Eight Ways to Bring New Life to Vintage Pieces

Eight Ways to Bring New Life to Vintage Pieces

Add a rustic feel to your home by bringing a shutter indoors. Vintage shutters, like the one pictured here, can be found at flea and antique markets. Choose a fun paint color to rub into the grooves for a distressed look. This can be an inexpensive way to fill a large wall while adding a casual and cozy vibe.

Eight Ways to Bring New Life to Vintage Pieces

Rather than traditional frames, mount artwork on reclaimed hutch doors, covering it with plexiglas rather than the real thing for safety’s sake. Use heavy twine to hang the panels from hooks. Adapt a vintage suitcase as a table to hold a vignette composed of family photos and a collection of keepsakes, like dad’s childhood rocker.

Eight Ways to Bring New Life to Vintage Pieces

Turn a vintage wire basket on casters into a laundry hamper by adding a custom linen liner.