16 DIY shelves made with recycled materials

Simple ideas for decorating and organizing

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One should always take the time to think before disposing of old furniture, or any accessories, even if they are broken or very worn.

And you will understand why by going through these 16 original creations that are entirely made from recycled materials !

An old drawer, a broken chair, an old stool, even old books with missing pages can be used to make practical shelves for your home that will also add a touch of extra inexpensive decor to your home !

Long live recycling !

Here are 16 DIY shelves made with recycled materials:

1) Collect wooden crates to make beautiful shelves that will be both very solid and practical.

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2) Collect the small drawers of an old piece of furniture to transform them into very original shelves

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3) Collect old books to make shelves ! This kind of shelf is available in stores and it's the books you put on it that will become the shelves.

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4) Do you like a cottage in the woods? Here is an idea for you !

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5) If you prefer the Shabby Chic style, white is what you need. A small cut pallet, and voila !

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6) An old stepladder will make the perfect shelf to furnish a room that's still a little too empty.

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7) And an old door will add a little decoration to a room thanks to its incredible beauty !

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8) By removing the panels from the door, you will be able to create several shelves.

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9) Just simple wooden boards to spell out the word LOVE

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10) A small drawer from an antique dresser for the bathroom !

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11) A hanging shelf ! What a great idea !

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12) To tidy children's books in the playroom !

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13) An old broken chair can always become a beautiful bookshelf !

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14) Is this not an extraordinary idea?

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15) These white painted wooden crates are perfect for a bathroom decorated with an ocean theme.

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16) And finally ... Adding wallpaper to the bottom of old drawers can make a difference !

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