces!

Welcome to the world where trash becomes treasure and discarded items find new life in the most astonishing ways! In this exploration, we delve into the transformative magic of upcycling, celebrating the artistry that turns the ordinary into extraordinary.

Join us on a journey of creativity and sustainability as we unveil 14 jaw-dropping upcycle masterpieces that redefine the concept of “waste.” From discarded materials to stunning works of art, these projects will inspire you to see the potential in the seemingly mundane.

Get ready to witness the beauty that emerges when innovation and eco-consciousness collide.

Coffee Table Bench

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Photo Credit: Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body for Remodelaholic.

An old coffee table becomes the perfect bench to place in your space. This upholstered bench would look great in your bedroom and is so easy to recreate, you can do it this weekend! Get the instructions to make your own coffee table bench here.

Sliding Barn Door From an Old Interior Door

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Photo Credit: The Created Home for Remodelaholic.
This idea takes an interior door and transforms it into a sliding barn door. You will love repurposing materials and saving a ton of money on lumber while adding a stylish touch to another area of the house. Find out how to make a sliding barn door from an interior door here.

Salvaged Industrial Bar Table

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Photo Credit: Salvage Sister and Mister for Remodelaholic.

Who knew an old truck tire could become something so fabulous? This idea started with a scrap truck tire on the highway, and turns into the perfect place to sip a drink and relax a little! Find the details on how you can make a salvaged industrial bar table here.

Upcycled Herb Stand

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Photo Credit: Grillo Designs for Remodelaholic.

Check out this industrial wall herb planter that was made from the IKEA Hyllis bookshelf . This planter is situated on a dining room wall – just by the window to ensure the plants get lots of light . 

Ceiling Fan Blades Airplane

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Photo Credit: Repurposing Junkie for Remodelaholic.
If you are taking out an old ceiling fan, you are going to want to create this airplane with the blades. This would look so cute in a boys bedroom. Find out how to turn ceiling fan blades into an airplane here.

Bathroom Cabinet From an Old Window

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Photo Credit: That’s My Letter for Remodelaholic.
If you are replacing your windows soon, or happen to have a fantastic old window in your pile of building materials, you are going to want to make one of these cabinets. It has a gorgeous farmhouse look that I know you are going to love. Read how to make your own bathroom cabinet from a window here.

Table From A Cassette Organizer

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Photo Credit: The Boondocks for Remodelaholic.
If you have an old cassette organizer laying around, you are going to want to make this stunning table. Add seashells, or decorative accents to make it as unique as your home is. Find the directions to make a table from a cassette organizer here.

Kids Play Kitchen From a Cube Organizer

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Photo Credit: Home Made By Carmona For Remodelaholic.
Skip the pricey plastic play kitchens and DIY one for the kids. This idea is so cute and easy! It starts with a cube organizer and gets made over into the best place for dramatic play. Your kids will love this! Learn how to make a cube organizer play kitchen here.

From a Crib to a Couch

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Photo Credit: Pudel Design for Remodelaholic.
This idea is perfect for putting your baby furniture to work as a great addition to your home. This upcycle keeps a treasured crib into a cozy seat that will get a lot of compliments no matter what room of the house you use it in. Find out how to turn a crib into a couch here.

Kitchen Island from a Desk

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Photo Credit: Perfection Decor for Remodelaholic.
If you have a desk you have been debating tossing, why not transform it into a kitchen island? This budget friendly DIY is going to look amazing in your kitchen and will save you so much money on a kitchen renovation. Learn how to make an island from a desk here.

TV Console Table From an Old Entertainment Center

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Photo Credit: The Moon and Me for Remodelaholic.
A bulky, dated entertainment center gets a new look and a new life with this idea. You will love how this project turns out and solves the problem of what to do with the old entertainment center that takes up space. Learn how to complete this TV console table project here.

Plant Stand Turned into a Table

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Photo Credit: Southern Revivals for Remodelaholic.
A dated plant stand gets a new look and purpose. If you want to add a little gold to your decor, you are going to want to check out this idea to make a fabulous accent table for your home. Get the instructions to make your own plant stand table here.

Baby Changing Table Makeover

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Photo Credit: Helping Little Hands for Remodelaholic.
As the kids start to grow and the changing table is no longer needed, you can make the most epic play center! Kids will love having so many roads to cruise around on a play center made just for them! Learn how to make a car play center here.

Pedestal Accent Table

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Photo Credit: Provident Home Design for Remodelaholic.
You can build these accent tables for $25 each. They are sturdy, stylish and versatile, so you can use an accent table in any room of your house. Learn how to make these pedestal tables here.


Crafting Brilliance: 17 Plywood Projects to Elevate!

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In this blog, we’ll explore 17 brilliant plywood projects that can elevate your home decor, organization, and overall crafting game. Get ready to be inspired and embark on a journey of crafting brilliance with this humble yet transformative material.

From Trash to Terrific: Reclaimed Wood Projects to DIY

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Giving your dated home a new look doesn’t have to be an expensive endeavor. Reclaimed wood projects to DIY are your friend for budget friendly building! I have gathered some of my favorite DIY projects that use old wood as the star to share with you.

Simple Wood Projects Made With One Sheet of Plywood

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Simple wood projects can be versatile, inexpensive and beautiful – and you can’t get much more simple than a project made with one sheet of plywood.  Check out these 30+ ideas for inspiration!

Crafty Adventures: 16 Magical Paper Projects for Kids

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We will embark on a crafty adventure and discover 16 magical paper projects that are perfect for kids of all ages. These projects will ignite their creativity and provide hours of fun.

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Cassity Kmetzsch started Remodelaholic after graduating from Utah State University with a degree in Interior Design. Remodelaholic is the place to share her love for knocking out walls, and building everything back up again to not only add function but beauty to her home. Together with her husband Justin, they have remodeled 6 homes and are working on a seventh. She is a mother of four amazing girls. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.

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