In this article, we will see how to combine two current trends, on the one hand the breaking of furniture rustic , which are selling for gold, and on the other hand the green wave that proposes to reuse wood from old furniture or pallets , to get a cheap furniture that responds to the rustic style while keeping a small ecological footprint.
a cheap furniture of rustic style
In nature, nothing is lost and nothing is created, apply this wise maxim and remember that we are also part of this nature. The major advantage of using reclaimed wood to build a piece of furniture in a pretty rustic style, and a cheap piece of furniture is that the final rendering will keep all the authenticity of a material whose patina natural is the one that time has impressed on him.
the natural patina of time
The majority of rustic furniture on the market, unless it is genuine antique furniture, acquires an artificially aged appearance, using paints and varnishes which are a well-known source of VOC volatile organic compounds. Why make complicated when there are simple solutions, which participate in addition to reduce the amount of waste, with all the pollution inherent in their routing?
a simple furniture solution
In the photos that follow, we will not detail case by case how to assemble each of these objects, the general idea is to disassemble a pallet for example, to make a headboard, or this bottle rack. If you come across an old piece of furniture, do not burn it, see what a beautiful table you can build with just a few doors of an old cabinet! Give free rein to your imagination, depending on the material you will have the opportunity to recover, or even let the material dictate how it wishes to be transformed, as in this cubist table recovered wood. Wishing you fun creative moments!
an authentic effect
combine ecology and design
a little creativity
a hint of green in your painting
furniture that is not standard