From ordinary to extraordinary: 5 simple DIY home decor ideas for revamping furniture

In the case of old Indian furniture, there are several creative ways to give them a fresh, modern look. Here

Published on Aug 26, 2023 09:31 AM IST 7 Photos

Revamping old Indian furniture can breathe new life into your space while adding a touch of uniqueness and character. In the case of old Indian furniture, there are several creative ways to give them a fresh and modern look. In the realm of transformation, we possess two enchanting paths: one, to weave captivating additions and the other, to metamorphose what's already held, a treasure awaiting the grasp of the discerning eye. (Photo by Spacejoy on Unsplash)

1. Alchemy of Décor: Turning and Shelves into Treasures - In an interview with HT Lifestyle, Rashmi Yadav, Founder of Eunoia design studio, shared with Zarafshan Shiraz, “Unleash the power of paint and stain to transform old furniture into modern masterpieces that match your space's vibe. Breathe new life into forgotten pieces with a splash of complementary hues and give them a fresh purpose. Take your accent walls to the next level with captivating designs and patterns, effortlessly created using trendy stencils. Elevate the charm with open shelves adorned with an eclectic mix of quirky vases, captivating books, and picture-perfect frames. Embrace the art of home transformation and make your space truly extraordinary.” (Photo by Alexandra Gorn on Unsplash)

2. Drab to Fab with Decor Magic, Patterned Pillows and Stunning Rugs - Revealing the secrets of style evolution with a sprinkle of decor magic, Rashmi Yadav suggested, “Embrace the trends and elevate your existing spaces effortlessly. Infuse life into your surroundings by introducing captivating textures and materials that spark visual intrigue. Elevate your space's vibe with a touch of creativity. Brighten up the ambiance instantly with patterned pillows, colourful throws, and stunning rugs that breathe new life into your home. Let your space reflect your evolving taste with the perfect blend of charm and flair.” (File Photo)


3. Coating Curating Contrasting and More - Bringing his expertise to the same, Anshuman Gupta, Director at Another Perspective, recommended, “One popular method is to revamp an old SS almirah by adding wainscoting. This not only adds texture and visual interest but also transforms the almirah into a statement piece. Additionally, applying PVD coating can give it a sleek and polished appearance with motifs to highlight.” (Photo by Sheela Sahani on Unsplash)

4. Doors to Décor: Repurposing Old Wooden Doors as Stunning Wall Panelling - Anshuman Gupta encouraged, “Reimagine, repurpose, rejoice the endless possibilities of upcycled elegance If you have old wooden doors lying around, consider repurposing them as wall panelling. By converting them into decorative elements, you not only give them a new purpose but also add architectural interest to your space. Transformation that transcends time and adds a touch of artistic charm is the one for everyone.” (Photo by Hutomo Abrianto on Unsplash)