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Recycled Ideas for Creating a Dream Bedroom

Posted by Mark Godsell-Fletcher on

At Eat Sleep Live we use reclaimed wood to make our beautiful furniture.  Our wood has already had a life possibly in a school or factory.  We believe it is important to take something to take and turn it into something new, giving it a new start in life. In the the journey from creating something from old to new, you can add your own personal tastes and style. This great wallpaper has been made to resemble recycled timber. [caption id="attachment_1623" align="alignnone" width="533"]Kemra Wallpapers Recycled Timber Wallpaper, Beut Kemra Wallpapers Recycled Timber Wallpaper, Beut[/caption]

There are many types of eco-flooring such as bamboo, cork, rubber, all beautiful in their design and finish.  Wooden flooring can also be reclaimed, we just couldn't resit this parque flooring. [caption id="attachment_1624" align="alignnone" width="600"]Reclaimed parquet flooring, Reclaimed Reclaimed parquet flooring, Reclaimed[/caption] Doors make the perfect headboard, whether sanded down, stained, painted or simply just as they are. [caption id="attachment_1625" align="alignnone" width="461"]DIY Door Headboard, Picklee DIY Door Headboard, Picklee[/caption] Create a fantastic piece of wall art with recycled frames.  Get a selection of frames of all different shapes and sizes.  Paint in a variety of colours and hang on the wall as though a piece of art.  It's a simple and affective way of creating a unique statement piece for your room. [caption id="attachment_1626" align="alignnone" width="570"]Upcycled Frames, Etsy Upcycled Frames, Etsy[/caption] Mason Jar Lighting is an upcycle favourite.  Creating a beautiful light such as this is easy with the right equipment.  But if you do not trust your creative handy-work you can also buy them. [caption id="attachment_1627" align="alignnone" width="570"]Mason Jar Chandelier, Etsy Mason Jar Chandelier, Etsy[/caption] There are many objects you can recycle for shelving, whether it be old books, crates or even a pair of ladders. [caption id="attachment_1628" align="alignnone" width="360"]Ladders, Pinterest Ladders, Pinterest[/caption] Why not make your own bed set.  You could use some old bits of fabric sewn together or for those with some artistic flair, how about painting a patter on an old plain bedding set. [caption id="attachment_1629" align="alignnone" width="600"]DIY Duvet Cover, 4Men1Lady DIY Duvet Cover, 4Men1Lady[/caption] Bedroom furniture can be easily up cycled with some cans of eco paints, a change of handles and some bits of wallpaper you may have in the back of cupboards. [caption id="attachment_1630" align="alignnone" width="428"]DIY Closet, ramblingrenovators DIY Closet, ramblingrenovators[/caption] We think you will agree, when you put the whole look together you have a bedroom that is stylish and as individual as you. Recycled Bedroom Here is some more recycled inspiration for where you Eat Sleep Live Eat
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