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Bookcase Upcycle Project
A $50 Facebook Marketplace find gets a total transformation
We love nothing better than a good, old-fashioned upcycle here at British Paints. Updating older items is good for the environment, good for your wallet and good for the soul – because it gives you the chance to explore your creative side!
Instead of spending big bucks on a piece of new furniture which is likely to have engineered wood or laminate, it’s surprisingly easy to find solid-wood items on Gumtree or Facebook Marketplace. And even if they have a bit of a dated look, all you need is a bit of vision to bring them into the 21st century.
We revamped a bookcase with cabinets and took it from daggy varnished pine to stylish Hamptons chic with just a few coats of British Paints Paint & Prime – here’s how: