Top 20: D.I.Y Spool Hacks
The round wooden industrial cable spool is the curvacious cousin of the mega-popular pallet (frequently featured hack material on this blog and featured in inspiration posts such as Top 10 Pallet Coffee Table Hacks, Top 10 D.I.Y Pallet Bed Hacks, Top15 Pallet Sofa Hacks, Pallet Ideas for the kitchen as well as in step-by-step D.I.Y tutorial posts like D.I.Y Pallet Coffee Table Tutorial, D.I.Y Pallet sofa tutorial & D.I.Y Pallet Dining Table Tutorial).
I´ve gathered some inspirational cable spool coffee table hack and upcycling ideas below. Just like with pallet hacks, required effort D.I.Y is minimal. It´s the small touches and the setting that makes the look, making this hack idea very versatile and flexible. So have a peek below and get those hack juices flowing…
Some ideas should you be so lucky to come across a vintage cable spool…
Modern polish with an edgeLove the contrast of when a shabby cable reel is given a top coat of of shiny sleek stainless steel.
WhitewashSplashing on white paint and adding castors leaves spools fresh looking & ready for any kind of decor backdrop.
”BookMobiles”Add some wheels and wood sticks for support and you´ve got yourself a bookmobile. The diameter of a spool makes it perfect for book storage. BookMobile DIY tutorial – CLICK HERE
Pimped with ropeTie some rope around the waist of the spool to add some tactile cosyness.
UpholsteredGrab your some padding, a piece of fabric and a stapler to acheive this look & stool function.
No fuss plainThe no-fuss look is perfect for messy spaces like kids´rooms.
…and some oddballsSome odd ideas that might inspire some of you!
Top Picwww.sunflowersandspears.blogspot.com www.comren.co.uk www.stylingandsalvage.com www.atelier4cinquieme.be www.etsy.com www.repurposedvintagefinds.blogspot.com Whitewash www.nestdesignstudio.wordpress.com www.hannishem.blogspot.com BookMobiles www.createforevermore.com www.designsponge.com www.readingisfashionable.com Pimped with rope www.bwrp.org.uk www.tinyassapartment.blogspot.com
No fuss plain www.var-dags-rum.blogspot.com The oddballs www.lesdedees.blogspot.com www.lesdedees.blogspot.com