The Best Farmhouse Repurposed Chair DIYS and Ideas are going to enlighten you on how versatile a Thrift Chair can be! From Shelf to Bench and more!
Chairs are a part of our every daily lives! We use them all the time to rest… to work… to chat with our friends and family and so much more! However… we usually think of them as a place to sit! But today we are going to look at them a little bit differently. You know…see their full potential! You won’t believe how many imaginative ways you can transform a chair into a planter… a bench… even a towel rack. Have you ever thought of using your chairs as shelves or to hold a vignette on the wall…well you will now! Have you tossed away some chairs that were broken and you thought you couldn’t use any more? Well you might want to rethink that after you see some of the projects that await you. So DON’T throw out those chairs…even if they are broken…I think you will be giving them a new purpose in life really soon! Now here is a suggestion to you all… If you find a chair that is broken or for a good price and it has SPINDLES… snatch it up an cut all the spindles out… use them for handles…ornaments… embellishments and more! They are PRICELESS!!! Harvest the legs and if they are broken and the back of the chair is good… save that for a million and one uses. Even a chair that has seen a million better days has something to give… just look into its soul and you will find it. ENJOY!
Repurposed Chair – Confessions Of A Serial DIYER
You care not going to believe this one… Christy found this chair crushed and thrown in the garbage (I am serious!!!!). This lady has an eye… you know that any one of us would have not even given it a second look…well she did and she created this amazing rack that would look incredible wherever it hangs! She is going to show you exactly what she did so if a half a chair presents itself to you… you too will know what to do!
Ornaments from Broken Furniture – Debi’s Design Diary
This has to be one of my favorite projects of all times! If you have broken chairs with spindles that are cracked… chipped or snapped… NO problem… there is still new life for them! If you have chairs with not so pretty legs… they can instantly become ornaments! What an outlet for original creativity! These ornaments are a Farmhouse Lovers Delight!!! I am surprised Joanna Gaines doesn’t have a line of them! So don’t discard or dismiss those chairs that are looking shabby… CREATE!!!
Salvaged Chairs Into DIY Frames – Salvaged Inspirations
Ok… this upcycle is simply brilliant! Come and see how Denise cut the backs off a Throne looking Thrift Store Chairs and then let all her creativity loose! In the end she created the perfect Farmhouse Wall Art! You are never going to look at a chair back the same way again!
Spindle Wind Chimes – Confessions Of A Serial DIYER
Christy is back with yet another super creative upcycle for us. This time she is turning a set of Chair Spindles into a whimsical Wind Chime! She will walk you through that process so you can make one of your very own! This is where you can let your imagination soar!!! Perfect for the Spring and Summer breezes!
Salvaged Chair Ladder Back Scarf Rack – Sadie Seasongoods
Sarah is over at Hometalk today showing you how she up cycled a chair back into the perfect place to hang your scarves! You won’t believe how simple it is! Oh the possibilities!
Salvaged Chair Bird Bath – Daisy Mae Belle
This has to be the sweetest bird bath I have ever seen! With a little bit of shabby and a terra-cotta saucer you will have yourself a little retreat for all the tweets!!! So simple yet perfect!
$2 Wood Chair Back Becomes A Shabby Chic Wreath – Petticoat Junction
Our friend Kathy over at Petticoat Junktion found herself a $2 Chair… what she does with it is totally Farmtastic! Come on over and see how she creates this great Farmhouse Accessory. I bet you will be on the hunt for the perfect chair. You can make it your own with your favorite color and paint treatment and of course that gorgeous wreath you will be creating. So much inspiration to be had here! LOVE IT!
Thrift Store Chair Makeover to a Vintage Planter Chair – Homeroad
The creative Susan over at Homeroad picked up a chair that was in a very sad way… but it was not sad for long. Come and see how this chair looked and enjoy how it looks now in all its planter glory! Great for that Farmhouse Front Porch… but you can also use it as a planter in the home. Head on over and see how it was done and then keep your eyes peeled for Thrift Store Chairs!
Chair Back Memo Board – Home Talk
Here is yet another brilliant way to use a chair back… turn it into a chalkboard! Come and see how easy it is to do! If the bottom half of the chair is in great shape… you might want to turn that into a shelf or a step stool!
Tutorial For An Upcycled Chair And Scaffolding Board Furniture Bench – Pillar Box Blue
I LOVE this idea and I love the funky Farmhouse style too! Come and see how a piece of scaffolding and an old chair became this cool bench that can be used in an Entryway and even a Garden Bench which you will see when you visit! What a brilliant idea! One of the lessons I have learned while collecting these items for you is that a chair does not have to be in good shape to have great uses. All the little bits and pieces sure come together to form something outstanding!
