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10 Best Upcyled DIY Projects: Vintage Transformations

by Amy Azzarito


Last week, we made our annual trek to the Brimfield Antique show. Part of the fun walking around antique fairs is imagining the possibilities of transforming our finds into something cool. We found architectural balustrades that could be turned into table lights, industrial mixer blades that could become pendant lamps, and wooden crates that can become anything from plant stands, to a dog feeder to shelves. Do you have a favorite vintage transformation?  –Amy Azzarito

Image above: A vintage book cover becomes the perfect travel case for electronics. See the full instructions here.


Image above: Vintage Western belts become leather frames. See the full instructions here.


Image above: A shelf that turns vintage thermos finds into a hanging vase. See the full instructions here.


Image above: Turn a vintage painting into a secret storage cabinet. See the full instructions here.


Image above: Turn a suitcase in a bathroom storage and a towel hanger. See the full instructions here.


Image above: A chandelier made from a wire hanger – perfect for a dorm dweller or apartment owner. See the full instructions here.


Image above: Turn a bushel basket into a pendant lamp. See the full instructions here.


Image above: Turn vintage spools of thread into decorative hooks. See the full instructions here.


Image above: A vintage suitcase become a charging station. See the full instructions here.


Image above: A solid perfume pocket watch locket. See the full instructions here.

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