RECYCLED FURNITURE APPLIQUES







Want cheaper options to add appliques to your next painting projects?











Old plastic garden fence makes for great appliques on painted
projects. I've cut mine apart with a jig saw and pre-drilled
 tiny holes in each to attached them to these drawers with 
finishing nails.


Here is a look at another item that I have recycled into 
furniture appliques. These plastic wall plaques from the 
seventies can also be cut up and re-used.

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Using plastic for appliques is not new, many vintage pieces
of furniture came from the manufacturer with plastic
 embellishments on the front of them, like these 2 
examples.


Sometimes these pieces of furniture are wrecked by water 
damage but the ornate plastic bits can be pried off and reused
like I did for a pair of my bedside cabinets. This ornate detail
 shown below was one of 2 matching piece I removed off a
 destroyed armoire found roadside.  


To see some more unique appliques: 
https://bit.ly/2L5W6W2

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ALSO BE SURE TO CHECK OUT FIRSTFINDS ....
Here is a quick look at some of the hardware available
in the Etsy ShopThere are 1000's of pieces of up-cycled 
hardware to choose from at firstfinds hardware store

  

  
        


  
  


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1 comment:

  1. What an awesome idea!! I'm going to be looking at those old plastic things a lot more closely now!! Thank you!!

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