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A Beautiful Recycled Hertfordshire Home

By Moralfibres @moralfibres

I love a good virtual snoop around other peoples houses.  I stumbled upon this beautiful Victorian terraced house in Hertfordshire, on the House to Home website and fell in love with how the owners have cleverly repurposed old materials and furniture to really stunning and unique effect.

kitchen made from fruit crates

recycled kitchen idea

reclaimed kitchen shelves

For the kitchen the owners repurposed the original floorboards and fruit crates to make the doors, and used reclaimed shelving to maximise their storage.

sofa made from crates

The crate theme continues in the living room.  The owners couldn’t find a large sofa that they liked, so they made the sofa’s wooden base from salvaged fruit crates, and then added their own cushions.

mirror made from door

The mirror frame was made from a door frame found in a salvage yard.

custom rustic bathroom vanity unit

And the bathroom echoes the rest of the house, with this custom rustic vanity unit.

For more photos and further details please visit House to Home.

What do you think?  Is it to your taste?  Would you consider making your own sofa?

All photos used c/o House to Home / Heather Hobhouse.


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