All it takes is a little imagination to turn that budget-friendly thrift store find into an eye-catching piece that will add loads of personality to your home. Get inspired by some of our favorite ideas!
An old Chinese checkers board creates a cool stool in this home office. Just replace the existing seat by attaching the game with screws.
Antique soda bottles get an upgrade in this DIY hack. Store laundry room liquids in the bottles and secure with a cap.
This rustic rack is a repurposed tool box. Just flip the caddy upside down and add shower hooks to the handles to hang pots, pans, and other kitchen utensils.
The dining table in this Hamptons cottage is a true showstopper thanks to its upcycled circa 1800s corbels and blue shutters. Topped with a sheet of glass (cut with smooth, rounded edges), the sturdy combo anchors the eating area with memorable, one-of-a-kind style.
Two sturdy upcycled lamp shades salvaged butcher block add up to one stylish, minimalist coffee table in the living room of this Texas home.
The owner of this Arizona ranch home converted a vintage blue toy car into a playful light fixture to hang over her sons' desk.
Turned upside down, an old metal washtub functions as a nightstand in this Kentucky farmhouse.
A wood and metal military desk—a flea market find—now functions as a prep island in this Arizona kitchen.
The owner of this California ranch turned painted kerosene canisters, scored on , into lamps for her end tables.
The DIY towel rings in this North Carolina home's bathroom were originally bamboo purse handles.
With the help of a marble top and a sink set, a weathered flea market table became a washstand in this California ranch's bathroom.
The owner of this Wisconsin home sewed her own bed shams from Swedish tea towels.
The black-and-white Roman shades in this Connecticut farmhouse are actually black-and-white 30" x 60" floor runners hung from nails and strung up with upholstery twine.
A crab trap functions as a side table in this South Carolina retreat.
No sewing necessary: the owner of this California cottage slipped throw pillows into European linen grain sacks, then folded over the extra cloth to create country-style bed shams.
Who knew a trash can could be so handsome? In this South Carolina home, an antique butter churn serves as a garbage receptacle. Bonus: Designer Kevin Scanlon crafted the pendant lamps out of crab baskets, rope, and burlap.
A cute, country idea for the holidays: Use a vintage tractor grill instead of a traditional tree skirt.
Cast-off columns were repurposed as floor lamps on the screened-in porch of this Tennessee home.
Turn a pretty linen tablecloth into a coverlet, as seen in this Connecticut cottage.
Old canvas bags bring character to brand-new chairs in the dining room of this New York home.
Originally used to corral paperwork, a vintage metal inbox/outbox now keeps produce and bread organized.
The industrial-looking curtain rods surrounding the guest bed in this Pennsylvania home are actually made from old electrical piping.
Use an old pouch from an army sur store to conceal TV remotes, as seen to the right of the tabletop bust in this converted schoolhouse home.
Vintage nautical flags function as clever curtains in this Cape Cod home.
Not sure what to do with a collection of vintage handkerchiefs? Sew them together to create an eclectic-looking and colorful curtain.
Repurpose a basic wood plank as a rustic bath shelf, as seen in the bathroom of this California home.
Hung on a wall in this Tennessee log cabin, wooden foundry molds double as striking art.
With the addition of custom-cut mirrors, a cast-off window frame becomes an impressive full-length looking glass in this California home.
Sliding barn doors free up floor space in the small bedroom of this Massachusetts cabin.