We live in an era of readily available information. With the internet, you can learn about virtually anything in a short amount of time. This has lead to a veritable DIY revolution, with many people doing things themselves, ranging from repairs to more complex builds. This has also lead to increased creativity as one can gather lots of varied ideas and make something new from something old.
Upcycling, as this has come to be called, is a fantastic way to create unique looks for your home as you can combine almost anything. In the video below, there are quite a few unique ideas for how one can take old items (sourced from garage sales, flea markets or even pawn shops) and make something awesome out of them with a little bit of elbow grease.