Various furniture designers across the globe have proved that recycling is very interesting and is not reserved just to stuff cans, cardboard, and bottles in the containers. A âshopping cart chairâ and âbathtub couchâ are definitely some out of the box ideas. You never know you might just get inspired and create some new stuff using the older stuff lying around the house.
So read further to check the seven stunning home decor items made using recycled materials.
1. Shopping cart chair
This creative Shopping Cart Chair is definitely not designed considering the body ergonomics. However, this adaption of a shopping cart into a comfortable is worth a look. It is a well detailed chair, which sports a structurally-sound seat. You can bend the chair slightly. The soft cushion on the back and the arm rest is surely useful. It also adds plush appeal to the overall look of the chair. You can use these attractive and funky chair during your BBQ parties.
2. Crushed-can chair
These crushed can furniture pieces are simple and vibrant. Of course they wonât blend with all interior design schemes, but are robust. You can use them as an outdoor furniture. They will go well with the rugged environment. Donât worry no one will really notice the rust on the chairs.
3. Old sports equipment chair
Are you a sports freak, or anyone else in your family loves sports. Then it’s certain that you might have a collection of some old sports equipment. Are you worried of the accumulating stuff? Here is a simple way to use all these old sports equipment. You can cleverly reuse them and create a funky furniture. Given is one such example. The picture shows a chair that is designed using a baseball bat, while skateboard is used to design a table. It may not suit your current furniture setting and living style, however you can also design one and gift it to one of your friends who is a sports fan. He will indeed love this sporty yet personally recycled furniture present.
4. Dishwasher drum table
Have you ever considered a dishwasher drum to be reused as a furniture piece? Take a look at this recycled dishwasher drum table. It works well as a side table. Once transformed, the odd object suits its new roll. It works well as the base of a cylindrical table. You can also add some interesting lighting patters with it. In addition the hollow center makes the table a light and versatile furniture.
5. Old bathtub couch
If you are planning to remodel your bathroom and are wondering about what to do with the huge and awkward old bathtubs, then we are here to help you. As shown in the picture you can also transfer your big bathtube into a useful couch. With some simple modifications you can deal with these huge relics. You can design a romantic love seat or a kitch creation. There are innumerous options, so think of one that suits you.
6. Old CD chair
With the development in the IT industry, everything related to computers and laptops is gettng smaller and fewer. Earlier, people used to use lots of CDs. Few of the simple reuses for the CDs are coasters and dangling decorations. However, to add to your surprise we would suggest you to use the old CDs in designing a creative chair. Of course it is a pretty compact way for reusing loads of CD all at once. Moreover, you have to wonder whether the CD chair is going to be comfortable or not.
7. Cycle spokes table
Donât throw away that smashed and bended bike wheel. Now you would be wondering what to do with it, so here is the solution. You can put together the broken pieces into various useful and attractive furniture pieces. As shown in the picture you can design some eye-catchy centre tables and side table.