It's kinder on the environment, your budget, your creativity - and it brings more personality and warmth to a space than mass-produced pieces.
I am slowly working my way through a number of upcycled pieces in this house - so many that I decided they needed their own section, so you can see the before and afters of each piece!
A set of nesting tables picked up at a Broome garage sale:
Another garage sale find; this large danish-style sideboard was literally being given away for $15!
This purple puffy stool was bought off eBay for $5.50. It is possibly the worst upholstery job I've ever seen.
It was originally covered in a Zebra print for Archie's room, but it spends a lot of time in the lounge as a foot-stool.