Photo Display Chair – Mamie James
Over at Mamie James you see an old chair that got a quick and easy makeover. Twine was simply strung around the back of the chair and it formed a clothes line. They treasured photos were attached with simple little clothespins. Then to put it over the Farmhouse Cottage Style Top… a stack of vintage dishes were added to the display. Does this strike an idea???
Sidewalk Chalkboard – Knick of Time
Knick of Time … Oh that Angie over at Knick of Time sure has an upcycling knack! She took one of her vintage folding chairs that were not suited for sitting and turned them into something fabulous …a chalkboard! How cool does this look. Wouldn’t this be perfect in a kitchen or even better…a sign at a Wedding! Oh the possibilities…it just shows you to look into the piece that you have and see it’s potential.
Chair Leg Shelf – Confessions Of A Serial DIYER
Chair Leg ShelfAs always Christy over at Confessions Of A Serial DIYER brings such an original and oh so useful new Chair Upcycle to the table! I LOVE how she uses the entire chair (she has another upcycle for the top piece) Many times the bottom of a chair is harvested for the legs and spindles so seeing the entire bottom used for something so Farmhouse awesome as this shelf is refreshing. Come and see how simple it is to put together. So when you spot a chair… check it up and down and see the full potential of the piece. LOVE this creation and just think of all the color and paint treatment possibilities.
DIY Chair Back Coat Rack – Face Lift Furniture
Face Lift Furniture … Check out Face Lift Furniture and get some really unique ideas on how to repurpose that chair! I think you are going to love these! Great way to get organized with style!
How To Make a Chair Planter Upcycling a Chair – Home Stories A to Z
Who wouldn’t want this beauty on their front porch! This old Farmhouse Rocker had seen many better days but when it got to Beth over at Home Stories A to Z it was totally reborn. Come and watch how she made this sad little chair into a happy rocker… her step by step will have you repairing a chair with wood filler… sanding… priming and painting in NO TIME!!! Check out the details… you can use them with so many different wood projects.
DIY Chair Shelf – Solid Frog
Solid Frog… I know that this is not a specific DIY…but I just loved how it looked I had to share it with you. The DIY is pretty obvious…hang a chair or two in the fashion that pleases your esthetics and then decorate! This would look great with any style chair to fit your decor. Does’t it look amazing!
Chair Back Towel Rack Shelf – My Repurposed Life
Gail over at My Repurposed Life is going to show us how to create this wonderful Farmhouse Towel Rack made from the back of a chair. A little sawing… sanding… adding corners and a shelf… a bit of Gorilla Glue and your towels will have a new home. What a great addition to a Bathroom or Kitchen! So much charm and oh so useful. What paint color and treatment will you use on yours???
DIY Storage Ottoman – BHG
BHG… This is SEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEW Fabulous! You can use a chair as a base and create one or if you are lucky enough to find one of these stools…the rest is so easy. Hop on over to Better Homes and Gardens for moor details!
Garden Bench (or Regular Bench) Made From Repurposed Chairs – My Repurposed Life
Here is another creation by Gail from My Repurposed Life… this time she is taking two chairs and creating an amazing bench that can be used in the garden or you can make it for inside where you could use a little extra seating! You really won’t believe how simple it is to make. Sanding… Painting… adding a simple wooden seat and viola! So many possibilities… if you are going to use it indoors… you could even upholster the seat! Take your vision and run with it.
DIY Chair Frames – All Things Thrifty
All Things Thrifty… Over at All Things Thrifty…you are going to find an ingenious idea! Did you know with the right chair you can create a fabulous frame? Well you can…check it out!
DIY Pet Bed – Home Remedies
Here is another Pet Bed version that all the little doggies will adore because it is so easy to get into. No jumping up! Home Remedies is going to show you how to take a chair and with a few supplies turn it into your furbabies comfort zone! Just by sawing the legs off… then giving it a sand… a pet friendly paint job and an upholstered pillow it will be ready for your pup or kitties nap time. Not that I am a stickler for having my pups stuff blend with my decor… I know many people are a bit more concerned and a project like this lends itself to blending into your home decor style. Picking the right color… paint treatment and fabric will make it look perfect! SOOOOOO many possibilities! These are very easy to make… so if you have an extra chair and don’t need a bed for your furry child… why not make one for your Local Animal Shelter… they will LOVE IT!!!
