Upholstery Art with Antiquate

upholstered chair using recycled fabrics

Kerri Hollingsworth from Antiquate, is not only a furniture restorer, but an incredible artist. Based in Taggerty, Central Victoria, she upholsters furniture with a difference. The materials she uses vary from job to job, but she tries to steer clear of synthetic materials. For example, some upholstered chairs need foam cushions as that is the way they…

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Recycled Picture Frames & Homewares

Mulbury manufacture furniture, homewares and picture frames using recycled Australian hardwood timber, mainly Victorian Ash. So far they have saved over 20,000 lineal meters of Australian hardwood from going to waste. Joining our Sustainable Home Hub, the team at Mulbury only use recycled Australian hardwood timbers that would otherwise go to waste and landfill. “We hand…

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Our Big Upcycled Office Renovation

This post is brought to you in partnership with Monsta We are on the home stretch of our inside home renovations and we are feeling the pinch! We have recently completed the office, and have Maxwell’s room to go. We will then take a break before finishing later in the year with the kitchen, bathroom…

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House Tour, Sarah’s Vintage Upcycled Bedroom

Even if you have only one room to play with, you can make it your own. Starting with your bedroom in the home you grow up in, is often where many of us get the first bite of the rearranging bug! I spent many an hour creating zones in my bedroom as a teen. This…

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How to Upcycle a Vinyl and Timber Mid Century Dining Chair

by DIY specialist Natasha Dickins at Little Red Industries ‘I love a vintage find,’ says Natasha Dickins, DIY specialist at Little Red Industries. ‘But usually old furniture needs some changes to make it collectible again, and I have a three-step plan that works for any makeover.’ 1. Remove the one thing that makes it most…

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