It seems that everybody is trying their hand at up-cycling vintage furniture nowadays. I wonder if this is because modern furniture does not seem to stand the test of time? I for one have bought new pieces of furniture that for sure do not seem to be made half as well as some of the vintage finds I stumble across. We are also a nation obsessed with recycling and sustainability, and rightly so with all the worrying stories about the human race damaging the world we live in. Recycling old furniture and other items will help reduce waste and reduces the need to manufacture new products.
Up-cycling items means that you can give a modern and new feel to old pieces, it is not about living in a junk shop.
Take a look at some of my recent pieces of work below for some inspiration