You may want to decorate the house with furniture used for a number of factors. The first is for the economy, since the furniture used is usually much cheaper than the new ones. Another reason may be because you have some used old furniture in your home taking up space and you no longer know what to do with it. Third, many people are looking to restore old and used furniture for an environmental and sustainable issue, avoiding the disposal of junk in the wild. And finally, it might be that you want to decorate with used furniture simply because you love that style.
Whatever the reason, this post will help you create an incredible decor with used, old, recycled or restored furniture, use whatever term you prefer. The used furniture can also be inserted in the decoration even if the main style is not the same as the furniture, as this furniture often only helps to reinforce the style and the personality of the residents.
In any case it is worth mentioning that both the most modern and the most classic proposals receive an antique furniture very well. The care in this case is to let it conform to the style of the decoration. To do this, try to use a color that matches the rest of the environment. And do not overdo the dose, an armchair or coffee table is enough.
In the case of rustic decorations and vintages, used furniture falls like a glove. They can be inserted into the environment more naturally or with some finishing, such as patina, for example.
Here are some tips for you to repaginate and update that antique furniture and make it beautiful in the decor of your home:
Tips for remodeling and decorating with used furniture
Painting is one of the most traditional ways to transform that little piece of furniture you have there in your house. The vivid and vibrant colors are on the rise, especially for the painting of used furniture. Do not forget to clean the piece well and sand it. The enamel paint is best suited for this type of work, but you can also try the sprays inks, which give a very beautiful and uniform look to the furniture.
The patina is a type of finish given to the furniture so that it looks an aged and worn. Any type of furniture can receive the effect, which can vary in the most diverse colors. The best of the patina is that it fits in assorted styles of decor and you can even do it.
THE decoupage is another way - easy, simple and inexpensive - to turn the face of a piece of furniture, even one that is not so worn out, but you're already tired of looking at it. Basically, decoupage is the process of cutting and pasting previously selected images. Just let the creativity flow!
Coating the furniture is also an interesting outlet to repaginate the used furniture. It can be coated with fabric or adhesive, of the contact paper type. The process is also very simple and inexpensive.
Restoring used and old furniture may also be worth it. In this case, it may be necessary to count on the help of persons specialized in this process, since the restoration aims to recover the original characteristics of the furniture and does not modify it, like the other suggestions mentioned above. If the piece is an inheritance or family heirloom, it may be worth shelling out money and leaving the furniture as new.
The handles can change the whole look of the furniture in a matter of seconds. There are specialized stores in this type of product where you can find varied models, colors and sizes of handles. There are some options to do at home too, such as leather strap handles or pieces of wood. Be that as it may, consider this exchange, it can do a damn good for your mobile.
If the furniture you have in your home is an armchair, a sofa or bench, consider the possibility of changing the fabric of the upholstery, opting for a more contemporary type and a color that matches the rest of the decoration. Thus, you update the part while retaining its original design.
60 inspirations from used and refurbished furniture to enhance home decor
Check out now a selection of old and used furniture pictures in the room decor. You will be amazed - and fall in love - with so many possibilities:
Picture 1 - In this closet, the old suitcase, that can be a relic of family, serves to help organize the environment.
Picture 2 - Furniture used: patina changed the look of the coffee table and it gained a prominent place in the bathroom.
Picture 3 - Furniture used: new paint was already enough to transform the steel cabinet.
Picture 4 - This closet underwent a restoration and was very well reused in the room.
Picture 5 - Decoration with used furniture: the old bag gained a new use and happened to be the side table of the room.
Picture 6 - Plants give an extra charm to the restored wooden bench.
Picture 7 - Table of trestles is high in the decoration with used furniture.
Image 8 - Sustainable decoration: table of recycled materials and double puff of tires.
Picture 9 - White kitchen of classic style was valued with the antique table of wood and iron.
Image 10 - Furniture used in the decoration: for the multipurpose cabinet, the proposal was to change the handles and to cover some drawers.
Picture 11 - Wooden table demonstrates to be a lady of advanced age, already the chairs complete the decoration with a mix of retro and modern.
Picture 12 - In this project, the antique clock and bed come to prove that maturity has its particular beauty.
Picture 13 - Do not underestimate a steel cabinet, it can be a great ally of the modern style decor with used furniture.
