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Five Furniture Repurposing Ideas for Your Kitchen

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Using repurposed furniture in your kitchen is unexpected, and can add instant character to the room.  I’ve collected five ideas for different repurposing projects you can use for inspiration in your own kitchen.


1) Kitchen Island – There are so many ways you can repurpose an old kitchen island. First of all, you can obviously paint it any style you would like — but think outside the box. You can completely replace your kitchen island with something meant for something else entirely:

Country Living 

 I love this old antique table that has been repurposed into a kitchen island. I actually already featured it here because I am that obsessed with it. I especially love how it’s paired with industrial styled stools.

 

This antique desk was restored and repurposed into another kitchen island. This one is from Young House Love when they were touring someone’s home. I really think this piece looks amazing in this kitchen.

2) Kitchen Armoire – I would have never thought to put an armoire in my kitchen, but I absolutely love the look. You can use the extra space as a place to store extra dishes, utensils, linen, etc.

 

This look is awesome. I can’t seem to find the original source, but I’m almost positive it’s from a magazine (Country Living, maybe?) If anyone knows, let me know. It definitely gives the room a rustic, yet industrial look.

 

3) Kitchen Bar or Wine and Liquor Cabinet – There are so many creative ways to add wine storage or a liquor cabinet in your home.

 

 

This repurposed project is from Bliss Ranch. They built it for their outdoor deck, but this can be easily done in a kitchen as well. This is such a unique look, and I’m sure quite a conversation piece in their home.

 

And since my life is built around before and afters, here is what this looked like before:

 

 

4) Kitchen Cart – Perfect for storing extra dishes, glasses, etc. You can repurpose a simple bookshelf and turn it into a kitchen cart.

 

 

 

Okay confession: this is actually from Restoration Hardware and there is a hefty $2200 price tag on it, but I have a feeling those who are handy can make this themselves. If I ever find an open backed bookshelf, I will immediately create this look simply by adding casters to the bottom.

 

5) Kitchen Shelving – We need all the storage space we can get in our kitchens. There are plenty of ways to repurpose items to create shelving.

 The owners of this kitchen used old apple crates to create a makeshift shelving space to store their herbs, canned goods, etc.

 This is an idea from Buckets of Burlap. Use an old ladder in your kitchen to hold dish towels.

 

19 Comments on Five Furniture Repurposing Ideas for Your Kitchen

  1. Pat
    August 20, 2012 at 12:14 pm (4 years ago)

    Love them, but that armoire in the kitchen doesn’t look like any armoire I’ve ever seen. I think that’s why it works so well in there!

    Reply
    • stcdesigns
      August 22, 2012 at 3:42 pm (4 years ago)

      Oh, I know that armoire is definitely one of a kind. I have seen more familiar looking armoires repurposed and painted so that they look perfect in kitchens. Gives me another idea for a post =) Thanks for stopping by, Pat!

      Reply
  2. Courtney
    August 24, 2012 at 9:05 pm (4 years ago)

    So many beautiful ideas! That armoire is to die for. I love the built in produce drawers, I might just have to build one!

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    • stcdesigns
      August 27, 2012 at 8:02 pm (4 years ago)

      Hi Courtney –

      Ah I love that armoire too! I wish I had the skills to build one!

      Reply
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