Reviva’s top 5 tips for getting started with upcycling

At Reviva, we believe in the magic of giving new life to old items, and today, we’re excited to share our top 5 tips for getting started with upcycling. Whether you’re a seasoned DIY enthusiast or just starting your creative journey, these tips will inspire you to reimagine your space with style and sustainability.

1. Upcycled Furniture 🛋️:

Say goodbye to the ordinary and hello to the extraordinary! Instead of discarding that old dresser or coffee table, consider upcycling it into a custom piece that adds character to your space. A fresh coat of paint and some new hardware can work wonders, turning your outdated furniture into a focal point of style.

2. Embrace Vintage Treasures 🕰️:

Step into a treasure trove of unique finds at Reviva Reuse Shops. From retro kitchenware to funky frames, these vintage gems can infuse your home with a touch of nostalgia. Get creative and incorporate these timeless pieces into your DIY projects for a one-of-a-kind look that tells a story.

3. Sustainable Art 🎨:

Unleash your inner artist with sustainable materials! Reviva Reuse Shops offer a fantastic selection of art supplies waiting for a second chance. Grab a canvas, frame, or even scrap materials or metal and let your creativity flow. Not only are you creating something beautiful, but you’re also contributing to reducing waste.

4. DIY Planters 🌿:

Elevate your greenery game with unique planters from Reviva Reuse Shops. From repurposed teapots to wooden crates and even discarded tyres, these items can add a touch of interest to your indoor or outdoor space. By opting for upcycled planters, you’re not only saving money but also giving a new life to forgotten objects.

5. Repurposed Textiles 🧵:

Don’t let old clothes or linens go to waste. Turn them into stylish accessories! Transform old shirts into trendy tote bags or repurpose them into cozy blankets. The possibilities are endless when you let your creativity run wild, and you’ll be contributing to a more sustainable lifestyle.


Upcycling isn’t just about saving money; it’s about creating something meaningful and sustainable. These top 5 tips from Reviva Reuse Shops are your invitation to embark on a DIY journey that transforms both your home and the environment. So, roll up your sleeves, grab your paintbrush, and let the magic of upcycling begin! 

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