Some old quilts are too fragile or tattered to use as bedding, but they're too precious to throw away. Repurpose one into a charming, cottage-style Christmas tree skirt by using the largest intact portion of the quilt.
With seating for eight, the large dining table in the middle of this newly remodeled kitchen gives the homeowners a great space to entertain, while the combination of a farmhouse table and wrought iron chairs adds visual interest to the space.
Rustic furniture and accessories add texture to this bright, feminine living room in shades of soft blue, gray and white. Especially stunning is the rustic reclaimed wood coffee table that adds a fun touch to this otherwise traditional space.
In the dining space, designers from America's Most Desperate Kitchens added plenty of storage and a bar area. To add more display options and complete the design in the space, a vintage barn shutter was repurposed into a shelving unit that is illuminated by a bright, broadway light fixture. Vintage metal rakes on either side of the shelves were upcycled and used as wine glass racks.
Repurpose your old cookie cutters into charming candles by melting blocks of crafting wax in a pan on a stovetop, pouring the liquefied wax inside of the cookie cutters, and then adding a wick before the wax hardens.
Many beautiful antique doors and windows are orphaned from their original cabinetry, furniture pieces or homes. There are thousands of ways to repurpose them decoratively, but this project shows how to make them functional again as doors to a cabinet.
Fixer Upper host Joanna Gaines turned the once bland laundry room into a colorful and inspiring craft room. Two bright yellow light fixtures illuminate a large craft table, made from an old pocket door. New cabinets provide necessary storage space to organize supplies and materials.
Repurpose a bar or garden cart into a rolling breakfast station complete with gourmet coffees and a variety of newspapers. It's the perfect time of year to loll away the morning over the paper, sipping hot java and noshing freshly baked pastries.
HGTV's Property Brothers completely renovated this kitchen with a new layout, stone countertop, glass tile backsplash, raised-panel cabinets and a wood island on casters that offers prep space and plenty of storage.
The holiday season is stressful enough without feeling like you have to go shopping for decor for every party. Just use what you have on hand: things you love and things that have been collected over time. Ultimately, the look created with those items will be more interesting than a bunch of trendy holiday decor picked up at a store.