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12 Ways to Turn Old Furniture into New Storage

Are you considering a new home décor overhaul in your home? Perhaps you might be getting rid of some old furniture you’ve been holding onto for a while now. But stop right there! Don’t throw away those pieces of furniture just yet.

Those old pieces of furniture can be repurposed with a new overhaul that will make them brand new. You can easily turn just about any old piece of furniture into a new storage piece. Take an old bookshelf and turn it into a new storage bench. How about that old crib you have in the garage that your children now have out grown? Turn it into a fabric organizer!

The possibilities are endless. Let’s look at some of these great repurposing ideas I’ve put together to make your old furniture into something new and amazing.

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Take any size trunk and create additional storage by making it a centered table piece as a coffee table. It even works as a storage device on the side as a decor too.

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Take an old bookshelf and turn it into a storage bench by turning it on its side. You can repaint the bookshelf and add some cushions to adding comfortable sitting.

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When your kid makes the big leap from a big-kid bed, create the ideal fabric storage. All you need to do is drape the fabric in your own organized way!

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Take an old filing cabinet by making it into your new favorite garage storage container. Turn the file cabinet on its side, remove the drawers, and add wheels to make it more mobile. You can eve give it a fresh new coat of paint.

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Bring some charm and decor into your bathroom with an old wooden ladder. Lean it up against the wall and store anything from your favorite towels and cloths. You can place cute wired storage baskets to bring a farmhouse style into your bathroom.

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Repaint an entire old table with a reverse stencil style. Paint the entire wood finish  except for the style you want to stencil out. It gives off a cute, earthy look on the table, especially with being painted white.

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If you have an old dresser, update it with a fun color that is bright or neutral. You can even paint it with chalkboard paint for a playful look in your children’s room. The dresser is a great place to allow kids to use their imagination and draw or write anything on the dresser.

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Take some old wood frames and repurpose them with a gold finish that gives the chalkboard a stylish look that looks great either resting on a surface of hanging on the wall.

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Turn old doors into hanging shelves. These shelves can hold decor pieces or act as a coat hanger. It’s up to you to decide!

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Another idea for an old bookcase is turning it into a colorful sandbox. This is a simple idea that’s easy to do and your children will love it!

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Take some old cabinet doors and make them into a cute bed headboard. It only requires a coat of paint.

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Do you have a tiny bathroom that needs some extra storage? If you have some space to spare on any of the walls in the bathroom make your very own bathroom cabinet with an antique window.

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