It’s amazing what a little colour can do.
When it comes to furniture, a fresh coat of paint can be all the difference between it joining the scrap heap, and reincarnating as a refreshed piece to keep enjoying at home.
Upcycling is nothing new; in fact the make-do-and-mend mentality has been part of the national psyche since WWII. In a world of fast consumption, it can be satisfying to take time to bring something back from the brink or give it a whole new look.
How to upcycle furniture
Don’t be daunted by visions of complex upholstery, carpentry or fiddling with terrifying power tools. The easiest changes are often the simplest and paint is up there with the most powerfully