25 Genius Ways to Repurpose Old Wooden Chairs You Need to See

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8. Turn a salvaged chair into a bird bath

Turn a salvaged chair into a bird bath

Found it here >> Daisy Mae Belle

Isn’t that a novel idea? If you have an old chair with a broken seat replace it with a terra cotta saucer, fill it with water and set it outside for the birds to bathe in.

7. Repurpose a broken chair as a stool

Repurpose a broken chair as a stool

Found it here >> Knick of Time

If the back has broken on an old wooden chair there’s no need to throw it out because instead you can turn it into a stool or side table.

6. Turn an old chair into a fairy garden

Turn an old chair into a fairy garden

Found it here >> Our Crafty Mom

We love fairy gardens around here but we’ve never seen one created in a chair before!

5. Turn the old chair backs into photo frames

Turn the old chair backs into photo frames

Found it here >> All Things Thrifty

So can you guess which of these fabulous frames started out life as a chair?

4. Use an old chair back as a earring rack

Use an old chair back as a earring rack

Found it here >> Nine Red

You’ll need a cane chair for this upcycling project so keep your eyes peeled!

3. Turn a thrift store chair into a planter

Turn a thrift store chair into a planter

Found it here >> Better Housekeeper

If you find a gorgeous old wooden chair at the thrift store that’s not really fit to be indoors give it a paint job and give it a new lease of life as a garden planter!

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2. Turn an old chair into a play kitchen

Turn an old chair into a play kitchen

Found it here >> IKEA Hackers

We love DIY play kitchens around here and this chair makeover is totally GENIUS!

1. Turn it into an accessory station

Turn an old chair into an accessory station

Found it here >> My Sister’s Suitcase

Remove the seat and add a basket and you have a fabulous shoe and accessory station for your entry way!

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