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72 Upcycled Decor Ideas

From Kitchen Cutlery Decor to Rad Repurposed Couches

— July 31, 2014 — Eco
Combining sustainability with customized techniques, these upcycled decor ideas are offering some fantastic ideas on how to incorporate more unique eco-friendly designs into your home.

Offering a cost-effective alternative to buying furnishings at the store, these upcycled decor ideas showcase how to easily transform everyday materials into creative and useful household products. Using everything from industrial pipes to computerized gadgets to create lampshades and loungers, these upcycled decor pieces are showcasing how a little imagination can easily bring new life into old or unused materials. A great way to add some personalized touches to your interior decor, these sustainable design tactics will surely stand out with their eclectic forms and material make-up.

A great way to reuse items instead of simply throwing them out, these upcycled ideas will surely have crafty homeowners craving to give these projects a try.
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Recycled Barn Wood Chairs
Recycled Barn Wood Chairs
The SU Collection by Emeco and Nendo in Eco-Friendly
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Clothing-Covered Furnishings
Clothing-Covered Furnishings
Outfit Your Home with the Greg Papove Socks + Furniture Collection
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Fishing Gear Carpets
Fishing Gear Carpets
NetWorks by Interface Aims to Reduce and Recycle Waste Found in Oceans
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Upcycled Washing Machine Chairs
Upcycled Washing Machine Chairs
This DIY Project Transforms a Washing Machine into Sleek Seating
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Chemical Waste Mirrors
Chemical Waste Mirrors
This Recycled Mirror Design is Sustainable and Edgy
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Trashy Recycled Closet Designs
Trashy Recycled Closet Designs
The Trash Closet Project is Bringing Awareness to Our Wasteful Ways
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Curiously Constructed Lighting
Curiously Constructed Lighting
The 'Il Gigante Poco Da Bologna Lamp' Looks Like a Unique Antique
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Upcycled Mattress Paintings
Upcycled Mattress Paintings
These Bed Mattresses Have Creatively Been Turned into Art
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Vibrant Recycled Aluminum Lights
Vibrant Recycled Aluminum Lights
The W131 Lamps by Wastberg are Small and Colorful
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Salvaged Ski Lift Seating
Salvaged Ski Lift Seating
The Adrien Rovero Rock Looks Like a Giant Gondola
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Fabric-Wrapped Shelves
Fabric-Wrapped Shelves
These DIY Shelves Upcycle Old Decor Pieces with Textile
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Skateboard Picnic Tables
Skateboard Picnic Tables
IndiePopShop's Skateboard Picnic Table Brings Adventure Indoors
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Recycled Multifunctional Furnishings
Recycled Multifunctional Furnishings
The ECO Table and ECO Chair Offer a Variety of Uses
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Comfy Eco-Friendly Perches
Comfy Eco-Friendly Perches
Kristin Drohan Creates Green Pieces with a Past
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DIY Sci-Fi Globes
DIY Sci-Fi Globes
This Tutorial Teaches You How to Upcycle a Globe into a Star Wars Death Star
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Microscopic Molecular Chairs
Microscopic Molecular Chairs
The Molecular Chair by Antonio Pio Saracino is Inspired by Science
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Bottle Cap Covered Chairs
Bottle Cap Covered Chairs
The Capped Out Chair by BRC Designs is Eco-Friendly and Fun
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Sawdust-Made Seating
Sawdust-Made Seating
The Broom Chair is Stylishly Simple and Eco-Friendly
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Ornately Upcycled Barrel Seating
Ornately Upcycled Barrel Seating
Dentelles & Bidons Create Amazing Barrel Chairs from Metal Drums
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Sustainably Woven Seating
Sustainably Woven Seating
The Recycled Pouf from CB2 is an Eco-Conscious Design Choice
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Recycled Pine Dressers
Recycled Pine Dressers
The Mari Bermain Rasa Furniture Pieces are Made From Unwanted Wood
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Seemingly Upcycled Stools
Seemingly Upcycled Stools
The Bucket Stool by Pedersen and Lennard Has a Shabby-Chic Aesthetic
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Wholly Upcycled Interiors
Wholly Upcycled Interiors
Francois Duquesnoy Uses Recycled Furniture Ideas to Create Quick Spaces
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Wall-Mounted Nooks
Wall-Mounted Nooks
BuzziHood by Alain Gilles is Made Out of Recycled Material
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Raw Forestry Furnishings
Raw Forestry Furnishings
The Nature-Inspired Furniture by Adi Zaffra Adds a Natural Touch to Homes
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Public Transit Furniture
Public Transit Furniture
'Subway Series' by 718 Made in Brooklyn Will Get You Places
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Built-In Garden Furniture
Built-In Garden Furniture
Love Hulten's Senescent Desk Changes Over Time
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Eccentric Ski Equipment Lighting
Eccentric Ski Equipment Lighting
The Willem Heeffer Ski Chandelier Up-cycles Old Gear
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Restored Riverboat Bookcases
Restored Riverboat Bookcases
The 'Fashion for Home' Shipwood Dark Shelf is Soaked in History
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Kitchen Cutlery Decor
Kitchen Cutlery Decor
This Painted Spoon Wall Art Combines Artistic Qualities with Household Goods
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Vibrant Recycled Plastic Seating
Vibrant Recycled Plastic Seating
'Butter Chair' is DesignbyThem's New Recycled Furniture Product
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Spectral Ball Seating
Spectral Ball Seating
The Recycled Silk Collection Has an Unexpected and Fantastic Freshness
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Upcycled Mining Cart Furniture
