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193 Recycled railroad tie furniture Ideabooks
Can We Bounce Some Great Recycled-Rubber Ideas Off You?
No need to bemoan that spare tire. Old rubber is getting a guilt-free second life as flooring, pavers, sinks and even furniture
"Today recycled rubber can be found in everything from furniture to flooring. Keen... reclaiming and recycling rubber is essential to reducing our landfill waste. While tires and... long been recycled for sports surfaces and rubber shoes, they've rarely been used in... can use recycled rubber around your home.... bought recycled rubber tire tiles to cover it rather than dig it all up. They're... reuse recycle old car tyres. Here are few pics of them. And , don't forget the most..."
7 Out-of-the-Box Retaining Wall Ideas
"Beyond Railroad Ties With Stylish Rock, Metal, Blocks, and Poured Concrete... again: 8x8 railroad timbers stacked about 4-feet high with pine straw at the crest. There... treads with railroad tie risers. We installed a natural picket fence (scavenged from a... material - recycled concrete pieces - from a cement contractor who was replacing sidewalks... somewhat of a furniture look. The only real drawback is upkeep; you'll probably have to restain..."
How to Recycle Your Kitchen
Instead of adding to the junk pile — and paying landfill fees — get rid of old appliances, cabinets and countertops the ecofriendly way
"reused or recycled. While recycling building materials can take longer than simply whacking... easily recycled with the right charity or facility. Here you’ll learn more about... you can recycle and who might want it.... people who recycles just to be PC. There's a big difference in recycling old wood flooring... metal recycling centers, here all metals are recycled in one place and they pay you... option of recycling...none of them, that I have ever seen...even the ones talking about..."
Modern Icons: The Navy Chair
"bottle recycling. Each 111 Navy Chair uses the plastic from 111 recycled plastic bottles... from 80% recycled aluminum. Recently, they decided to expand the tradition of promoting... promoting recycling. Just this year,Emeco produced the 111 Navy Chair. Partnering with... great for tying one on :) So comfy and more importantly, STURDY! With so many homes having... 'reclaimed/recycled look. The navy chairs would be great. There are others here on houzz..."
My Houzz: French Country Meets Southern Farmhouse Style in Georgia
Industrious DIYers use antique furniture, collections and warm colors to cozy up their traditional home
"antique furniture, collections and warm colors to cozy up their traditional home... antique furniture. "We are avid DIYers," says Kim. "Anywhere we can save money, we... effortlessly tie into Kim's French country style. Every corner of the home shows off her... piece of furniture or adding color to a room, she fearlessly paints, sands, waxes and... unique furniture pieces. Lovely kitchen thanks for sharing! Fantastic! Wonderful,..."
Guest Picks: Get a Soothing (but Not Snoozy) Traditional Living Room
Fresh yet classic, these furniture pieces, lighting and accessories offer an updated take on traditional
"these furniture pieces, lighting and accessories offer an updated take on traditional... client's furniture was recycled via remodeling and reupholstery, and several pieces... pieces of furniture were repainted. The style is traditional but still fresh. A palette... using furniture that you already . This room's layout is similar to my newly remodeled... ional furniture like bean bags, but in traditional fabrics like these from Ahh! Products..."
Houzz Call: What Have You Salvaged for Home Use?
If your floors, furniture, exterior materials or other home elements have a past life, we'd like to hear the story
"floors, furniture, exterior materials or other home elements have a past life, we'd... as the furniture grade stuff. It resulted however in one-of -a -kind furniture, supported... flooring,the furniture, the stairs, We made, we laid, we recycled, we were completely off... some old railroad restroom stall doors to use as they were historically intended. The... reclaim or recycle material in Staten Island, NY area. Thanks. Houzz is not kind to me..."
7 Home Purchases Worth the Splurge
Make buyer's remorse over furniture, textiles and more a thing of the past with this wise purchasing advice
"remorse over furniture, textiles and more a thing of the past with this wise purchasing... I'd add "Furniture" in general. Better furniture takes a lot of abuse and is worth... They are furniture manufacturers and use hardwood frames, 8 way hand tied springs etc... as to furniture...to get real quality in new furniture, it seems to me you have to... corner with furniture, you do not need more than two sets of sheets for a bed. Your bed..."
28 Great Homes Smaller Than 1,000 Square Feet
"layout, furniture and mind-set can lead to comfortable living in any size of home... fancy furniture or lofts etc. I would have liked to see more (genuinely) small homes... around furniture should be at least 5 feet for walkers and wheel chairs, keep that... seniors.. Furniture makers finally getting it..making Stylish sofas for smaller spaces... almost all re-cycled material. NOT counting for any WATER and ELECTRICITY installs..."
What Goes With Dark Wood Floors?
Avoid a too-heavy look or losing your furniture in a sea of darkness with these pairing ideas for flooring in deep tones
"losing your furniture in a sea of darkness with these pairing ideas for flooring in deep... well. Recycled furniture and a wall of windows to the lake complete the look. http://www... picking furniture/color schemes. I like the muddied hues and textures paired with... it all ties together and getting a plan together for the flooring was tripping me... lighter wood furniture helps, but I do think the dark color needs to appear either in picture..."
Guest Picks: Minimalist Pieces With a Major Presence
"sleek furniture and accessory designs are short on excess but bursting with creative... approach to furniture and decor is one I come back to time and time again. Whether or not... This recycled wood and metal table has gone straight onto my wish list. The tabletop... sparse with furniture as you want. Trays are minimalist in design to begin with, but if... for the furniture version in our bedrooms. It could also serve as a device for overflow..."
Turn a Shipping Pallet Into a Stylish Ottoman
"out of recycled materials. About furniture legs: despite living in a very small apartment... it Semi-Recycled. OK, how much did the final product cost????????? Re furniture... Legs were recycled from another project I did. Foam was left over, but would cost about... western furniture pieces to enhance my family room. They can be quite pricey.These... artists, furniture designers and fans of such from all over the world come and see pictures..."
Guest Picks: Chic Finds for a Small Living Room
Versatile furniture and eclectic accents combine for an instant plan that makes a petite living room feel just grand
"atile furniture and eclectic accents combine for an instant plan that makes a petite... piece of furniture into something really special. The glint of gold on this gray knob... grounding the furniture arrangement, and the smaller-scale print won't interfere with your... living room furniture, and the sleek open storage area will inspire neatness, hopefully... palette ties in the hues of both pieces. From cabinets and shelves to baskets and bins..."
1 Chair + 2 Fabric Patterns = 1 Fabulous Look
Pair two contrasting fabrics on an upholstered chair to bring edge and an element of the unexpected to your interior decorating
"you buy furniture from a designer's showroom?! Sometimes I feel like I'm the only one... fabric tie-ins, like drapes/shades, that forces you later on to have to change more... wish to recycle those blinds here are two projects that you may find of interest:... front and tied in a faux leather to the sides and back of my husbands wingback. The... could. 2. Tie in fabric elsewhere in the room. The blue denim on the fronts of these..."
Secrets to Shopping Craigslist
Frustrated with your results nabbing Craigslist treasures? This hard-earned wisdom will help you bring that perfect piece home
"Craigslist's furniture listings, you know how frustrated I feel. Every good item is snatched... and "furniture" sections. Many people post antiques in the general furniture section... piece of furniture is pictured amidst lots of other pieces of furniture with price tags... iron furniture and a whole host of other misspelled items. And good move, nikilyn207... outdoor furniture will weather). 3. Saves money, items are discounted for use, age..."