40 Times Thrifty People Upcycled Their Old Junk Into Beautiful Home Creations

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Image: Instagram/phoenixupcycles
Image: Instagram/phoenixupcycles

38. Four-poster pet bed

It’s no surprise that people like to spoil their pets. And with a bit of upcycling, that pampering can reach the next level. Instagram user phoenixupcycles removed the back two legs of an old chair and flipped the front pair upward. With a pillow placed at the center, the final product looks like a four-poster bed, sized down for four-legged friends.

Image: hcherie92
Image: hcherie92

37. Stools fit for a library

Whether it’s through earmarked pages or a creased spine, any well-loved book will begin to show wear over time. But Reddit user hcherie92 has come up with a great way to upcycle one library’s literature. They said, “[I] had a volunteer help me make these stools out of our discarded books for new library seating.”

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Image: Lord_Ballyhoo
Image: Lord_Ballyhoo

36. A handy coffee table

Do you have a carpenter’s old toolbox lying around? If so, you can create a coffee table like this one, as crafted by Reddit user Lord_Ballyhoo. The legs of the piece come from another project, wherein the Redditor removed them from a Victorian dining table to transform it into another coffee table.

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