Upcycled Display Chair – Pinterest
Pinterest… I know this is not a specific DIY…but how cute does this look…it just shows you if you have a chair that might not be able to hold anyone…it can surely hold a vignette right! Any style chair…any vignette…the possibilities are endless! Give it a try!
DIY Chair Side Table – Happy and Harried
Happy and Harried… Happen to have a chair with a broken back? Well Happy and Harried has the perfect answer to that situation. Don’t throw it away … simply cut off the back and then get to the steps of refinishing! Get the DIY over at this fun blog! You will then have a fabulous side table… plant stand or how about a base to one of your imaginative Vignettes! Possibilities are endless.
Repurpose Old Kitchen Chairs – Spoonful of Imagination
Spoonful of Imagination… What’s better than 1 repurposed old kitchen chair? THREE Old Kitchen Chairs that’s what…why you ask…because 3 make a perfect bench and Erica over at Spoonful of Imagination is going to show you how to make one!!! You can use 3 of the same kind or 3 different style…with arms or without…the possibilities are endless!
DIY Message Center – Homeroad
Homeroad… How clever is this Repurposed Vintage Folding Chair? Would you ever have thought to turn it into a Message Center? Well Susan over at Homeroad sure did and it is a Mini Farmhouse Masterpiece! She show you how she did it so you can do it to when a folding chair comes into your life!
DIY Chair Wall Shelf – Knick of Time
Knick of Time… I have to tell you… Angie over at Knick of Time is a Chair Whisperer… she creates so many amazing… imaginative items out of chairs it is amazing! If you happen to have a broken chair… Angie will show you how to make a fabulous Farmhouse Wall Shelf!
Chair Back Flowerpot Holder – Organized Clutter
Organized Clutter… Over at Organized Clutter…Carlene is Repurposing a Chair Back into a Flowerpot holder and she shares the DIY with us! Pretty clever…don’t you think!
DIY Farmhouse Mini Message Center – Organized Clutter
Organized Clutter… You will also find the DIY for this fabulous Farmhouse Mini Message Center at Organized Clutter… how unique is this!
Chair Back Coat Rack – Face Lift Furniture
Face Lift Furniture… Over at Face Lift Furniture you will find the How to for this fun Chair Back Coat Rack!!! Keep your eyes peeled for chairs chairs and more chairs at your local Thrift Shop…the possibilities are endless!
DIY Chair Back Photo Display – Organized Clutter
Organized Clutter… Organized Clutter has yet another genius Chair Repurposing DIY for you! Just think of all the styles you can do this in…the colors…the wood treatments…so many options to display artwork…photos and more!
DIY French Style Bench – An Oregon Cottage
An Oregon Cottage… What do you get when you take 2 broken chairs and add a little bit of imagination and wood? You get this Amazing Farmhouse French-Style Bench that’s what! An Jami from An Oregon Cottage is going to show you how! Fabulous!
DIY Chair Planter – Simply Country Life
Simply Country Life… Adina over at Simply Country Life is going to show you how to turn a chair into a planter! This of the different styles you can create for indoor and out! LOVE IT!
DIY Dog Bowl Chairs – The DIY Village
The DIY Village… This is my favorite Upcycled Chair Creation! How fabulous is this! Upcycling 2 chairs… one for food and one for water so our taller furry friends can eat at a comfortable… healthy level! Plus… they look great! So simple and so many possibilities for the “style”!
Farmhouse Style Drink Stand – Oh My Creative
Oh My Creative turned this old chair into a super fun Farmhouse style Drink Stand! When you are not partying you could also put a nice big plant in there! They chose to leave it a wood stain but it’s all up to you… maybe you have a favorite color or maybe you want a weathered white look… or… the sky is the limit! Just add a galvanized pail… ice and some fun drinks! Good to go!
Upcycled DIY Pet Bed – Hometalk
Hometalk… How clever and wonderful is this! Over at Hometalk they are going to show you how to chop a chair down and turn it into a comfy little nap zone for your doggie. You can personalize it… paint it any color… stain it… embellish it…so many possibilities. You will be able to make one of these with just a few hours of time. LOVE it! I think we are going to make some of these for our local Shelter too. They are always looking for beds… bet they would be perfect for kitties too!
DIY Chair Back Bathroom Shelf & Towel Holder – My Repurposed Life
My Repurposed Life… Gail has recycled her chair and it not only has one use but two! It is a Bathroom Shelf a Towel Holder! How great is that. She is going to show you step by step how you can turn your next chair find into one of these beauties. When I think that some chairs at the Thrift Shop cost $1.00…makes your head spin with projects!
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