Instead of throwing out long-forgotten, dusty furniture we take a look at how to repurpose these pieces into a stylish centerpiece.
Upcycle vintage chairs
Breathe new life into old chairs (we bought these second-hand for a song) with a coat of paint and bold cushions. First, spray chairs with primer. When dry, apply two coats of black spray paint; we used Rustoleum spray paint in Gloss Black ($17). To make cushions, choose a fabric and take it to a furniture manufacturer, such as Sofarie, for made-to-measure covers.
For more ideas, try turning an old ladder into a stylish towel rack.