If you never thought you’d want to buy second-hand furniture, you’ll likely change your mind once you see Zoe Murphy’s stunning upcycled pieces. The British designer breathes new life into salvaged midcentury modern furniture with bold and colorful designs inspired by her seaside hometown Margate, Kent. The whimsical and ‘50s-inspired retro prints promotes Murphy’s idea of “loving what belongs to you.”
You won’t believe these amazing before and after photos of the best furniture makeovers we’ve ever seen. These awesome ideas can be done in two days, so get inspired by these DIY projects that transform old, unwanted furniture into smart storage solutions for your home.
#Setinthestreet is an ongoing art project by photographer Justin Bettman. Bettman collects unwanted furniture and create elaborate home sets with Wes Anderson–inspired aesthetic on random streets in New York.
Before and after: handmade toy kitchen from old entertainment center. I cant begin to express how clever these grandparents are, and crafty, to make this beautiful toy out of an old piece of unwanted furniture. And its a hundred times better quality than the plastic play kitchens you can buy in the store. way to go!