The Trend For Reclaimed indoor and Outdoor Decorations and Materials


The Trend For Reclaimed Indoor And Outdoor Decorations And Materials

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There are numerous ways to create indoor and outdoor decorations with reclaimed materials but reclaimed wood is probably the most popular type of material and also the one that is the most versatile. From shoe racks to kitchen tables, using reclaimed wood for indoor and outdoor decorations is a very popular trend that can lead to numerous creative DIY projects for those who are looking to create furniture or decorate their homes in a unique but also eco-friendly and functional way.

Eco-friendly And Functional Reclaimed Wood Furniture

Those who want to have reclaimed wood furniture into their homes have two options – buying reclaimed wood furniture or building it themselves. Reclaimed wood furniture can be pretty expensive since the furniture is unique but this can be the best option for you if you are not too keen on DIY projects. On the other hand, if you love DIY projects and you also love to build your own stuff, buy some reclaimed wood and start working on your dream furniture. Here are some ideas for you:

Entryway Table

Creating an entryway table that also serves as a shoe rack is a great way to create an inviting entryway to your home. Choose the size of the entryway table and decide how many shelves you want.

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Shoe Rack

If you have too many shoes, forget the entryway table and choose a shoe rack with 3 or 4 levels instead or use reclaimed wood to make a bench with storage for your shoes inside. You can stain the shoe rack or the bench to match the interior of your house.

Kitchen Or Dining Room Table

Adding a rustic touch to your kitchen or living room is a great way to create a cozy atmosphere for your family meals and the best way to do this is by making or buying a reclaimed wood table. If you really like this idea, you can also consider adding some reclaimed wood chairs around the table.

Coffee Table

If you do not want to commit to a dining table, choose a reclaimed wood coffee table instead.

Reclaimed Wood Kitchen Shelves

If you are loving the whole rustic vibe for your kitchen, consider building some reclaimed wood kitchen shelves that will not only allow you to store your pots and other kitchen essentials but will also look like the perfect match for your rustic table.

DIY Reclaimed Wood Kitchen Shelves

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Reclaimed Wood Indoor And Outdoor Decorations

The best way to transform a house into a home is to pay attention to details and to add decorations that fit your personality and style. Reclaimed wood decorations are unique and they add a nice inviting and warm vibe to your home. Also, making reclaimed wood decorations is so much easier than making furniture so here are some decoration ideas:

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Reclaimed Wood Coat Rack

If the shoe rack project is too complicated for you but you would love to have an inviting and rustic vibe in your entryway, you can make a reclaimed wood coat rack.

Reclaimed Wood Coat Rack

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Mirror Frame

Another simple DIY idea is to make a chic mirror frame. You can use the mirror to decorate your living room.


If you love to host garden parties, a chalkboard is a nice idea for writing inspiring messages for your guests or, it is a great way to keep small children busy outside writing and drawing on the chalkboard instead of ruining your walls. The reclaimed wood frame adds a nice vintage touch to the chalkboard.

Other amazing DIY reclaimed wood decorations: mailbox, drink coasters, wine rack, outdoor stools, towel hooks, soap holder, serving tray, a feeding station for pets.