Picture 14 - Decoration with used furniture: new painting updated the chairs and transformed the decoration of the dining room.
Image 15 - And have you thought about reusing the car seats? See how they stay in the decor of this closet.
Image 16 - Used furniture: wood may be old, but it never goes out of style.
Image 17 - Used furniture: this bathroom has become even more classic and sophisticated with the table used and restored.
Picture 18 - And look at this idea! Reapprove a metal barrel!
Picture 19 - Furniture used: table and bench with patina contrast in the living and colorful environment; Pallets on the wall complete the decor.
Picture 20 - If you do not give anything on that stool of your house, try throwing a color on it! I bet you're going to change your mind.
Image 21 - Taking a ride on the sustainability wave: wooden spool turning table.
Picture 22 - Used furniture: turquoise radicalized the look of that sideboard.
Image 23 - Iron furniture can also be repaginated; white color makes them more present.
Picture 24 - Used furniture: mute set of old suitcases.
Image 25 - Antique dresser now in pink.
Image 26 - Decoration with used furniture: coffee table has gained a new use and now serves to support the TV.
Picture 27 - For this old armchair, the option was to use a new fabric to valorize it.
Picture 28 - This room is full of vintage elements: from the sofa to the little tables through the floor lamp.
Picture 29 - Do you have plastic boxes that clog your house? Put them in the decoration.
Picture 30 - In this room, the leather pouf is the oldest object of decoration.
Picture 31 - A special table for studies inserted perfectly in the decoration with used furniture.
Picture 32 - Nothing better than a lively and cheerful color to transform the used furniture.
Picture 33 - Decoration with used furniture: antique table of classic style was inserted harmoniously in a project of decoration more modern.
Image 34 - Decoration with used furniture: glass cabinets are rare to find nowadays, if you have one in your house re-use it in the decor.
Picture 35 - Record this recipe for a brand new piece of furniture: vibrant color paint, new handles and coated top.
Image 36 - Used furniture: the homesick rocking chair brings a warm and cozy feel to the room.
Image 37 - When renovating a used furniture, use colors that match the rest of the décor.
Picture 38 - Decoration with used furniture: this armchair is a journey in time.
Picture 39 - For chair, white paint; on the stool, a cloth covering for the seat and black paint on the feet.
Picture 40 - entrance hall decorated with used and old parts.
Picture 41 - Antique furniture turned bedside table in this double room.
Picture 42 - Decoration with used furniture: the wood is a noble material that will never be left out in the decoration; what changes is the design of the furniture made with it.
Picture 43 - Decoration with used furniture: low coffee table renovated to decorate the house with bibelôs and other objects.
Picture 44 - Used Furniture: Closet with drawers used has decorative and functional effect for this room.
Image 45 - Decoration with used furniture: The good old staircase, that everyone has at home, can turn into an object of modern decoration.
Picture 46 - Old windows have turned bed head in this project, liked the idea? In demolition material stores you find many models easy.
Picture 47 - A new functionality for the coffee table in the decoration with used furniture.
Picture 48 - Furniture used: hospital bed turns children's bed in this project, would you use one of these in your house?
Image 49 - Used furniture: just like wood, the leather is a timeless material and does not lose its aesthetic importance with the passage of time.
Picture 50 - In this image, several boxes help in the organization of the house.
Image 51 - Worried about the furnet on the couch? Here, in this room, not even the biggest features of the armchair prevented her from participating in the decoration.
Picture 52 - Another example of how the old suitcases can benefit the decoration with reused furniture.
Picture 53 - Used furniture: retro and modern dividing the same space, harmoniously.
Image 54 - Furniture used: orange color is one of the most reminiscent of retro style; point for the chair that was painted with that color.
Image 55 - Pallets, great friends of uncomplicated decoration, are the symbol of reusable furniture.
Picture 56 - Clean and neutral decoration counted on the restored table beside the bed.
Image 57 - Decoration with used furniture: vanity in the suitcase!
Image 58 - Decoration with used furniture: do not need the stairs anymore? Turn it into a shelf.
Image 59 - Decoration with used furniture: retro style remained in the colors and the design, but the furniture received current influences in the figures.
Image 60 - Double room all decorated with old and used furniture.