Eco-Furniture on a Budget

Before you buy new furniture, check out our eco-friendly ideas for green furnishings.

  • Reupholstering brings new, longer life to heirloom furniture.
  • New paint on reclaimed furniture makes a one-of-a-kind statement.
  • Repurposing and refinishing furniture you've found at your local thrift store is a great way to go green on a budget.
  • Dress up readily available wicker furniture with accessories.
  • Painting that eco-friendly wicker chair can make it complement your room design. Don't like the look of eco-friendly wicker chairs? Try painting them to complement your room design.
  • This curtom dining set is green because of the sustainable wood used to make it.
  • Wooden outdoor furniture will be more expensive than plastic, but will age better than plastic thus saving replacement costs and landfill deposits.
  • Antiques repurposed for storage add character to any home. especially when repurposed for storage. Zinc antique baskets once held clothes during gym classes, but
  • This refinished salvaged armoire looks like a million bucks.
  • An eco-friendly, soy-based adhesive will keep the formaldehyde in plywood from putting off-gasses. © 2010 Scripps Networks, L.L.C. All rights reserved
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