Upcycled Mining Cart Furniture
This Recycled Coffee Table was Once Utilized in a French Mine
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Upcycled Scooter Furniture
Upcycled Scooter Furniture
David Giametta's Vespa Scooter Desk is Ideal for Work-At-Home Hipsters
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Chic Shipyard Furnishings
Chic Shipyard Furnishings
Produktwerft by Sascha Akkermann Makes Old Lumber Look Newfangled
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Clothing Constructed Seating
Clothing Constructed Seating
This T-Shirt Furniture Collection Encourages Sustainable Practices
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Recycled Stacked Lighting
Recycled Stacked Lighting
This New Line of Lamp Shades is Vintage and Whimsical
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Recycled Wineglass Lighting
Recycled Wineglass Lighting
The Bipolaire Pendant Light by Tat Chao is Whimsical and Futuristic
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Meta Upcycled Furniture Sets
Meta Upcycled Furniture Sets
Waste Waste 40x40 is Made from the Scraps of Leftover Wood
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Upcycled Woven Rugs
Upcycled Woven Rugs
SerpentSea Mats are Made From Reused Marine Rope
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Recycled Water Heater Benches
Recycled Water Heater Benches
Nelly Trakidou '79°C' Seating is the Right Temperature
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Eco Greenbag Chairs
Eco Greenbag Chairs
The PP Capsule is Manufactured from 100% Recycled Materials, Inside and Out
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Athletic Brand-Inspired Art
Athletic Brand-Inspired Art
New Balance London Experience Center Showcases Sport & Craft
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Bottle Stopper Seating
Bottle Stopper Seating
The Recycled Wine Cork Stool is Made from Corks
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Clementine Crate Cupboards
Clementine Crate Cupboards
Use Recycled Produce Boxes for a Creative DIY Wall Shelf
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Cork Task Lamps
Cork Task Lamps
The Kurk Desk Light by Craig Foster is Flat-Packed and Eco-Friendly
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Avocado Crate Lighting
Avocado Crate Lighting
The Recycled Pendant Lamps by Kelly Caruso is Full of Rustic Texture
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Steampunk Gamer Lights
Steampunk Gamer Lights
The Mario Bros Industrial Pipe Lamp Playfully Depicts Different Characters
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Whimsical Recycled Lighting
Whimsical Recycled Lighting
This Range of Wicker Lamp Shades Turns Trash into a Source of Light
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Customizable Paper Seats
Customizable Paper Seats
Kids Can Draw Designs on the Kenno Recycled Cardboard Chair
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Industrial Pipe Bookshelves
Industrial Pipe Bookshelves
Furnishings by Stella Blue Designs are Environmentally Sustainable
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Soda Bottle Furniture
Soda Bottle Furniture
ReCycle Park Turns Used Plastic into Colorful Benches and Bike Racks
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Car Seating Furniture
Car Seating Furniture
The Seat Belt Furniture by Phillips Collection is Ravishingly Rad
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Coffee Filter Lampshades
Coffee Filter Lampshades
Vilma Farrell of Lampada Creates Caffeinated Lighting
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Bubbly Upcycled Saree Seating
Bubbly Upcycled Saree Seating
The Pompom Pouf by Studio Avni Recycles Traditional Indian Garments
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Recycled Newspaper Lights
Recycled Newspaper Lights
The Pulp Pendant Lamps From Folklore are Delicately Asymmetrical
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Repurposed Cot Projects
Repurposed Cot Projects
The DIY Crib Desk Turns One Piece of Children's Furniture into Another
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Recycled Jean Part Rugs
Recycled Jean Part Rugs
Polytuft's Rug Makes Use of Labels from Recycled Jeans
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Eco Bottle Bulb Lights
Eco Bottle Bulb Lights
These Beautiful Bottle Lamp Designs by Studio Swine are Upcycled Luxury
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Luxury Paper Pop-Ups
Luxury Paper Pop-Ups
Hermes + Shigeru Ban Pavilion is an Eco-Friendly Design
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Rad Repurposed Couches
Rad Repurposed Couches
The Moon Sofa Comprises Materials that Have Been Given a Second Life
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Vintage Vehicle Seating
Vintage Vehicle Seating
The Tailgate Garden Bench by Kathi Borrego is a Sentimental Creation
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Forced Interaction Furniture
Forced Interaction Furniture
The Bottlebench Social Garden Furniture Project Enhances Interaction
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Cardboard Origami Child Stools
Cardboard Origami Child Stools
This Upcycled Hand-Crafted Child Stool Lets Kids Sit and Step Up
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Eco Pop Art Furniture
Eco Pop Art Furniture
Yameng Li's Tyred Custom Chair if Full of Cultural References
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Rustic Upcycled Wood Stools
Rustic Upcycled Wood Stools
The Recrate Stool Up-Cycle by K3 Urban Design Is Smoothly Rugged
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Recycled Robust Storage
Recycled Robust Storage
The Roadie Collection by Karpenter is Durable and Sustainable
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Upcycled Oil Drum Cabinets
Upcycled Oil Drum Cabinets
These Schrank Oil Can Cupboards Create Industrial Chic Storage
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DIY Cardboard Cutout Lamps
DIY Cardboard Cutout Lamps
Create These Glamorous Pendant Lights Out of Recycled Materials
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Upcycled Wooden Mobile Chairs
Upcycled Wooden Mobile Chairs
These Upcycled Chairs are Made from Vintage Wooden Casks
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Upcycled Pallet Headboards
Upcycled Pallet Headboards
Turn an Ordinary Pallet into Chic Bedroom Decor with This Guide
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