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Upcycling idea: Door frame to wall shelves

Wood, according to me is always a commodity that should not be wasted and must be reused/recycled at every opportunity. So when another door frame was being discarded,  I was sure I wanted to upcycle this one also.  The door frame was much larger than the previous one I had worked on.  So I decided… Continue reading Upcycling idea: Door frame to wall shelves

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Upcycling idea: Old Door to Corner stand

This is a quick post on yet another upcycling home project of mine.  Unfortunately, I just have one “before” picture as I did this make over quite sometime ago. The pair of old narrow doors had a square grill pattern that seemed to work perfectly for a corner stand.      Most fascinated by the… Continue reading Upcycling idea: Old Door to Corner stand

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Upcycling idea: Pair of old doors transformed to a rectangular two-tier table

Yet another post on an upcycling project, hope you have liked some of my previous projects listed under the “Decor Category”. This was how the pair of doors looked ‘before’.   The transformation involved chopping off the doors at the bottom to discard the damaged edges at the end.  The reduced length was then used… Continue reading Upcycling idea: Pair of old doors transformed to a rectangular two-tier table

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Particle Board: a surprisingly elegant alternative to glass on cane

When the glass of my center table cracked, I was quite heart broken considering that it had served me for years and also the potential hassle of getting hold of someone to replace it was not a very exciting prospect.  But the brighter side of this was that, I could give my table a new… Continue reading Particle Board: a surprisingly elegant alternative to glass on cane

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Upcycling idea: Copper pot to table top

If you are from South India especially Karnataka, or familiar with old South Indian houses, you would be acquainted with the traditional ‘hande’.  For the uninitiated, the ‘hande’  is a huge copper pot that is built into an earthern stove in the bathroom to heat huge quantities of water.  The pot is firmly affixed using cement… Continue reading Upcycling idea: Copper pot to table top